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Southwestern Black Cherry (Prunus)

Prunus serotina var. virens
SKU: HC017769
per Plant - 5" Deep Pot
No longer available this season.
Southwestern Black Cherry (Prunus serotina) is an essential addition to bird-friendly gardens. This attractive small-to-medium-sized native tree blooms in late spring with delicate, fragrant white flower clusters that attract butterflies and bees. Following small black cherries are eagerly eaten by songbirds. With a handsome trunk and branches, attractive foliage, and ornamental flowers and fruit, is an excellent choice for gardens small and large.
key features
Botanical Name
Prunus serotina var. virens
Native, Bee Friendly, Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Birds, Fragrant
Growing Zones
Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8, Zone 9
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Soil Moisture
Water Tolerance
Mature Height
15-20' tall
Mature Spread
12-15' wide
Bloom Time
Mid to late spring
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