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  Escarpment Black Cherry  
Common Name: Escarpment Black Cherry
Latin Name: Prunus serotina var. eximia
Tree Size: Medium
Leaf Type: Deciduous
Growth Rate: Moderate
Water Needs: Moderate
Tolerances: Partial to heavy shade, drought, alkaline soils (pH > 7.5)
Attributes: Texas native, reliable fall color, attractive seeds or fruit, seeds or fruit eaten by wildlife
Features: Wildlife; Flower; Fruit
Comments: Attractive, upright tree with showy fall color and interesting bark. Not for heavy, clay soils.
Problems: Fruit Drop; tent caterpillars, webworms. Could be hard to find in nurseries.
Firewise: Yes
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