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Romeo™ Sour Cherry

Prunus cerasus 'Romeo'

Pronunciation: PROO-nus KER-uh-sus
SKU #40546
3-8

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OVERVIEW
Description Beautiful clusters of fragrant, white, self-pollinating flowers in mid-spring. Abundant clusters of dark purple-red fruit in midsummer. Glossy green foliage turns yellow in the fall. Excellent variety for cooking, baking, and canning. Wonderful flavor for jellies and jams. Deciduous.
Light Full sun
Watering Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
Blooms Spring, followed by summer fruit.
Mature Size Fast growing; reaches 8 ft. tall and 4 ft. wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Deciduous
Special Features Fall Color, Showy Fruit, Edible, Fast Growing, Benefits Birds
Growth Rate Fast
Flower Attributes Fragrant, Showy Flowers
STYLE
Landscape Use Privacy Screen
Flower Color White
Foliage Color Green
Companion Plants Lilac (Syringa); Honeysuckle (Lonicera); Oakleaf Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Currant (Ribes); Lavender (Lavandula)
CARE
Care Prefers slightly acidic, moist, well-drained soils. Water deeply and regularly during the first few growing seasons to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency once established. Apply an organic fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. For a tidy, neat appearance, prune annually in late winter to shape.

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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.