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European Bird Cherry (Prunus padus)

  • European Bird Cherry (Prunus Padus) http://www.sagebud.com/european-bird-cherry-prunus-padus
    Credit: Carl Axel Magnus Lindman (1856-1928) | «Bilder ur Nordens F... | License: PD Old PD-Art (PD-old)
  • European Bird Cherry (Prunus Padus) http://www.sagebud.com/european-bird-cherry-prunus-padus
    Credit: English: This photography was created by Andrew Butko. Contact inf?rmation - e-mail: abutko@gmail.com. Other photos see here.???????: ??? ?????????? ?????? ?????? ?????. ?????????? ?????????? - e-mail: abutko@gmail.com. ?????? ?????????? ??. ?????. | selfmade photography | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0 GFDL
  • European Bird Cherry (Prunus Padus) http://www.sagebud.com/european-bird-cherry-prunus-padus
    Credit: English: This photography was created by Andrew Butko. Contact inf?rmation - e-mail: abutko@gmail.com. Other photos see here.???????: ??? ?????????? ?????? ?????? ?????. ?????????? ?????????? - e-mail: abutko@gmail.com. ?????? ?????????? ??. ?????. | selfmade photography | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0 GFDL
  • European Bird Cherry (Prunus Padus) http://www.sagebud.com/european-bird-cherry-prunus-padus
    Credit: Sanna Vilma Kristiina Vitikainen | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-2.5,2.0,1.0 CC-BY-SA-3.0-migrated GFDL
  • European Bird Cherry (Prunus Padus) http://www.sagebud.com/european-bird-cherry-prunus-padus
    Credit: Sanna Vilma Kristiina Vitikainen | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-2.5,2.0,1.0 CC-BY-SA-3.0-migrated GFDL
  • European Bird Cherry (Prunus Padus) http://www.sagebud.com/european-bird-cherry-prunus-padus
    Credit: Sanna Vilma Kristiina Vitikainen | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-2.5,2.0,1.0 CC-BY-SA-3.0-migrated GFDL
  • European Bird Cherry (Prunus Padus) http://www.sagebud.com/european-bird-cherry-prunus-padus
    Credit: Pöllö | Own work | License: CC-BY-3.0
  • European Bird Cherry (Prunus Padus) http://www.sagebud.com/european-bird-cherry-prunus-padus
    Credit: Rosser1954 Roger Griffith | Own work | License: PD
  • European Bird Cherry (Prunus Padus) http://www.sagebud.com/european-bird-cherry-prunus-padus
    Credit: Juan de Vojníkov | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-2.5,2.0,1.0 CC-BY-SA-3.0-migrated GFDL
  • European Bird Cherry (Prunus Padus) http://www.sagebud.com/european-bird-cherry-prunus-padus
    Credit: Juan de Vojníkov | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-2.5,2.0,1.0 CC-BY-SA-3.0-migrated GFDL
  • European Bird Cherry (Prunus Padus) http://www.sagebud.com/european-bird-cherry-prunus-padus
    Credit: Juan de Vojníkov | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-2.5,2.0,1.0 CC-BY-SA-3.0-migrated GFDL
  • European Bird Cherry (Prunus Padus) http://www.sagebud.com/european-bird-cherry-prunus-padus
    Credit: Juan de Vojníkov | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-2.5,2.0,1.0 CC-BY-SA-3.0-migrated GFDL
  • European Bird Cherry (Prunus Padus) http://www.sagebud.com/european-bird-cherry-prunus-padus
    Credit: Juan de Vojníkov | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-2.5,2.0,1.0 CC-BY-SA-3.0-migrated GFDL
  • European Bird Cherry (Prunus Padus) http://www.sagebud.com/european-bird-cherry-prunus-padus
    Credit: Juan de Vojníkov | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-2.5,2.0,1.0 CC-BY-SA-3.0-migrated GFDL
  • European Bird Cherry (Prunus Padus) http://www.sagebud.com/european-bird-cherry-prunus-padus
    Credit: Einberg | Own work | License: CC-BY-3.0
  • European Bird Cherry (Prunus Padus) http://www.sagebud.com/european-bird-cherry-prunus-padus
    Credit: Hugo.arg | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-2.5,2.0,1.0 CC-BY-SA-3.0-migrated GFDL
  • European Bird Cherry (Prunus Padus) http://www.sagebud.com/european-bird-cherry-prunus-padus
    Credit: Original uploader was Hugo.arg at bat-smg.wikipedia | Transferred from bat-smg.wikipedia; transferred to Commons by User:Hugo.arg using CommonsHelper. | License: GFDL
  • European Bird Cherry (Prunus Padus) http://www.sagebud.com/european-bird-cherry-prunus-padus
    Credit: Original uploader was Hugo.arg at bat-smg.wikipedia | Transferred from bat-smg.wikipedia; transferred to Commons by User:Hugo.arg using CommonsHelper. | License: GFDL
  • European Bird Cherry (Prunus Padus) http://www.sagebud.com/european-bird-cherry-prunus-padus
    Credit: Original uploader was Hugo.arg at bat-smg.wikipedia | Transferred from bat-smg.wikipedia; transferred to Commons by User:Hugo.arg using CommonsHelper. | License: PD Old
  • European Bird Cherry (Prunus Padus) http://www.sagebud.com/european-bird-cherry-prunus-padus
    Credit: Pöllö | Own work | License: CC-BY-3.0
  • European Bird Cherry (Prunus Padus) http://www.sagebud.com/european-bird-cherry-prunus-padus
    Credit: Martin Cilenšek | Scan from Naše škodljive rastl... (1892) | License: PD Old
  • European Bird Cherry (Prunus Padus) http://www.sagebud.com/european-bird-cherry-prunus-padus
    Credit: Original uploader was Algirdas at lt.wikipedia | Transferred from lt.wikipedia; transferred to Commons by User:Hugo.arg using CommonsHelper. | License: PD-user
  • European Bird Cherry (Prunus Padus) http://www.sagebud.com/european-bird-cherry-prunus-padus
    Credit: Original uploader was Algirdas at lt.wikipedia | Transferred from lt.wikipedia; transferred to Commons by User:Hugo.arg using CommonsHelper. | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0-migrated GFDL
  • European Bird Cherry (Prunus Padus) http://www.sagebud.com/european-bird-cherry-prunus-padus
    Credit: per from Norway | or iginally posted to Flickr as Hegg - Prunus padus | License: CC-BY-2.0
  • European Bird Cherry (Prunus Padus) http://www.sagebud.com/european-bird-cherry-prunus-padus
    Credit: per from Norway | originally posted to Flickr as Hegg - Prunus padus | License: CC-BY-SA-2.5
  • European Bird Cherry (Prunus Padus) http://www.sagebud.com/european-bird-cherry-prunus-padus
    Credit: Anneli Salo | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0
  • European Bird Cherry (Prunus Padus) http://www.sagebud.com/european-bird-cherry-prunus-padus
    Credit: Anneli Salo | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0
  • European Bird Cherry (Prunus Padus) http://www.sagebud.com/european-bird-cherry-prunus-padus
    Credit: English: This photography was created by Andrew Butko. Contact inf?rmation - e-mail: abutko@gmail.com. Other photos see here.???????: ??? ?????????? ?????? ?????? ?????. ?????????? ?????????? - e-mail: abutko@gmail.com. ?????? ?????????? ??. ?????. | selfmade photographyThis is a retouched picture, which means that it has been digitally altered from its original version. Modifications: pole removed. The original can be viewed here: Ab plant 27.jpg. Modifications made by CarolSpears. | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0 GFDL
  • European Bird Cherry (Prunus Padus) http://www.sagebud.com/european-bird-cherry-prunus-padus
    Credit: English: This photography was created by Andrew Butko. Contact inf?rmation - e-mail: abutko@gmail.com. Other photos see here.???????: ??? ?????????? ?????? ?????? ?????. ?????????? ?????????? - e-mail: abutko@gmail.com. ?????? ?????????? ??. ?????. | selfmade photographyThis is a retouched picture, which means that it has been digitally altered from its original version. Modifications: pole removed. The original can be viewed here: Ab plant 27.jpg. Modifications made by CarolSpears. | License: PD
  • European Bird Cherry (Prunus Padus) http://www.sagebud.com/european-bird-cherry-prunus-padus
    Credit: English: This photography was created by Andrew Butko. Contact inf?rmation - e-mail: abutko@gmail.com. Other photos see here.???????: ??? ?????????? ?????? ?????? ?????. ?????????? ?????????? - e-mail: abutko@gmail.com. ?????? ?????????? ??. ?????. | selfmade photographyThis is a retouched picture, which means that it has been digitally altered from its original version. Modifications: pole removed. The original can be viewed here: Ab plant 27.jpg. Modifications made by CarolSpears. | License: PD
  • European Bird Cherry (Prunus Padus) http://www.sagebud.com/european-bird-cherry-prunus-padus
    Credit: de:Benutzer:Grienste... | Strasburger, Noll, Schenck, Schimper: Lehrbuch der Botanik für Hochschulen. 4. Auflage, Gustav Fischer, Jena 1900 | License: PD Old PD-Art (PD-old)
  • European Bird Cherry (Prunus Padus) http://www.sagebud.com/european-bird-cherry-prunus-padus
    Credit: Nova | Own work | License: CC-BY-2.5 CC-BY-SA-3.0-migrated GFDL
  • European Bird Cherry (Prunus Padus) http://www.sagebud.com/european-bird-cherry-prunus-padus
    Credit: Nova | Own work | License: CC-BY-2.5 CC-BY-SA-3.0-migrated GFDL
  • European Bird Cherry (Prunus Padus) http://www.sagebud.com/european-bird-cherry-prunus-padus
    Credit: Borealis55 | Own work | License: PD
  • European Bird Cherry (Prunus Padus) http://www.sagebud.com/european-bird-cherry-prunus-padus
    Credit: Borealis55 | Own work | License: PD
  • European Bird Cherry (Prunus Padus) http://www.sagebud.com/european-bird-cherry-prunus-padus
    Credit: Johann Georg Sturm (Painter: Jacob Sturm) | Deutschlands Flora in Abbildungen. | License: PD Old
  • European Bird Cherry (Prunus Padus) http://www.sagebud.com/european-bird-cherry-prunus-padus
    Credit: Anneli Salo | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0
  • European Bird Cherry (Prunus Padus) http://www.sagebud.com/european-bird-cherry-prunus-padus
    Credit: Anneli Salo | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0
  • European Bird Cherry (Prunus Padus) http://www.sagebud.com/european-bird-cherry-prunus-padus
    Credit: Anneli Salo | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0
  • European Bird Cherry (Prunus Padus) http://www.sagebud.com/european-bird-cherry-prunus-padus
    Credit: Anneli Salo | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0
  • European Bird Cherry (Prunus Padus) http://www.sagebud.com/european-bird-cherry-prunus-padus
    Credit: Anneli Salo | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0-migrated GFDL
  • European Bird Cherry (Prunus Padus) http://www.sagebud.com/european-bird-cherry-prunus-padus
    Credit: Opio?a Jerzy | Own work | License: CC-BY-2.5 CC-BY-SA-3.0-migrated GFDL
  • European Bird Cherry (Prunus Padus) http://www.sagebud.com/european-bird-cherry-prunus-padus
    Credit: Post of Moldova | http://home.nestor.m... | License: PD-MD-exempt
  • European Bird Cherry (Prunus Padus) http://www.sagebud.com/european-bird-cherry-prunus-padus
    Credit: Post of Moldova | http://home.nestor.m... | License: CC-BY-SA-2.5,2.0,1.0 CC-BY-SA-3.0-migrated GFDL
  • European Bird Cherry (Prunus Padus) http://www.sagebud.com/european-bird-cherry-prunus-padus
    Credit: Post of Moldova | http://home.nestor.m... | License: CC-BY-SA-2.5,2.0,1.0 CC-BY-SA-3.0-migrated GFDL
  • European Bird Cherry (Prunus Padus) http://www.sagebud.com/european-bird-cherry-prunus-padus
    Credit: Hämbörger (Olaf Studt) | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0 GFDL
  • European Bird Cherry (Prunus Padus) http://www.sagebud.com/european-bird-cherry-prunus-padus
    Credit: Hämbörger (Olaf Studt) | Own work | License: PD-user
  • European Bird Cherry (Prunus Padus) http://www.sagebud.com/european-bird-cherry-prunus-padus
    Credit: Hämbörger (Olaf Studt) | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0-migrated GFDL
  • European Bird Cherry (Prunus Padus) http://www.sagebud.com/european-bird-cherry-prunus-padus
    Credit: Hämbörger (Olaf Studt) | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0-migrated GFDL
  • European Bird Cherry (Prunus Padus) http://www.sagebud.com/european-bird-cherry-prunus-padus
    Credit: Hämbörger (Olaf Studt) | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0-migrated GFDL
  • European Bird Cherry (Prunus Padus) http://www.sagebud.com/european-bird-cherry-prunus-padus
    Credit: Hämbörger (Olaf Studt) | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0-migrated GFDL
  • European Bird Cherry (Prunus Padus) http://www.sagebud.com/european-bird-cherry-prunus-padus
    Credit: Punkmorten | Own work | License: PD
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Prunus Padus, or more commonly know as European Bird Cherry, is a tree shrub with green foliage and white flowers of the genus Prunus. It has a moderate growth rate and a height of 30 feet at maturity. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. It's active growth period is spring and summer, blooms during spring, is intolerant of shade and is routinely available commercially. Prunus Padus or European Bird Cherry's floral region is North America US Lower 48 and Alaska, specifically in the states of Alaska, Delaware, Illinois, Montana, New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Prunus
  • Family: Rosaceae
  • Order: Rosales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Tree Shrub
  • Native Status: L48 (I) AK (I) CAN (I)
  • Active Growth Period: Spring and Summer
  • Allelopath: No
  • Bloat: None
  • C:N Ratio: Medium
  • Coppice Potential: No
  • Fall Conspicuous: No
  • Fire Resistance: No
  • Flower Color: White
  • Flower Conspicuous: Yes
  • Foliage Color: Green
  • Foliage Porosity Summer: Moderate
  • Foliage Porosity Winter: Porous
  • Foliage Texture: Medium
  • Fruit/Seed Color: Black
  • Fruit/Seed Conspicuous: Yes
  • Growth Form: Single Stem
  • Growth Rate: Moderate
  • Height at 20 Years Maximum (feet): 20
  • Height Mature (feet): 30
  • Leaf Retention: No
  • Lifespan: Moderate
  • Low Growing Grass: No
  • Resprout Ability: No
  • Shape and Orientation: Erect
  • Toxicity: None
  • Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils: Yes
  • Adapted to Fine Textured Soils: No
  • Adapted to Medium Textured Soils: Yes
  • Anaerobic Tolerance: None
  • CaCO3 Tolerance: High
  • Cold Stratification Required: Yes
  • Drought Tolerance: None
  • Fertility Requirement: Medium
  • Fire Tolerance: Low
  • Frost Free Days Minimum: 110
  • Hedge Tolerance: None
  • Moisture Use: Medium
  • pH (Minimum): 5
  • pH (Maximum): 7
  • Planting Density per Acre Minimum: 700
  • Planting Density per Acre Maximum: 1200
  • Precipitation (Minimum): 24
  • Precipitation (Maximum): 45
  • Root Depth Minimum (inches): 36
  • Salinity Tolerance: Low
  • Shade Tolerance: Intolerant
  • Temperature Minimum (°F): -33
  • Bloom Period: Spring
  • Commercial Availability: No Known Source
  • Fruit/Seed Abundance: High
  • Fruit/Seed Period Begin: Summer
  • Fruit/Seed Period End: Summer
  • Fruit/Seed Persistence: No
  • Propagated by Bare Root: Yes
  • Propagated by Bulbs: No
  • Propagated by Container: Yes
  • Propagated by Corms: No
  • Propagated by Cuttings: Yes
  • Propagated by Seed: Yes
  • Propagated by Sod: No
  • Propagated by Sprigs: No
  • Propagated by Tubers: No
  • Seed per Pound: 8910
  • Seed Spread Rate: Slow
  • Seedling Vigor: High
  • Small Grain: No
  • Vegetative Spread Rate: None




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