Prunus serotina

£2.50

Black cherry, Rum cherry. A large North American columnar tree, reaching up to 30 m (100 ft) high with white flowers. The fruits are edible when cooked and have long been used to flavour rum and brandy; they have also been used in cough mixtures. A bee plant, the roots furnishing a dye, whose timber is valued for cabinet making. Likes a moist soil and full sun; hardy to -30°C. Stratification: WS3+CS26. Number of seeds: 20.

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Black cherry, Rum cherry. A large North American columnar tree, reaching up to 30 m (100 ft) high with white flowers. The fruits are edible when cooked and have long been used to flavour rum and brandy; they have also been used in cough mixtures. A bee plant, the roots furnishing a dye, whose timber is valued for cabinet making. Likes a moist soil and full sun; hardy to -30°C. Stratification: WS3+CS26