Bitter cherry (Prunus emarginata)
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Latin (scientific) name: Prunus emarginata
Common English name: Bitter cherry
French name: Cerisier amer
Grows on moist areas along streams and on recently cleared areas.
This species’ bark is ideal for ornamental basketwork.
0a, 0b, 1a, 1b, 2a, 2b, 3a, 3b, 4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b
A hardiness zone is a geographically defined area where a given plant is capable of growing. Hardiness zones are based largely on climate, particularly minimum temperatures. Zone 0 covers the harshest areas in Canada for plant species. Higher numbers represent more temperate areas.
For more information on plant hardiness zones in Canada, visit Natural Resources Canada.
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