English Morello sour cherry trees are late-ripening tart cherry for cooking, sometimes eaten fresh when fully ripe. The English Morello cherry trees produce a dark red fruit and juice. English Morello cherry is naturally a small tree with drooping branches. Introduced to America prior to 1862. 500 chill hours needed. Self-fruitful. Please see below for further information on our English Morello cherry trees for sale. ***Please note: this is a 1-year tree (younger and smaller than our typical 2- year trees). This 1-year tree is about 2-3 feet tall when shipped and 1/4" in caliper.
Considerations for English Morello Cherry
USDA Zones: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Uses: Canning / Preserves, Cooking / Sauces, Desserts / Pies, Fresh Eating
Harvest Period: Midseason
Pollination Requirement: Self-Fertile
Origin Date: England 1500`s
Storage: A few weeks
Years to Bear: 2-5 years
Recommended Spacing: 12-16 ft.
Mature Size: 12-16 ft.
Water Requirements: 12-15 gallons per week May through Sept.
Size of tree
***Please note: this is a 1-year tree (younger and smaller than our typical 2- year trees). This 1-year tree is about 2-3 feet tall when shipped and 1/4" in caliper. Pruning tip
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.