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Bing Sweet Cherry

Prunus avium 'Bing'

SKU #06733

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Description The most popular sweet cherry variety, known for producing exceptionally large, dark mahogany fruit that is firm, sweet and juicy. Excellent for eating fresh, canning or preserves. Grafted onto vigorous, disease resistant Mahaleb Cherry rootstock. Plant a pollenizer such as Stella or Rainier for best production. Recommended winter chill: 700 - 900 hours. Deciduous.
Light Full sun
Watering Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
Blooms Spring
Mature Size Reaches 15 to 20 feet tall and wide; often pruned to maintain smaller size.
Deciduous/Evergreen Deciduous
Special Features Attracts Butterflies, Fall Color, Improved Pest and Disease Resistance, Edible, Benefits Birds
Growth Rate Moderate
Flower Attributes Showy Flowers
Care Provide humus-rich, acidic, well-drained soil. Water deeply and regularly during the first few growing seasons to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency once established. Fertilize before new growth begins in spring. Prune in winter while dormant for shape and structure.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-8

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