Mature height: 50-80 feet
Bloom time: May, white
Light: Sun or shade
Soil: dry or moist
Bloom: spring, showy racimes
Fruit: ripens to black; edible in cooking
Leaf: yellow, orange fall
Deer resistance: yes
Landscape: Flowering shade tree
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Black Cherry Tree
Pollinator Value: Very High
Larval host for more than 400 butterfly and moth species. Attracts birds, native bees, honey bees, Monarchs.
Small, white and fragrant spring flowers hang in racimes. Red berries turn black in summer. Birds including bluebirds, blue jays, cardinals, crows, woodpeckers, etc. eat the berries, as do grouse, turkey and mammals including red fox, raccoon, squirrels and rabbits.