Wild cherry or gean trees Prunus avium can be found throughout the UK: large mature trees in woodland and woodland
edges; smaller, more densely fruit-laden trees in hedgerows, on waste ground, near railway lines and in grassy coastal areas, mixed in with thickets of, for example, blackthorn (sloe). In fact, in the latter habitats the trees are just as likely to be dwarf or sour cherry Prunus cerasus. Both these varieties produce fruit growing on long individual stalks, singly or in small clusters. It ranges in colour from blushed yellow (rarely) to red and dark purplish-black – especially when fully ripe.
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