An extra-hardy, natural dwarf Cherry tree with a mature height of 3-4 m (10-12 ft). The No. 1 selling cherry tree in Canada. The tree flowers with masses of white blooms in early spring, and the fruit is large (1” in diameter) and is excellent for baking, jams and wine. It also has excellent flavour eaten right off the tree, however, the longer the cherries are left on the tree, the darker and sweeter they become! The foliage turns a beautiful yellow-orange in the fall. Ripens by mid-summer with a very good yield. Self-pollinating but better results are obtained when two varieties are planted. Approx. 30 cm (12 in).
Cherries not only contain significant levels of antioxidants, but they provide a unique combination of antioxidants that are not found in other fruits. The compounds in cherries act as potent antioxidants that appear to have anti-inflammatory benefits! Also excellent for arthritis!
Printable: Growing Cherries
Link to: The Gardener Magazine