(Prunus avium) Expensive to buy and hard to find, make fresh sweet cherries a must for growing your own. Grown on semi-dwarfing rootstock most sweet cherries require two for cross pollination. Hardy and chosen to resist cracking, the varieties we offer are all time tested and give a selection of different flavors. Watch closely to beat the birds or grow enough to share. Hardy to -20f, Generally 4’ – 5’ but some varieties may be smaller this year due to high demand.
Bing - Sold out for 2020 The standard by which all other cherry varieties are judged, Bing is the No. 1 commercial sweet cherry variety sold in the U.S. A dark mahogany all the way through, it is exceptionally large and juicy. On gisela rootstock. $28.50
BlackGold - Is a heart-shaped fruit with dark red skin, moderately firm dark purple flesh and great flavor. It is a late bloomer, often missing our late frosts at bloom time. It is very cold tolerant and a good late season pollenizer. Production is consistently heavy with good sized fruits that are resistant to cracking. Self fertile so only one cherry tree is needed! 4’-5’ $29.50
Hedelfingen - Glossy, black sweet cherry of good quality. Good processor. Hardy and consistent cropper. Fruit resists cracking. Grower friendly tree structure with wide-angle crotches. A favorite selection for Eastern and Midwest growers.
Old European variety that blooms late to avoid frosts. Good as a pollinizer for other sweet cherries. 4'-5' $34.95
Lapins is a self-fruitful, dark red sweet cherry from Canada. Large, firm, good flavor. Similar to Van in color, Bing in shape it resists splitting. It is a cross between Stella and Van and is sometimes sold as 'Self-fertile Bing.' It was one of the varieties developed by the agronomist Karlis O. Lapins, who did pioneering work in the development of self-fertile sweet cherry cultivars. 4’ 3/8" caliper $29.50
Stella is a cultivar of cherry developed in British Columbia, Canada. It is notable as the first self-fertile sweet cherry to be named and was awarded the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit. It has large, nearly black, richly flavored fruit. Similar to its parent Lambert, expect a later harvest with the Stella cherry. It is an excellent cherry for fresh eating. It is also resistant to cracking. High producing trees bears at a young age. 4’-5’ $29.50
CHERRIES - Pie
(Prunus cerasus) Pie cherries are self-fertile and are also great for making cherry cider. Many people prefer their tangier flavor for fresh eating. Hardier trees which are semi-dwarf and smaller than sweet cherries. They are more drought tolerant than other cherries and can take it down to -40 f. These do not pollinate sweet cherries.
Montmorency - Sold out for 2020 This classic pie cherry is the standard by which other are measured. Bright red and consistently productive on upright trees. The Montmorency Cherry Tree produces the United States most popular sour cherry. It is considered the very best cherry for making pies. The Montmorency’s fruit is large sized with dark red skin. The flesh is amber and the juice is clear. Known for dependable large harvests, it is extremely winter hardy and heavy bearing. 4' - 5' $26.50
North Star - Sold out for 2020 This genetic dwarf tree was developed in Minnesota. Productive and easy to pick on a 6’-8’ mature size tree, many people also enjoy this one for fresh eating as it is sweeter than most pie cherries. Its small size also makes it easy to cover with a net to keep the entire crop for you!