Host to over 450 species of lepidoptera
This widespread species is the largest and most important native cherry. It grows to 25-110 ft. It's a fast grower, and quite hardy.
Water Use: Medium
Light Requirement: Sun, Part Shade, Shade
Soil Moisture: Well-drained soils.
Wetland indicator status: FACU
Use Ornamental: A showy tree with handsome trunk and branches, attractive foliage, especially in fall, and ornamental blooms and fruit. Easy to grow.
Use Wildlife: Fruit consumed by 33 species of birds and many mammals. Heavily browsed by deer.
Nectar Source: yes
Special Value to native pollinators.