Prunus virginiana

Prunus virginiana

Extremely hardy native tree. Forms an oval rounded crown. White flowers in late April give rise to black fruit. This plant suckers freely in the landscape, and the single-stem plant requires frequent sucker removal. Multi-stem form grown with three or more stems.

Plant Height at Maturity

20 feet

Plant Width at Maturity

15 feet

Growth Rate


Growth Habit


Landscape Uses

Shade | Ornamental Specimen | Boulevard Tree

Environmental Features

Native Species | Pollinator Friendly | Bird Habitat | Wildlife Forage Source

Tough Sites

Urban Conditions

Seasonal Interest

Fall Color | Spring Flowering

Flower Color