General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 20 - 30 feet
Plant Spread: 15 - 20 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Spring
Uses: Provides winter interest
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Other Beneficial Insects
Propagation: Other methods: Other: Chip budding or grafting
Pollinators: Various insects
Containers: Not suitable for containers

Common names
  • Ornamental Cherry
  • Birch Bark Cherry
  • Paper-bark Cherry
  • Tibetan Cherry
Botanical names
  • Accepted: Prunus serrula
  • Synonym: Cerasus serrula

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  • Posted by Mindy03 (Delta KY) on Apr 16, 2012 8:55 AM concerning plant:
    Valuable source of nectar and pollen for honey bees.
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