Prunus tenella Batsch (syn. Amygdalus nana L.; P. nana (L.) Stokes; A. ledebouriana Schltdl.; A. georgica Desf., Dwarf Russian Almond) is a species of deciduous shrubs in the genus Prunus, native to steppes of Eastern Europe and Western Siberia, as well as dry open sites of Caucasus, Western and Central Asia. P. tenella yields small almond-like hairy fruits with characteristic flavor. It grows to 1.5 m (5 ft) and is a popular ornamental plant in cold temperate regions, valued for its profuse spring blossom and exceptional winter hardiness. 'Fire Hill' is a popular cultivar with red flowers.