TREASURE TREES

#010 Black Cherry (Prunus serotina)

There is little documentation about this tree’s history. It is no longer standing.

Statistics (1994)

  • Circumference (In.): 109
  • Height (Ft.): 80
  • Avg. Crown Spread (Ft.): 53
  • Total Points: 202

More Information

  • Nominated By: Molly Fahey
  • Year Added: 1994
  • Owned By: Private
  • Current condition: Deceased
  • Neighborhood: Lansdowne
  • Property Type: Private
  • Nearest Address: Private property
  • Ecological Value: The Black Cherry is the host plant for Coral Hairstreak, Eastern Tiger Swallowtail, Spring Azure, Viceroy and Red-Spotted purple butterflies. Mature adults of these species are attracted to this tree and females will lay eggs on Black Cherry trees. mammals, songbirds and white-tailed deer all eat the fruit as well.
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