The Dwarf Russian Almond grows in acidic, alkaline, drought tolerant, loamy, moist, rich, sandy, silty loam, well drained, wide range, clay soils.
This hardy shrub, attractive for its bright red flowers and wildlife value, is fairly drought tolerant. Grows 2'-5' high with an equal spread and flowers best in full sun.
Bountiful, early spring flowers are rose-red and quite striking. Dark green leaves turn yellow-orange in fall. Velvety, oval, about 3/4" long, nutty, gray-yellow-tan fruit make this a good small shrub for wildlife browsing. This shrub is very dense which also provides excellent cover for birds and rabbits. Fairly drought tolerant. Grows 2'-5' high with equal spread. Flowers best in full sun.
This shrub is very dense which provides excellent cover for birds and rabbits, who, among other wildlife, enjoy browsing the nutty fruit.
Lustrous dark green above, pale underneath turning yellow-orange in fall.
Velvety, oval, about 3/4" long, nutty, gray-yellow-tan fruit.