Lapins Sweet Cherry

Prunus avium 'Lapins'

Frequently referred to as "self-fertile Bing", Lapins produces large crops of delicious dark fruit nearly one inch in diameter, without the need for a pollenizer. Its purplish red flesh is firm and sweet. Showy pinkish-white flowers appear mid-spring followed by a prolific harvest from late June to early July. Good pollenizer for other sweet cherries. Intolerant of deep frost or intense heat. Recommended winter chill: 800 - 900 hours.
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Requires regular watering.

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Average Size at MaturityReaches 15 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom Timespring
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeFragrant, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Rustic
Growth HabitColumnar
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseMass Planting, Specimen
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsFruit Tree & Vine
Special FeatureEdible
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsRequires regular watering.

Prefers well drained loamy, sandy or clay soils with pH of 6.5 to 7.5. Water regularly during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Once established, water deeply and infrequently during summer months. Prune in winter when dormant, as needed.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 6-8

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