Cherries

Sweet-Prunus avium Sour-Prunus cerasus

About 2,000 yrs ago cherries were being cultivated in South East Europe and the Romans had at least eight named varieties at the time of Julius Caesar's rule. Sweet cherries may be divided into two groups the  firm-fleshed types known as Bigarreaus, represented by the Bing, Lapins, Napoleon, and soft-fleshed types known as Hearts, such as the Black Tartarian. Sour cherries may also be divided into two groups, clear-juice or Amarelle types, represented by the Montmorency, and colored-juice or Morello types, represented by the English Morello.  Cherries are one of the first  fruit of the season and a favorite of boys, birds and deer! Unlike most fruit trees, cherries don't need thinning to produce high quality fruit. Cherries are disease prone in poorly drained soils in climates with wet springs. Cherries can be summer pruned to 8 ft. for height control. This will aide in netting the tree if birds become a nuisance. Harvest cherries when fully colored. If rain threatens when cherries are nearly ripe, pick the tree to avoid fruit cracking. Because standard size cherries are so large and the roots more sensitive to wet, heavy soils, we have cherry trees on Colt, semi-dwarf or GM61/1 dwarf rootstock.

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BING Oregon 1870

BING Oregon 1870

Bing Cherry is the most popular sweet cherry; the standard for...
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BLACK REPUBLICAN Oregon 1860

BLACK REPUBLICAN Oregon 1860

A parent of Bing cherry and a rare find at farmers markets....
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BLACK TARTARIAN

BLACK TARTARIAN

Black Tartarian is a rich, tender, sweet cherry with full bodied...
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CORAL CHAMPAGNE

CORAL CHAMPAGNE

  Coral Champagne is a sweet cherry with large, red, juicy...
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ENGLISH MORELLO Origin 1500's

ENGLISH MORELLO Origin 1500's

English Morello cherry is a late-ripening tart cherry for...
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KANSAS SWEET

KANSAS SWEET

Kansas Sweet Cherry is a cross between a sweet and sour...
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LAPINS (VanxStella) 1983

LAPINS (VanxStella) 1983

Lapins Cherry is a sweet dark red cherry of the Bing type....
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MONTMORENCY France 1600's

MONTMORENCY France 1600's

The Montmorency cherry ultimate cooking cherry, bright red, with...
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NAPOLEON (Royal Ann) Europe 1700's

NAPOLEON (Royal Ann) Europe 1700's

  Napoleon is a most delicious  cherry , one of the...
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RAINIER (VanxBing)

RAINIER (VanxBing)

Rainier cherry is large, yellow cherry with red blush, very firm...
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