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Prunus pennsylvanica

Common Name(s):
Fire cherry, Pin cherry
Cultivar(s):
Jumping Pond , Stockton
Categories:
Native Plants, Trees
Comment:

Fruit attracts birds; horizontal branches; rounded open crown; fast growing; leaves are poisonous to livestock; maroon, red, or orange fall foliage; rapid grower; native; does not tolerate shade. This tree is frequently damaged by deer.

Height:
25-40 ft.
Flower:
White flowers in spring; light red fruit with large stone in summer
Zones:
3-7
Habit:
Deciduous
Site:
Sun; range of soil types
Texture:
Medium
Form:
Shrubby tree; horizontal branches; rounded open crown
Exposure:
Sun; range of soil types
Fruit:
White flowers in spring; light red fruit with large stone in summer
Growth Rate:
Rapid
Leaf:
3 to 4.5 in. alternate, simple leaves; maroon, red, or orange fall color
Tags:
deciduous

NCCES plant id: 523

Prunus pennsylvanica Prunus pennsylvanica
Superior National Forest, CC BY - 4.0