Lapins is a cultivar of sweet cherry (Prunus avium) that is known for its large, sweet, juicy fruit and its attractive, dark green foliage. The fruit is typically dark red in color, with a sweet and slightly tart flavor that is prized for fresh eating, baking, and preserving.
The Lapins cherry tree is a vigorous grower that is known for its high yields and its ability to produce fruit at a young age. It is a hardy variety that is adaptable to a wide range of soils and climates, making it a popular choice for both commercial and home fruit growers. The tree typically grows to be between 12 to 15 feet tall and wide, with a spreading canopy that provides ample shade and shelter.
Overall, the Lapins cherry is a highly prized fruit that is valued for its exceptional flavor, high yields, and ease of growth. It is a popular choice for those who are looking for a sweet and juicy cherry that is easy to grow and maintain, and that provides ample fruit for both fresh eating and preserving.
Lapins cherry trees produce large crops and often resists late frost. The Lapins is basically a self-fertile Bing cherry that ripens a week or so later. Self-fruitful and crack resistant. Please see below for further information on our Lapins cherry trees for sale.
Considerations Lapins Cherry tree
USDA Zones: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Uses: Canning / Preserves, Cooking / Sauces, Fresh Eating
Harvest Period: Midseason
Low Chill: Yes
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
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.