Plant ID forum→What Is This "Tree"? Help Please.

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Black Mountain, NC (Zone 7b)
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jalorensen
May 27, 2021 7:44 AM CST
Hello! This fast growing "tree" established itself on our front slope. We live in the mountain area of Western North Carolina. I may need to remove it before it gets any bigger. I'm attaching photos of it bare in winter, leafing out in the spring, the bark and leafed out in summer. It grows about 2 feet a year I think. It must be over 15 feet tall now. It has no fall color. The leaves just turn brown and drop off. I have not seen any flowers, seeds or fruit of any kind. Thanks for your help with this!
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Name: Kelly
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KellyFW
May 27, 2021 8:12 AM CST
Looks like black cherry, Prunus serotina.
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DaisyI
May 27, 2021 6:39 PM CST
I agree with cherry.
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Black Mountain, NC (Zone 7b)
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jalorensen
May 29, 2021 6:39 AM CST
KellyFW said:Looks like black cherry, Prunus serotina.


Thank you, friends! I'm wondering why it has never flowered or produced fruit?

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gardengus
May 29, 2021 6:46 AM CST
wrong post
sorry
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sallyg
May 29, 2021 7:18 AM CST
jalorensen said:

Thank you, friends! I'm wondering why it has never flowered or produced fruit?


Not old enough yet?
i'm pretty OK today, how are you? ;^)

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