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Fire Cherry

Fire Cherry

Other Names

Bird Cherry
Pin Cherry
Red Cherry

Fire Cherry Facts

Fire Cherry is another name for Pin Cherry. The binomial name for Pin Cherry is Prunus pensylvanica. Pin Cherry is frequently called Bird Cherry but is not to be confused with Prunus avium, Wild Cherry, or Prunus padus, Hackberry, which are both often called Bird Cherry.

Fire Cherry Farms

It may be possible to find any fire cherry farms near your location. We have built a map that will show all of the berry farms in our directory!

Fire Cherry Stories

Larue: Make this cherry pie with fresh-picked fruit your favorite
Remove from heat and stir in vanilla, cinnamon, and salt. Add cherries and set aside to cool slightly. Pour the mixture over the bottom dough in the pie plate. Roll out top crust. Roll it up onto the rolling pin and roll it back out over the cherries ... [ story ]

Tracking the blooming of the mountains
I have suggested that May 10 is peak in our Balsam Mountains for pink shell azalea, fetterbush, sarvis (or serviceberry), pin cherry, blue berry, bluets and the like. Certainly those living in our northern states and southern Canada have a later bloom ... The Sylva Herald [ story ]

Photo - George P. Chamuris, Ph.D - Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania - Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania
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