The black cherry is praised for its abundant spring bloom, attractive foliage through the summer, and fall color. Following its spring flowers, this tree will produce drooping clusters of small red berries that will ripen in the summer and change to a dark, purple-black color. Over time, the bark will develop a flaky pattern.
- Is native to the eastern U.S
- Displays clusters of fragrant white flowers in the spring
- Berries are inedible fresh from the tree, but can be used in jams and jellies