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mitchio86mitchio86 Posts: 17
Saw this tree in Canterbury.  I want to say that it's a wild cherry tree but I'm not sure. It has cherry tree style bark and the nodes of the leaf stems.

Leaves are significantly serrated. New leaves are long becoming ovate. It doesn't have the tree shape that I associate with cherry trees.  The leaves cluster off nodes on the branch.

Any ideas, or am I over thinking this?

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  • UffUff SW Scotland but born in DerbyshirePosts: 2,272
    It looks like wild cherry to me @mitchio86
  • Slow-wormSlow-worm Posts: 660
    And me.
  • mitchio86mitchio86 Posts: 17
    Okay, I'll put it down in my notes as one of the cultivars of wild cherry.  Cheers.
  • mitchio86mitchio86 Posts: 17
    I've looked into it further.  It's taken me hours of searching but I think it is wild cherry 'plena'.  It rarely fruits, which is why I did see evidence of cherries.
  • Silver surferSilver surfer Posts: 3,964
    Definitely Prunus sp.
    Note the glands on the leaf stalks/..those red dots.
    Need to see the flowers to id accurately.
    Perthshire. SCOTLAND .
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