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Juliet Cherry vs Sour Cherry

Prunus x kerrasis Juliet

Prunus cerasus

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Juliet Cherry
Sour Cherry

Juliet 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. It blooms earlier than the other Romance varieties, and produces highly desirable, delicious dark red fruit for production with high yields. Juliet Cherry is ideal as a landscape or accent tree.

Sour Cherry is a self-fertile and cold hardy cherry tree. Not to be confused with sweet cherries, sour cherries are the only cherries that are successfully grown in prairie climates.

Sour Cherry is ideal for cooking, preserves, or for making juices and jams, while sweet cherries are preferred for fresh eating. While we can't confirm claims of sour cherries medical benefits, studies have shown that sour cherries contain anti-inflammatory properties and can help regulate sleep patterns.

Sour Cherry flowers emerge in April-May with fruit ripening in June-July. This variety prefers well-drained soil and does not like any standing water. If you're looking to create an inexpensive edible hedge, consider Sour Cherry.

This Sour Cherry is produced from seed and is not a clonally reproduced selection like the Evans, Rose, or Montmorency.

JULIET CHERRY QUICK FACTS

SOUR CHERRY QUICK FACTS

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Zone: 2a
Zone: 3a
Height: 2.0 m (7 ft)
Height: 5 m (16 ft)
Spread: 1.8 m (6 ft)
Spread: 2.4 m (8 ft)
Moisture: normal
Moisture: normal
Light: full sun
Light: partial shade, full sun
Fall colour: orange
Berries: dark red cherries
Flavor: semi-sweet
Harvest: early to mid August
Flowers: white
Growth rate: medium
Growth rate: medium
Life span: medium
Life span: medium
Maintenance: medium
Suckering: low
Suckering: medium





Other Names: juliette cherry