cherries from a weeping cherry
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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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.