Pin cherry (Prunus pensylvanica)
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Latin (scientific) name: Prunus pensylvanica
Common English name: Pin cherry
French name: Cerisier de Pennsylvanie
Often grows in areas cleared from cutting, windthrow, or burning.
This species is very rarely found in mature forests due to its intolerance to shade.
0a, 0b, 1a, 1b, 2a, 2b, 3a, 3b, 4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b
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.