Black Cherry – Prunus serotina

Butterfly host and nectar plant

Black Cherry blooms flowers - Prunus serotina -

Black Cherry Blooms
Great Purple Hairstreak
American Lady butterfly
Nectar Plant

Black Cherry seed - Prunus serotina -

Black Cherry tree seed

Black Cherry flowers - Prunus serotina - American Lady butterflies

Black Cherry flowers
American Lady butterflies

Black Cherry fall leaves - Prunus serotina

Black Cherry fall leaves

Prunus serotina - Black Cherry - native to the US

Prunus serotina
Black Cherry
Native to the US

Black cherry is a host plant for Tiger Swallowtail and Red-Spotted Purple butterflies as well as several silk moths.

It is native to the United States and Canada.

It is a beautiful tree in the fall, covered in orange and gold leaves.

Zones 4-9
Height to 40′
Width to 40′
Bloom – white
Nectar plant for butterflies and other insects
Sun to partial shade

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