Sweet Cherry Seedling
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Species: Prunus avium
History: These seedlings are grown from sweet cherries from Palatine in the Niagara region.
Why We Grow It: Grown from deep purple sweet cherries, these seedlings will likely stay more true to type than apples which means you'll be enjoying some lovely sweet cherries in a few years' time! Alternatively, if you prefer growing named varieties, these seedlings would also be great wildlife trees or can be planted to attract birds and squirrels away from other fruit trees.
Canadian Hardiness Zone: 5
Soil Preference: Sandy loam and loam, like plenty of organic material. Prefers average to moist conditions with well-drained soils, avoid planting anywhere that floods for more than two weeks in the spring.
Sun/Shade: Full sun (approx. 8-10 hours of sun daily)
Pollination: Uncertain, may require a pollinator of a different cherry variety or another seedling that blooms around the same time
Flowering Time: Unknown
Bloom Colour: White
Storage: Keeps about 1-2 weeks in the fridge.
Recommended Use: Fresh eating, baking, preserving, feeding wildlife
Height Above Roots: 30cm+