Prunus serrulata, Japanese Flowering Cherry

Size: tree, 50-75' average height at maturity

Buds: usually dark brown, glabrous, spurs have large clusters of flower buds

Leaves:  deciduous, alternate, 2-5" long, 1.25-2.5" wide, simple, ovate to lanceolate, long acuminate tips, serrate margins, bronze when emerging, shiny dark green later, bronze or reddish in fall

Twigs: stout, glabrous, abundant fruit spurs

Flowers: monoecious, white to pink, single or double, .5-2.5" wide, profuse, bloom in April or early May

Fruit: black

Bark: grayish, glossy