Sargent Cherry

Prunus sargentii

Native to Asia, this species was introduced into the United States in 1908 as an ornamental tree with a beautiful floral display. This fast-growing tree can reach 6-12 m in height and produces beautiful pink flowers in the spring. Its fruits are favored by birds, but not commonly eaten by humans.
Planted as an ornamental, growing best in full sun.
Growth Habit:
Deciduous tree, growing 6-12 m tall.
Bloom Time:
Presence in US:
Not native to the US but widely cultivated.