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Plant Name:

Black Cherry

Scientific Name:

Prunus serotina


Black Cherry is a deciduous tree with shiny dark green leaves and clusters of fragrant white flowers that give way to small black cherries.


Forests, woodlands, open areas


The cherries of Black Cherry are consumed by various bird species and mammals. The tree also provides nesting sites for birds.

Growing Conditions:

Thrives in well-drained soil in full sun to partial shade.


Black Cherry wood is used for furniture, cabinets, and veneer.

(please exercise caution and consult additional sources or experts before consuming any vegetation):

Ripe fruits (black cherries) can be eaten raw or cooked

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Fun Facts:

Black Cherry is an important tree for wildlife and has cultural significance for some Native American tribes.

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