Tree Trail

Black Cherry

Prunus serotina

    Notable about this species*

  • In other parts of the country, it is considered valuable. In Maine, however, it does not grow to a size big enough to be useful.
  • It is used to make cabinets and furniture.
  • It is also valued as firewood due to its fragrance and high heat capacity.

Map to this tree.

Coordinates: 44.873438, -68.634073

Additional Information


* Source: “Forest Trees of Maine”, Centennial Edition, 1908 to 2008, a publication of the Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry