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Taylor County Land Conservation

Black Cherry

Black Cherry

Regular price $35.00 USD
Regular price Sale price $35.00 USD
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Each bundle contains 25 seedlings. 

Scientific Name: Prunus serotina

Mature Height: 50-80 ft

Mature Spread: 30-60ft.

Hardiness: Zone 3-9

Soil: Easily grown in average, moist to slightly dry loam, clay-loam or rocky soils

Light: Full sun to light shade

Growth Rate: Fast

Additional Information: Adaptable tree that grows in both lowland and upland woods. Fragrant white flower clusters appear in late April to May, followed by drooping clusters of small dark purple to black cherries in late summer. Foliage turn yellow to red in fall.

Fruit is can be made into jams and jellies. It feeds for birds, black bear and other mammals. Hard reddish-brown wood is valued for cabinets, furniture, gun stocks, tool handles and musical instruments. 

1-year-old seedlings, 18-24”.

Pick-up in late April/early May

Seedling orders must be picked up in person in late April or early May in Medford or Phillips, Wisconsin. Taylor County LCD does not ship trees, shrubs or planting products to individual customers.

The exact pick-up dates will be sent out in early April by email and/or USPS mail. The tree pick-up schedule has typically been on a Thursday, 3-6 p.m. and Friday, 8-11 a.m., for Medford orders and Friday from 8:30-11 a.m. for Phillips orders. If you are unable to pick up your order during those days/times, you may send another person to the pick-up or contact the Taylor County LCD at 715-748-1469 to make other arrangements.

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