The Noir de Chavannes is a medium size cherry which turns shiny black when fully ripe. Tender, juicy fruit with distinctive sweet flavor. Ripens midseason. Skin is dark red, becoming black at full maturity. Flesh is tender, juicy with a rich and sweet flavor. The tree is a vigorous and upright grower, and becomes quite productive as the tree acquires age.Spreading tree around 12 to 16 ft.when mature. Disease resistant and easier to grow than most sweet cherries. Please see below for further information on our Noir de Chavannes cherry trees for sale.
Pollination Requirement: Pollinate with Black Tartarian and/or Governor Wood
Origin Date: Switzerland 1800's
Storage:A few weeks
Years to Bear:2-5 years
Recommended Spacing: 12 to 15 ft.
Mature Size:12-15 ft.
Water Requirements:12-15 gallons per week May through Sept.
Shape when Shipped:Feathered and whips (few side branching)
Size supplied when shipped:Our trees range in height from 4-8 ft. in our field and trimmed to 4 to 5 ft. when shipped. Our young two year trees are most often feathered (side limbs). The trees diameter (caliper) is often 1/2 to 3/4 inch;
*As noted by University of California Scientists and other qualified professionals the most successful trees often have caliper from 1/2" to 5/8" and usually establish faster than smaller and larger planting stock.
Basic idea for Pruning:Most fruit trees should be pruned in frost-free periods mid to late winter. (apricots best after bud break) Remove most vertical branches and shorten side branches. Fruiting wood is best on horizontal to 45 degree limbs. Learn more...
Shipping Note:Our fruit trees and berries are delivered to you bareroot during their winter dormancy from January through May depending on USDA zone. Trees are shipped with your invoice and helpful planting directions. There is no minimum quantity required but shipping rate for an individual tree is expensive since UPS/Fed Ex charge a dimensional weight and an additional handling fee to ship a tree. You'll find it's cost effective to consider a handful of trees,vines or our helpful Tree Starter Kits.