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Characteristics

Conservation Plant Characteristics

Prunus pensylvanica L. f.
pin cherry
PRPE2

Summary
Duration PR Federal T/E Status
Growth Habit TR, SH   National Wetland Indicator
Native Status L48 (N), CAN (N), SPM (N)      
 
Morphology/Physiology
Active Growth Period Spring and Summer   Fruit/Seed Conspicuous Yes
After Harvest Regrowth Rate   Growth Form Single Stem
Bloat None   Growth Rate Rapid
C:N Ratio High   Height at Base Age, Maximum 25
Coppice Potential Yes   Height at Maturity 30.0
Fall Conspicuous No   Known Allelopath No
Fire Resistant No   Leaf Retention No
Flower Color White   Lifespan Short
Flower Conspicuous Yes   Low Growing Grass No
Foliage Color Green   Nitrogen Fixation None
Foliage Porosity Summer Dense   Resprout Ability Yes
Foliage Porosity Winter Porous   Shape and Orientation Erect
Foliage Texture Medium   Toxicity Moderate
Fruit/Seed Color Red      
 
Growth Requirements
Adapted To Coarse Textured Soils Yes   Moisture Use Medium
Adapted To Medium Textured Soils Yes   pH, Minimum 4.3
Adapted To Fine Textured Soils Yes   pH, Maximum 7.3
Anaerobic Tolerance Low   Planting Density Per Acre, Minimum 300
CaCO3 Tolerance None   Planting Density Per Acre, Maximum 800
Cold Stratification Required Yes   Precipitation, Minimum 16
Drought Tolerance Low   Precipitation, Maximum 80
Fertility Requirement Low   Root Depth, Minimum 20
Fire Tolerance High   Salinity Tolerance None
Frost Free Days, Minimum 90   Shade Tolerance Intolerant
Hedge Tolerance None   Temperature, Minimum (°F) -38
 
Reproduction
Bloom Period Mid Spring   Propagated By Cuttings Yes
Commercial Availability Routinely Available   Propagated By Seed Yes
Fruit/Seed Abundance High   Propagated By Sod No
Fruit/Seed Period Begin Summer   Propagated By Sprigs No
Fruit/Seed Period End Summer   Propagated By Tubers No
Fruit/Seed Persistence No   Seed Per Pound 14200
Propagated By Bare Root Yes   Seed Spread Rate Rapid
Propagated By Bulbs No   Seedling Vigor Low
Propagated By Container No   Small Grain No
Propagated By Corms No   Vegetative Spread Rate None
 
Suitibility/Use
Berry/Nut/Seed Product Yes   Palatable Browse Animal Medium
Christmas Tree Product No   Palatable Graze Animal
Fodder Product No   Palatable Human Yes
Fuelwood Product Medium   Post Product No
Lumber Product No   Protein Potential
Naval Store Product No   Pulpwood Product Yes
Nursery Stock Product No   Veneer Product No
 
 
Time Generated: 06/20/2019 07:10 AM CDT