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Prunus virginiana

Family: Rosaceae

Other Names: Bitter-berry, Virginia bird cherry, and western chokecherry.

1-2 ft at sale, bare root

Sourced from MI

  • General Information

    Recommended Spacing (ft)

    8 - 15

    Mature Width (ft)

    15 - 20

    Mature Height (ft)

    20 - 30

    Annual Growth Rate (in)

    12 - 18

    Sun Preference

    Full Sun, Part Shade

    Soil Type

    Loam, Sandy, Gravelly

    Soil Moisture

    Moist, Well-drained

  • Description

    Small tree/Large shrub prefers dry to medium, well-drained soils. Astringent fruit is attractive to wildlife.

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