Ornamental Cherry (Prunus serrula)

Common names:
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Botanical names:
Prunus serrula Accepted
Cerasus serrula Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Flower Time: Spring
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Pollinators: Various insects

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May 5, 2011

May is a month that showcases flowers for special days. Flowers for May Day, flowers for Mother's Day, flowers for Memorial Day and flowers for the honey bees.

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Posted by Mindy03 (Delta KY) on Apr 16, 2012 8:55 AM

Valuable source of nectar and pollen for honey bees.

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