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Tart Cherry

Botanical Name
Prunus
Hardiness
Zones 4 to 6
Height
8 to 20 feet
Width
8 to 20 feet
Flowers
Spring: white
Fruit
Red drupe
Light
Full sun
Soil
Moist, well-drained
Planting & Care
  • Self fruitful so only need one tree for fruit, though bee activity will increase production
Problems
Winter kill, spring frost damage, birds, leaf spot, brown rot, plum curculio, aphids, fruit cracking
Varieties
  • Meteor and North Star developed by the University of MN are more cold hardy
  • Bush cherries developed in Saskatchewan are very hardy

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