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Bare Root Cherries
Cherries are one of the most popular fruits in the nation. Breeders are constantly working to provide more varieties for warmer areas in the country. The varieties Lapins and Royal Rainier were the first of these offerings, with chill hours of 400 to 500, but the newest low chill cherries, Royal Crimson, Royal Lee and Minnie Royal, require only 200 to 300 chill hours. Will Florida be the next cherry capitol of the world? Stay tuned...
Good drainage is one of the most important factors in cherry tree success. If your soil does not drain well and you have your heart set on growing cherry trees, consider constructing a raised bed. You can use lumber or railroad ties to enclose the bed and fill it with a good mix of top soil and soil amendment.
Montmorency Sour Cherry - Standard
Large sour cherry with bright red skin and firm, yellow flesh. Has rich, tart, tangy flavor. Perfect for cobblers, pies, etc. Extremely winter hardy. Very heavy bearing; ripens late season, in June. 500 hours or less. Self-fruitful. Available on Mah.
Sweetheart Cherry - Standard
A self-fruitful cherry that ripens mid to late June to extend the cherry season. The large bright red fruit has a unique taste and remains crunchy when picked. Resistant to cracking. Trademarked. Plant patent applied for. Self-fruitful. 800 chill hrs. Available on Mazz.
Stella Cherry - Semi-dwarf ON SALE!
Self-fruitful; no pollenizer needed. Large, nearly black, richly flavored sweet cherry similar to its parent, Lambert. Late harvest (early to mid June). 400 hours. Pollenizes Bing, except in mild winter climates. Available on Max.
Stella Cherry - Standard
Self-fruitful; no pollenizer needed. Large, nearly black, richly flavored sweet cherry similar to its parent, Lambert. Late harvest (early to mid June). 400 hours. Pollenizes Bing, except in mild winter climates. Available on Mazz.
Royal Rainier Cherry - Semi-dwarf
Large, yellow cherry with slightly more red blush than Rainier. Excellent flavor, taste test winner. Ripens early, about 3-5 days ahead of Rainier. Pollenizer required: Lapins for low chill areas and in other areas, any sweet cherry. Moderate chill requirement, 500 hours estimated. Available on Max.
Rainier Cherry - Semi-dwarf
Large yellow cherry with red blush. Sweet, crisp and flavorful, superior to Royal Ann. Very cold hardy. Mid season harvest(late May/early June). 700 hrs. Pollenizer required: interfruitful with Van, Black Tartarian, Bing, Utah Giant. Available on Max.
Lapins Miniature Cherry
Self-fruitful cherry from Canada. Large, firm, dark red sweet cherry with good flavor. Fruit not prone to splitting. Ripens in early June, four days after Bing. 400 hours or less. Self-fruitful and a good pollenizer for other cherries. Great for containers and small gardens. Available on Z-Dwarf.
Lapins Cherry - Standard
Self-fruitful cherry from Canada. Large, firm, dark red sweet cherry with good flavor. Fruit not prone to splitting. Ripens in early June, 4 days after Bing. 400 hours or less. Self-fruitful; good pollenizer for other cherries. Available on Mazz.
Black Tartarian Cherry - Standard ON SALE!
Medium sized, nearly black, sprightly flavor. Vigorous, productive tree. Ripens in mid to late May. 700 hours. Pollenizer required; interfruitful with all popular sweet cherries. Zones 5-7. Available on Mazz.
Bing Cherry - Semi-Dwarf
Large, firm, juicy, sweet cherry, nearly black when ripe. Has superb flavor, the number one cherry. Ripens late May to mid June. Large, vigorous tree. 700 hrs. Pollenized by Black Tartarian, Lapins, Van, Rainier, also Stella in colder climates. Available on Max.