Cornelian Cherry

Scientific Name: Cornus mas
Genus: Cornus
Family: Cornaceae

Cornelian Cherry Cornelian CherryA broad-spreading small tree with attractive yellow flowers in late winter or early spring, it is a native of Eurasia. It bears large cherry-like fruits that because of the high pectin content make good preserves. It will grow to approximately 20 feet tall. It has been cultivated since ancient times for its fruit, particularly in the Balkans.