PHOTOS OF CHERRY-TREE
Photo of Prunus avium L.
Prunus avium L., flowers
Prunus avium L., trunk
Cherries with leaves and fruits
Prunus avium L. – (Cherry- tree)
Deciduous tree of the Rose family -rosaceae-, up to 20 m. Reddish brown trunk, with its bark breaking into horizontal stripes. Leaves appearing after flowers, oblong or ovate, with a toothed margin, acuminate and pubescent in the angles of the nerves. Flowers till 3 cm wide, gathered in bundles of 2-6 at the end of long stems. Fruits in drupe, red. It can be found in the wild, as a native tree, in many European woods, as well as in North Africa and Asia Minor.
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