|This is the genus for many deciduous pit-fruit trees: Almond, Apricot, Cherry, Peach and Plum. Some of these trees are decorative only and do not produce fruit. The blossoms are white or pink, and many have double varieties. The foliage is green, red, or dark plum colored. P. serrula has striking peeling shiny bark. Grow in full sun. Genus also includes some evergreen shrubs.