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Valentine Cherry vs Garrington Chokecherry

Prunus x kerrasis Valentine

Prunus virginiana Garrington

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Valentine Cherry
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Valentine Cherry is a hardy deciduous shrub and hybrid variety of the University of Saskatchewan Sour Cherry released in the Romance Series of dwarf sour cherries in 2004. This medium-sized self-pollinator produces tart, bright red fruits in large clusters in late summer that are perfect for jams, pies and jellies. Valentine Cherry is ideal as a landscape or orchard tree.

Garrington Chokecherry is a self-fertile and rare chokecherry that is commonly used for commercial orchards. This highly prized selection is known for its heavy yields of large, reddish-black fruit that are easily harvested with an over row harvester.

Garrington Chokecherry is also commonly used for hedges and edible landscaping. This shrubs' chokecherries are commonly used in baking, preserves, wine, and jams or jellies.

VALENTINE CHERRY QUICK FACTS

GARRINGTON CHOKECHERRY QUICK FACTS

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Zone: 2a
Zone: 2b
Height: 2.5 m (8 ft)
Height: 3 m (10 ft)
Spread: 1.8 m (6 ft)
Spread: 2.4 m (8 ft)
Moisture: normal
Moisture: dry, normal
Light: full sun
Light: partial shade, full sun
Fall colour: orange
Berries: large, red
Berries: large, tart, reddish-black
Fruit size: 4.5g
Flavor: tart
Harvest: early to mid August
Flowers: white
Flowers: clusters of white flowers
Growth rate: medium
Growth rate: fast
Life span: medium
Life span: medium
Maintenance: medium
Suckering: low
Suckering: medium