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Carmine Jewel™ Dwarf Cherry

Prunus fruticosa x cerasus

SKU #40545
3-8

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OVERVIEW
Description Extremely hardy and perfect for cold winter areas. Self-fertile, producing large purple-red fruit with dark red flesh and scrumptious, rich flavor, packed with antioxidants. Excellent for eating fresh, superb in pies, preserves,or drying. Dwarf, shrub-like form is perfect for landscape or orchard.
Light Full sun
Watering Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
Blooms Spring
Mature Size Reaches 6½ ft. tall and 6 ft. wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Deciduous
Special Features Fall Color, Edible, Compact Form
Growth Rate Moderate
Flower Attributes Showy Flowers
STYLE
Landscape Use Container, Espalier
Flower Color White
Foliage Color Green
Companion Plants Honeysuckle (Lonicera); Currant (Ribes); Lavender (Lavandula); Hydrangea (Hydrangea paniculata); Lilac (Syringa)
CARE
Care 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.
HISTORY
Lore Carmine Jewel™ Dwarf Cherry is self-fertile, but planting another cherry nearby for cross-pollination will increase fruit yield.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 3-8

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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.