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Adopt A Tree By: Jasmine Gallimore and Brittany Easter
Black Cherry Prunus sertoina
Limiting Factors 1.Climate – temperatures that are either to hot, to cold, or constantly changing could stun the growth of the tree. 2.Animal Interference – if an animal was to eat or chew at the leaves or bark it could prevent the tree from continuing to grow. 3.Human Interference – if someone was to come along and cut down certain parts of the tree or even affect the bark it could stun the growth.
4.Light and Space – if there is not enough light in the area, or even enough space around the tree, it could prevent the tree from growing. 5.Soil Moisture – if the ground is to moist or not moist enough it could prevent the tree from obtaining the needed moisture and prevent growth.
5 Interesting Facts About Black Cherry Trees 1.Black Cherry is one of the most prized hardwoods of eastern and central US forests. 2.Black cherry leaves, twigs, bark contains a cyanide that is released whenever plant tissue is damaged. 3.Whenever they are damaged and fall in pastures, they are potentially lethal to livestock.
4.Prunus is a Latin name for plum trees. Derived from Greek word “prunos” meaning plum or cherry. 5.Serotina is a Latin name for the word late.
Black Cherry Wood Description: Pinkish brownish when cut, darkens when exposed to light. Close Grain, usually straight and easy to work with. Very durable, and resistant to decay. Uses: Furniture Paneling Scientific Instruments Toys Handles
Black Cherry Tree Poem
What Did We Enjoy About This Project? We enjoyed being able to go outside and discovering what tree this was. Being Partners Getting fresh air Being active