Prunus pensylvanica

Pincherry, Birdcherry

Garden(s):

Trees Shrubs

Type:

Native TreeNative Shrub

Height:

4.5-12 m (15-40 ft)

Spread:

5.5-7.5 m (18-25 ft)

Light:

Full sun

Water:

Low, Moderate

Zone:

3

Bloom Time:

May

Bloom Colour:

White

Foliage Colour:

Green

Soil:

Well-Drained, Adaptable, Sandy

Notes:

Edible, sour, bright red small fruit, suitable for preserves, attractive to birds, red Fall color, tends to sucker.

“The many great gardens of the world… all make the point as clear as possible: The soul cannot thrive in the absence of a garden.” –Thomas Moore (1478-1535)
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