These cherry tree factsheets have information about the groups or species of tree you can identify for the cherry tree survey.
You can use the factsheets to find out more about each species or group of species, and to check your identifications.
This group of trees gets its name from the fact that birds enjoy their fruits so much.
They have white or pink flowers on hairy stalks, in clusters of 2–4, and the leaf edges have pointed teeth.
These cherries have white flowers in clusters of 2–6, and the leaves may be hairless or downy on the underside but the leaf stalks are hairless.
These trees have white, saucer-shaped flowers and leaves that are glossy on the upper surface but hairless on the underside.
Their white flowers are in spikes of 10 or more, and the leaves have orange or rusty-coloured hairs on the underside.
These cherries have pink flowers on hairy stalks, in cluster of 2–5.
These trees have white flowers in clusters of 10 or fewer, and the leaf edges have blunt or rounded teeth.
These cherries have white flowers in clusters of 2–3, the leaves have pointed teeth and the bark is very glossy.
Wild cherry trees have white, cup-shaped flowers in clusters of 2–6.