This plant is restricted for shipment to CA, ID, WA, OR, or Canada.
Latin: Prunus virginiana
Other common names: common chokecherry, cabinet cherry
Mature Height: 20 ft.
Soil / Climate: Tolerates many types of soils including sand. Grows best in rich, well drained soils with sunny exposure. Will tolerate shade.
Notes: Hardy and fast growing, these trees are useful for their attractive flowers and fruits. Bark is gray-brown and smooth on mature trees, and reddish-brown and glossy on young trunks. Leaves are ovate with fine sharp teeth. Autumn colors are deep bronze to yellow. Flowers are white and fragrant. Fruit is small, round, purplish-black to red, tart, and often used in pies and jellies.