Trees by Genus

Genus 'Prunus'

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Prunus 'Accolade'
Prunus 'Amanogawa'
Prunus americana
Prunus armeniaca
Prunus avium
Prunus avium cv. 'Plena'
Prunus cerasifera
Prunus cerasifera cv. 'Pissardii'
Prunus domestica
Prunus dulcis
Prunus 'Hillieri'
Prunus 'Hokusai'
Prunus ilicifolia
Prunus 'Kanzan'
Prunus laurocerasus
Prunus lusitanica
Prunus maackii
Prunus mahaleb
Prunus 'Mikurama-gaeshi'
Prunus padus
Prunus padus cv. 'Plena'
Prunus padus cv. 'Watereri'
Prunus pensylvanica
Prunus persica
Prunus 'Pink Perfection'
Prunus sargentii
Prunus serotina
Prunus serrula
Prunus serrulata
Prunus 'Shirofugen'
Prunus 'Shirotae'
Prunus spinosa
Prunus subhirtella
Prunus subhirtella 'Autumnalis'
Prunus 'Tai-Haku'
Prunus 'Ukon'
Prunus virginiana
Prunus x yedoensis

Prunus serotina (Black Cherry)

Prunus serotina

Also known as: Rum Cherry

Native: North America

Location: Grown in central Europe for timber and other parts for ornament in larger gardens.

In North America its fruit is used to flavour brandy and rum and its wood used for cabinet makers. Fruits have been used in cough mixtures


Leaves are dark green and glossy on upper surface, paler beneath with hairs on the main vein. They have pairs of tiny glands on the stem at the base of the leaf-blade.


Prunus serotina

Flowers open in late may or early June about 0.8cm across in spikes 10-15cm long.


Prunus serotina

Fruits are 0.8cm and ripen in September.