NAME: Black Cherry Tree
OTHER COMMON NAMES: Mountain Black Cherry / Wild Black Cherry / Rum Cherry
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Prunus Serotina
COLOR: White Flowers & Black Cherries
PLANT SEEDS: Fall sow seeds or cold stratify
BLOOM TIME: Flowers Apr - May
HARVEST: Fruit Matures in Early Summer
HARDINESS ZONE: 4 - 8
PLANT HEIGHT: Up to 100'
PLANT SPACING: 30 - 40'
LIGHT REQUIREMENTS: Sun - Part Shade
SOIL & WATER PREFERENCES: Average
QUANTITY: 30 Seeds
OTHER: The Black Cherry Tree is a North American native with delicious edible fruit. The leaves are long, glossy, & smell like black cherry when crushed. In fall, they turn lovely shades of yellow, rose, & orange. These trees are fast growing, long lived, & very ornamental.
In spring, tons of fragrant flowers cover the tree in drooping clusters that measure 4 - 6" long. The flowers are replaced by fruit that starts out red & darkens as it matures, ending up a very dark reddish-purple that is almost black. These edible black cherries are often made into jams & pies, wines, & a flavoring for brandy, whiskey, rum, soda, & ice cream.
Birds & other small critters love to eat the fruit of the Black Cherry Tree, the flowers are visited by bees & butterflies, & it provides wonderful living habitat for them.
The wood of this cherry tree is used for smoking & grilling foods because of the wonderful flavor it imparts. It is also “the” expensive red timber used for "cherry" wood furniture.
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