Dense clusters of white flowers appear after the leaves have emerged. Individual flowers are white with five petals. Pitted fruits are edible and often used in wine and jelly making.
|Season Bloom||Early-Late Spring|
|Habitat||A Black Cherry tree can be easily identified any time of the year by its "broken" bark which is scaly and thin and resembles burnt potato chips. Valued as a hardwood by furniture and cabinet makers. The fruit is a valuable food source for birds and mammals.|
|Leaf Description||Leaves are shiny on the upper surface, oblong with a pointed tip. Margins are finely serrated.|
|Soil Type||All Types|