Weeping Cherry Trees
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cherries from a weeping cherry

Zone Br2 7js | viviennevigor added on July 14, 2015 | Answered

Are the cherries from a weeping cherry harmful to dogs or children? I have a puppy and grandchildren and want to know if the fruits are edible or harmful.

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on July 15, 2015

There are many different types of Weeping Cherry cultivators.

Cherries are among many fruit trees that have poisonous parts.
Most fruit trees contain cyanogenic glycosides, a substance that causes cyanide poisoning.

Cherry Trees have trace amounts of cyanide in the seeds, stems, flowers and leaves.

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