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Bitter Cherry

Prunus emarginata

Attractive bark, red berries that are inedible to humans but eaten by birds, especially cedar waxwings. Larval host for various butterflies. Fragrant blooms April to June, cherries ripen July- to September. Often found in disturbed areas of open woods. Bitter cherry forms thickets.

$9.00/1 gal

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Plant Details

Habitats
Habitat Notesgreat for stream bank stabilization
Mature Height7-25 ft tall
Shade Preference
Soil Tolerance moist, loam or sandy loam with good drainage. Also grows on dry, exposed sites
Special Uses woodland garden ornamental, attracts birds
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