Wild Cherry

ian April, May

Wild Cherry – Prunus avium

Plant : The Wild Cherry tree grows to 25m and a single large tree can provide good forage for honey bees in the early beekeeping season.  It is found in woodland and hedges.  It is a member of the Rosaceae family and is very attractive to bees.

Flower : The flower of the is typical of the rosaceae family.  The white flowers form in small groups of 2 to 6 and are approximately 25mm across.  They have five petals and approximately 20 stamen.

Pollen : Click here to see more about Prunus avium pollen.

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