This ornamental shrub cherry starts in the spring with lots of fragrant flowers followed by loads of bright red fruit. The tart cherries ripen in mid-summer and are great for baking and preserves as well as eaten fresh. This shrub is a good choice for massing as a privacy screen, or along a fence row. Plant 2 or more to ensure good pollination and best yields. Grows 6-12' tall and wide in full sun.
- Hardiness Zones 2-8
- Light Required Full Sun
- Spread 6 - 10 feet
- Height 6 - 10 feet
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sku: 62390 Ships in Spring
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Botanical Name :Prunus tomentosa 'Nanking'
Colors :White with a pink blush.
Light Required :Full Sun
Spread :6 - 10 feet
Offer Size :Dormant 12-18" Bareroot
Form :Fruit, Small Fruit, Cherry
Height :6 - 10 feet
Spacing :6 - 10 feet
Foliage :Oval to elliptic, dark green foliage.
Flower Form :1/2-inch, white or pinkish blossoms.
Blooms :Early Summer, Mid Summer
Fruit :1/2 inch, short-stemmed, red fruit.
Soil Requirements :Loamy Soil, Sandy Soil
Growth Rate :Slow to moderate.
Yield :Up to 8 quarts at maturity. Bears fruit in 2 years, but will often bear in the first year, if planted early enough.
Depth :Plant at the same depth as in the nursery.
Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country using the shipping timeframes outlined below. We continually monitor weather conditions for extreme hot or cold and adjust shipping schedules as needed. Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items in July and August.
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