Black Cherry (1-0)
This widespread native tree is the largest and most important native cherry. Showy white flowers in May followed by red turning to black fruit. Will be tall and thin if crowded or more open habit in the sun. Distinctive blocky bark that lifts at edges. Cold hardy and tolerant of a wide range of conditions.
- Fast growth
- Wildlife- attracts birds and butterflies, fruit used by people to make beverages and jams.
- Stump sprouts.
- Woodland edge species.
- Valuable timber on good soils
Seedling Size: 12-18"
Mature Height: Grows 50-60'
Sunlight: Partial Shade/Full Shade.