Prunus serotina, PA Ecotype
Wild Black Cherry, PA Ecotype
One of North America's most valuable hardwoods; provides food (fruit) and nesting sites for wildlife; a source of food for caterpillars of 300 species of moths and butterflies that are eaten by birds.
General Product Information:
Item Number: PRUSER01
Species Type: Native
Pollinator Favorites, Woody Trees, Shrubs & Vines
Classification: Woody Deciduous Tree
Characteristics: A multi-stemmed tree species; purplish-black fruit in the fall.
Habitat: Woods, fencerows.
Bloom Period: May
Flower Color: White
Foliage Color: Green
Height: Up to 97.5 Ft
Minimum Root Depth: 36 in
pH: 4.0 – 7.5
Pollinator Value: High
Indicator Regions (view map & key):
Northcentral & Northeast: FACU
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: FACU
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: FACU
Shade: Full Sun
Approximate seeds per lb: 4,800
Seeding Rate: When used as part of a mix, ensure that the mix consists of not less than 1.0% and not more than 20.0% of the total.
Truax Seedbox: Fluffy