The homeland of the Chinese cherry is China, Korea and Mongolia where it grows in a wild form. However, as a culture, it was widely adopted from the middle of the XX century in gardens of a temperate of Europe and North America. Chinese's cherry taste doesn't concede to a usual cherry. Its fruits contain a lot of sugars (8 — 10%), generally glucose and fructose, and also apple and lemon acid (0,8 — 1,2%), vitamin C (16 — 32 mg of %), pectins and tannins. Leaves of the Chinese cherry are used for preparing of vitamin tea.