Today’s special is our Wild Black Cherry. These are shipped in 3 inch containers and 12 to 24 inches tall and are ready to be planted for only $4.83 each.
Seed source Indiana County, PA. Also known as Rum Cherry, as the fruit is used in making cherry liqueurs. Grows to 60 feet. Dense foliage with green lustrous leaves, single white flowers in late May producing black cherries in August. Grows best in rich, deep moist soil. One of the best native American species for its wide geographical range. A good ornamental, turning yellow to red in fall. It has been highly prized in furniture making since colonial times and is an excellent firewood. Fruit provides food for many small animals. Zone: 3-9