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D-Grower

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Is this a wild cherry tree?
« on: April 03, 2021, 08:35:47 AM »
Tons of these growing near a friend's house. Pretty sure they are wild cherries. In Jackson county, FL. If so is this type edible? I know these are not the inedible cherry Laurel. Thanks for your help!







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Re: Is this a wild cherry tree?
« Reply #1 on: April 03, 2021, 09:08:07 AM »
Yes, it does look like black cherry.

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Re: Is this a wild cherry tree?
« Reply #2 on: April 04, 2021, 10:18:51 AM »
The fruits are quite sour, but edible. You can make jam out of them.  But remember, the leaves, twigs and seeds are highly poisonous.  Dogs can die from chewing on fallen branches and eating fallen fruit, since they eat it pit and all.

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