Prunus serotina. A fast-growing, talll, attractive native tree with arching branches, glossy leaves that turn golden in the fall, drooping white blooms in spring, and small sour cherries that can be used for syrup or jelly. Blossoms attract many pollinators; birds and mammals feed on the fruit.
In Your GardenAnywhere
HabitatWood's edge, woodland
Transplanting InstructionsMost shapely if planted in the open. Drops large number of leaves, twigs and berries.