Prunus virginiana var. demissa
Prunus tomentosa Pink Candles
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Western Chokecherry is a shrub or small tree commonly used for farmstead and field windbreaks.
The Pink Candles Nanking Cherry is a small deciduous cultivar of the Nanking Cherry with attractive pink flowers that then form edible fruit. The flowers emerge close to the branches resembling a pink candle, giving this cultivar its name. The berries are scarlet in colour with a sweet and slightly tart flavor. It fruits mid to late July, and the fruit size and flavor can vary greatly.
WESTERN CHOKECHERRY QUICK FACTS
PINK CANDLES NANKING CHERRY QUICK FACTS
Lowest Price: $5.99
Fall colour: reddish-purple
Flavor: sweet, tart
Toxicity: toxic to horses, cattle, etc.)
Other Names: bitter-berry, chokecherry, common chokecherry, virginia bird berry
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