Deciduous small tree that grows 6′-15′ tall with white to pinkish flowers in late spring and dark purple to black fruits. Needs full sun to produce a good crop of the sour red-black cherries much loved by wild animals and birds. CAUTION-leaves are extremely toxic to grazing animals!
|Shade Preference||sun, part shade|
|Soil Tolerance||Wet to dry soils|
|Special Uses||Attracts birds; Provides wildlife forage, cover and food.|