Carmine Jewel™ Dwarf Cherry
Prunus fruticosa x cerasus
Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
We no longer grow this plant
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|Lore||Carmine Jewel™ Dwarf Cherry is self-fertile, but planting another cherry nearby for cross-pollination will increase fruit yield.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Reaches 6½ ft. tall and 6 ft. wide.|
|Flower Attribute||Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Cottage|
|Landscape Use||Container, Espalier, Specimen|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Special Feature||Dwarf Plant, Edible, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Fall Color|
|Watering Needs||Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
|Companion Plants||Honeysuckle (Lonicera); Currant (Ribes); Lavender (Lavandula); Hydrangea (Hydrangea paniculata); Lilac (Syringa)|
Provide well-drained soil. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Watering may be reduced after establishment. Apply a balanced slow-release fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 3-8