Cherries are a practical fruit for home orchards where climate and soil conditions are suitable. Easy to grow and once established, cherry trees require little maintenance and are reliable producers.
Cherry trees produce are known for a wide range of delicious flavors in fruit from sweet, to sour, to tart. Cherry blossoms are known for their beauty in different growing seasons. Best adapted to areas where summers are moderately cool; they dislike high humidity. Last fruit tree to bloom and first to ripen.
Most require another tree to cross-pollenate. Sensitive to wet, tight soils. Susceptible to birds, brown rot, and bacterial canker.
All semi-dwarf trees are on Maxma Rootstock. Standard trees are on Mazzard Rootstock (about 30'-40' unpruned). Dwarf trees are on Newroot-1 Rootstock. Unpruned, trees on Colt reach 70-80% of standard (about 25-32'). Trees are 2 years old and should begin to fruit in their 4th year. We have many types of cherry trees for sale! Enjoy a cherry tree in your garden this season.
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