Native Plant Encyclopedia



  Pin CherryPrunus pensylvanica  


  Recommended Planting Range




  

Description


Pin cherry grows in forest openings or margins, or where the tree canopy is naturally thin. It is a small tree with slender trunks arising singly or several in a cluster. The bark has an attractive, almost coppery luster. The fruit is an important wildlife food, and used to make jelly and jam.

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