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Prunus serotina

Elements of Structural and Systematic Botany

B and T World Seeds' Botanical Glossary

B and T World Seeds' reference number: 2277

The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Prunus serotina is cold hardy
USDA Zone:3 -40° to -30°F   (-40° to -34.5°C)
Type of plant - deciduous
Flower or inflorescence: frag. WHITE, 8 mm. dia., in 12 cm. racemes
Fruit: BLACK, 9 mm. dia. (stratify 3 months, hold pots 3 yrs)
Foliage: narr. ov., to 8.5x3.5 cm. (leaf and seed toxic
Height, in meters: 30
Height, in feet: 99.00
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Parts of Prunus serotina are considered toxic.

Synonyms (alternative names) for Prunus serotina:
Padus serotina Agardh, Prunus serotina ssp. serotina, 

Common names for Prunus serotina:

(tox: WHO Ib)(leaf & seeds),  American Bird Cherry,  American Wild Cherry,  Black Cherry,  Rum Cherry,  Virginya Kirazi,  Wild Black Cherry, 

Prunus serotina is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.

29:   Temperate Forest and Woodland Tree and Shrub Seed List
30:   Exotic and Other Fruit and Nut Tree and Shrub List
36:   Herb Seed List Culinary Medicinal Dye and Aromatic
Not all medicinal, dye or aromatic plants are edible, some are toxic if eaten and others are dangerous if applied to the skin. Please check uses for plants.
52:   Cabinet Wood Tree Seeds
See also *Economic Timber Trees
55:   Fragrant or Aromatic Flower or Foliage Plant Seeds
60:   Economic Timber Trees
see also Cabinet Wood Tree Seeds
89:   Natives of U.S.South East
96:   Canadian Natives Eastern
185:   Plant Species whose germination is improved by Smoke
"Smoke" contains a butenolide compound produced by certain plants when heated, it speeds up or starts the germination of seeds from many different genera.
597:  Rosaceae
719:   North American Native Ethnobotanicals
Including medicinal, dye, fiber, food, construction, ritual
720:   Fire Resistant Plants
Different classes of resistance: some grow back, some don't burn, a few have highly inflammable leaves that leave the rest of the plant intact, some trees don't have lower branches.

Happier and Healthier Plants, Naturally

plant-fungus communities, for improved nutrition, and disease and drought resistance.

Germination guide for Prunus serotina

These notes are a general guide, it is recommended to check specialist literature for some of the more unusual seeds in our lists.
Seed Germination Theory and Practice by Professor Norman C. Deno
Some knowledge about growing from seed is necessary to germinate even the easiest seeds. Most seeds require humidity to germinate, even desert plants like Welwitschia mirabilis require that their growing medium remains moist until germination.

Most seeds require oxygen to germinate, if buried too deep in their growing medium, or if the medium is too wet, the seeds may not get the oxygen they require.
Some seeds need to be in the light (surface sown) or in the dark (sown deep enough to receive little or no light) to germinate. A rule of thumb is to cover the seeds their own width deep in the growing medium, but some seeds prefer to be sown much deeper, and some fairly large seeds like to be surface sown (or higher).
Many seeds germinate best at certain temperatures, some will germinate at a comparatively wide range of temperatures, yet others need fluctuating temperatures.
Almost all seeds are waiting in a dormant state for some outside stimulus to break their dormancy, some just need sufficiently high ambiant humidity, others need scarification, vernalization or to be passed through the intestines of an animal.

Prunus serotina seeds will usually germinate in 120-365 days, even under good conditions germination may be erratic.
Normally will only germinate with light so surface sow. Sow Prunus serotina seeds about 2mm deep in a Well drained seed sowing mix at about 22°C.

Prunus serotina seeds need to be "overwintered" before they will germinate.

Stratification; cold treatment or vernalization. Seeds of some species need just a couple of weeks, others 3 months. Seeds can be stratified in dampened peat or sand, in a plastic box or bag at 4°C or 5°C in a refrigerator. The seeds should not be frozen or in a wet medium. Very small seeds can be sown on the surface of their growing medium, in pots sealed in plastic bags, and kept in the 'fridge. Many vernalized seeds need light to germinate when they are sown in the "Spring".
Seed Germination Theory and Practice by Professor Norman C. Deno

Soak overnight (Pre-chill for 4 months)

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