White or pink flowers (single or double depending on cultivar) in spring; fruit are small red cherries, usually produced in small numbers (or not at all on cultivars with double flowers).
Additional pests and problems that may affect this plant:
All species of Prunus are prone to a number of disease and insect problems. The most serious problems of this species are borers.
This species tends to be short lived (usually declines after 10 years); mice can be damaging to this species.