Evans cherry is an Alberta-developed cold hardy tree that has been thriving in the prairies for over 50 years. This highly productive self-pollinating tree requires little maintenance. The fruit is good for cooking or fresh eating when fully ripe. Evans cherry is an attractive tree, with white blossoms in spring and reddish-orange fruit that ripens to a dark burgundy.
EVANS CHERRY QUICK FACTS
Zone: 2a Height: 3 m (10 ft) Spread: 1.8 m (6 ft) Moisture: normal Light: full sun Fall colour: bright orange Berries: tart, semi-sweet cherries of good size that are good for jams or jellies and edible fresh when fully ripe Flowers: white Growth rate: medium Life span: medium Maintenance: low Suckering: low Pollution tolerance: high