If you plant the pit of a Bing cherry, you'll get something. Odds are
about 50,0000:1 that "anything" and "worth something" will be the same,
but it's a lot better odds than the lottery, if you have the time and
Bing is a specific variety (that will not come true from seed) of the
generic "sweet cherry". I'm not sure how wide the variance really is for
seedling cherry, but certainly in apples, most seedlings result in fruit
that does not taste very appealing - which is why specific varieties are
selected and cloned - typically by grafting or budding, less commonly by
layering. Newfangled tissue culture would be another option.
The pictures you show - the outside one might be a cherry (or a plum, or
an apricot - all prunus look pretty similar) the one in the pot does not
- the leaves are too smooth-edged and blunt-tipped.
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Later on I may plant some more bing cherry seeds to see if those seedlings look
the same. Not interested in growing bings from seed, for obvious hybrid reasons.
It could be something besides a cherry but that's the direction I'm leaning for
The young tree outside does indeed appear to be a cherry of some sort
(probably choke cherry if you are indeed in NC). The inside plant is very
different. Notice the edge of the leaf, the outside leaf is serrate, the
plant in the pot is smooth. All Prunus (cherry, plum,peach,apricot, etc.,
etc...)species that I'm aware of have serrate edged leaves. IMHO the plant
in the pot looks a bit like bay laurel.
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