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West Texas Nursery

Black Cherry - Container

Black Cherry - Container

Regular price $65.00 USD
Regular price Sale price $65.00 USD
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(for 25 seedlings)

Fruit of this tree is an attractive food source for many species of birds and wildlife.

Latin Name Prunus serotina
Tree Size Medium (45-60 feet)
Hardiness Texas Zones 6-9
Leaf Type Deciduous
Growth Rate Moderate
Soil Needs Adapted to medium- and coarse-textured soils; avoid soils that are very wet or very dry
Tolerances Drought; alkaline soils; partial to heavy shade
Attributes Texas native; reliable fall color; attractive fruits eaten by wildlife
Problems Fruit drop can be a nuisance; tent caterpillars and webworms can pose problems
Comments Attractive, upright tree with showy fall color and interesting bark; not recommended for heavy, clayey soils
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