Black Cherry – Prunus serotina

Butterfly host and nectar plant

Black cherry is a host plant for Tiger Swallowtail and Red-Spotted Purple butterflies as well as several silk moths.

It is native to the United States and Canada.

It is a beautiful tree in the fall, covered in orange and gold leaves.

Zones 4-9
Height to 40′
Width to 40′
Bloom – white
Nectar plant for butterflies and other insects
Sun to partial shade