what kind of tree is it? - Knowledgebase Question

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Question by joyce_rogers
June 11, 2007
I have a tree that gets white flowers in the spring then in late spring they turn to red berries I have no idea where this tree came from it just appeared and it took awhile for it to bloom I live in Minnesota

Answer from NGA
June 11, 2007
There are several possibilities that come to mind, including serviceberry (Amelanchier), wild cherry (Prunus), viburnum (V. prunifolium), mulberry (Morus) or maybe even a crabapple (Malus), although some of these will ripen from red to black if the birds leave them on the trees that long. Your local county extension or a local naturalist should be able to identify it for you if none of these seem right.

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