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Cherry (Prunus)
Species information
Sentience

Non-sentient

Usage

Wand wood

Status

Extant

Cherry (genus Prunus) is a tree on which cherry fruits grow. The cherry fruits of commerce are usually obtained from a limited number of species, including especially cultivars of the wild cherry, Prunus avium.[1]

Wandlore

Cherry is very rare wand wood that makes for a wand of strange power, most highly prized by the wizarding students of the school of Mahoutokoro in Japan, where those who own cherry wands have special prestige.[2]

The Western wand-purchaser should dispel from their minds any notion that the pink blossom of the living tree makes for a frivolous or merely ornamental wand, for cherry wood often makes a wand that possesses truly lethal power, whatever the core - though if paired with dragon heartstring, the wand ought never to be teamed with a wizard without exceptional self-control and strength of mind.[2]

Notable cherry wand owners

Behind the scenes

In Japan, "Hanami" is a traditional practice of picnicking under a "sakura" (Japanese cherry) tree, hence a possible reason why a wand of cherry would be valued by Japanese wizards.[3]

Appearances

See also

Notes and References

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