Host plant for Coral Hairstreak, Eastern Tiger Swallowtail, Red-Spotted Purple, Spring Azure and Viceroy butterflies.  Adult butterflies nectar from the spring flowers.  Fruits are eaten by songbirds, wild turkeys, quail. 


Geography: North America

Plant Type: Tree

Growth Rate: Medium

Mature Height: 50-80 ft

Mature Spread: 30-60 ft

Light: Full to part sun

Moisture: Medium, well-drained


Black Cherry (Prunus serotina)