An illustration of birds sitting on a branch passing a cherry.

Birds on Branch

An illustration of birds sitting on a branch passing a cherry.

An illustration of Belle de Choisy cherries.

Belle de Choisy cherries

An illustration of Belle de Choisy cherries.

An illustration of Black tartarian cherries.

Black tartarian cherries

An illustration of Black tartarian cherries.

An illustration of a Elton cherries.

Elton cherries

An illustration of a Elton cherries.

An illustration of reine hortense cherries.

Reine hortense cherries

An illustration of reine hortense cherries.

Three cherries.

Three Cherries

Three cherries.

Twelve Cherries.

Twelve Cherries

Twelve Cherries.

Two cherries.

Two Cherries

Two cherries.

An illustration of a variety of cherries, including:1. Red jacket2. Rockport

Variety of cherries

An illustration of a variety of cherries, including: 1. Red jacket 2. Rockport

The cherry is a fruit tree of the Rosaceae family.

Cherry

The cherry is a fruit tree of the Rosaceae family.

Cherries are grown on fruit trees.

Cherry

Cherries are grown on fruit trees.

The word cherry refers to a fleshy fruit (drupe) that contains a single stony seed.

Cherry

The word cherry refers to a fleshy fruit (drupe) that contains a single stony seed.

The cherry. 1. flower, petals and part of calyx; 2. fruit.

Cherry

The cherry. 1. flower, petals and part of calyx; 2. fruit.

"Drupe. b, stony wall of the putamen, inclosing the seed." -Whitney, 1911

Cherry Section

"Drupe. b, stony wall of the putamen, inclosing the seed." -Whitney, 1911

The montmorency cherry is a sour cherry.

Montmorency Cherry

The montmorency cherry is a sour cherry.

The napoleon cherry is a sweet cherry.

Napoleon Cherry

The napoleon cherry is a sweet cherry.

One cherry.

One Cherry

One cherry.

Illustrated is the low-headed and spreading growth of the sour cherry.

Sour Cherry

Illustrated is the low-headed and spreading growth of the sour cherry.

Illustrated is the tall, erect growth of the sweet cherry.

Sweet Cherry

Illustrated is the tall, erect growth of the sweet cherry.

Half of a Cherry blossom.

Flower

Half of a Cherry blossom.

An illustration of a Doyenne Gray pear and Early Richmond cherries.

Variety of Fruit

An illustration of a Doyenne Gray pear and Early Richmond cherries.

Pictured is a section of a half ripe cherry, (p) showing the pulpy flesh and (s) showing the stone.

Cross Section of Half Ripe Cherry

Pictured is a section of a half ripe cherry, (p) showing the pulpy flesh and (s) showing the stone.

The common name of physalis alkekengi is winter cherry. The fruit is scarlet and edible.

Fruit of Physalis Alkekengi

The common name of physalis alkekengi is winter cherry. The fruit is scarlet and edible.

A more advanced seedling of the cherry.

Seedling

A more advanced seedling of the cherry.