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Growing & Maintenance:

In spring, apply balanced fertilizer for trees according to package directions. Early spring while dormant, remove crossing branches. Check soil weekly for moisture. Water thoroughly when dry. Provide adequate water until tree is dormant for the winter. Possible winter protection required as rabbits may eat bark at snow line in winter. Requires 700-800 chill hours. Plant more than one sweet cherry variety for best fruit production.

Sweet Sherry Cherry

Prunus x 'Sweet Sherry'

Plant Type: Fruit Trees

The sweetest cherries you will ever taste! A prolific producer of sweet, rich burgundy cherries. Ready to harvest midseason (June - July). Easy to grow, high yielding on the 1st year crop, low acid, and perfect to eat either fresh or in recipes. Super Sweet fruit has more sugar than other varieties, giving it a sweeter taste. Vigorous, attractive ornamental trees are a great addition to the home garden.

Height: 15 ft
Spread: 15 ft
Spacing: 15 ft
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Characteristics & Attributes for Prunus x 'Sweet Sherry'

Sunlight Requirements

Full Sun (6 or more hours direct sunlight)

Invites Nature

Attracts Bees

Season of Interest (Flowering)

Spring

Season of Interest (Foliage)

Summer
Spring

Features

A Favorite of the BFN
Heat Tolerant
Baking
Fresh Fruit

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape Function

Specimen
Focal Point
Foundation Planting
Mass Planting

Soil Preferences

Moist, Well-Drained