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Black cherry tree in a field; small, deciduous tree.

Cherry, Black

Prunus serotina

Family: Rosaceae

2 - 3 ft tall at sale, bare root

Native to Vermont

Sourced from New York

  • Photo Credit

    Photo by White House Natives

  • General Information

    Recommended Spacing (ft) 30-60
    Mature Width (ft) 15-30
    Mature Height (ft) 40-80
    Annual Growth Rate (in) >24
    Sun Preference Full Sun, Partially Shade
    Soil Type Preference Sandy, Loam, Clay-Loam
    Soil Moisture Preference Moderate Moisture, Well Draining


  • Description

    Deciduous tree that grows well in medium moisture, well-drained soils. Fruit is attractive to wildlife.

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