The cherry fruits of commerce are usually obtained from a limited number of species such as cultivars of the sweet cherry, Prunus avium. The name 'cherry' also refers to the cherry tree, and is sometimes applied to almonds and visually similar flowering trees in the genus Prunus, as in "ornamental cherry", "cherry blossom", etc. Wild Cherry may refer to any of the cherry species growing outside of cultivation.
Cherries are an important fruit crops that is cultivated on many worlds and in many varieties. The largest traded variety are the Lowgee-Cherries grown by the Astro Crop CoOp of the Kuiper belt ( 10-12 kilo fruits) the smallest, by Framers of Mini Terran origin ( a few millimeters in size)
About 500 million tons of fresh, nature sources Cherries are harvested and sold annually.