Black cherry is a large, native tree found in the Midwest and throughout the eastern United States. The showy white flowers appear as pendulous clusters in early spring followed by dark, pea-sized fruits in late summer. The mature bark is dark and scaly, often flipping on the edges.
Black cherry is known for the beauty and quality of its wood. The green leaves turn to yellow in the fall. It is easy to grow and will reward you with dangling, lace-like blossoms in the spring.
As many as 33 species of birds and many mammals eat the fruits.
Black cherry trees are recognized by pollination ecologists as attracting large numbers of native bees and is a larval host of the Viceroy butterfly.
Grows in full Sun , partial shade and full shade.
Mature height 50-6- feet with a spread of 20-30 feet
2-3 foot seedlings