Western Australia has limited production in the elevated parts in the southwest of the state. Archived from the original on 11 February Media related to Cherries at Wikimedia Commons. Archived PDF from the original on 25 December Cherries were first brought into Kent tempore H. Accessibility links Skip to article Skip to navigation. For the species called "wild cherry" in the British Isles, see Prunus avium.
The cherry fruits of commerce usually are obtained from cultivars of a limited number of species such as the sweet cherry Prunus avium and the sour cherry Prunus cerasus.
In the Southern Hemisphere, cherries are usually at their peak in late December and are widely associated with Christmas. Traverse City, Michigan is called the "Cherry Capital of the World",  hosting a National Cherry Festival and making the world's largest cherry pie. The cultivated forms are of the species sweet cherry P. Cherry Growers of Australia. Archived from the original PDF on