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Black Cherry

Botanical Name
Prunus serotina
Min Zone
3
Max Zone
9
Height
50 to 60 feet
Width
25 to 30 feet
Flowers
Spring: white, 4 to 6 inch pendulous racemes
Fruit
Red to black drupe
Fall Color
Yellow to red
Light
Full sun to part shade
Soil
Prefers deep moist, fertile
Planting & Care
  • Drought and salt tolerant
Problems
Can be weedy in the landscape, black knot
Varieties
  • Spring Sparkle - dense, weeping, good fall color

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