#13 Eastern Black Cherry (P. serotina)

posted Jan 11, 2012, 4:53 PM by Western Sonoma County Historical Society   [ updated Jun 29, 2012, 11:55 AM ]

Eastern Black Cherry

One of many cherry species grown by Burbank for use in developing new hybrid cherries. See also the Catalina Cherry (#43). Here are several views of the Eastern black cherry (P. serotina) found on Burbank's Farm.

The entire tree about 50 feet high.

Trunk showing diameter about two feet.

Trunk showing platelet size like that of potato chips.