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Carmine Jewel Cherry vs Garrington Chokecherry

Prunus x kerrasis Carmine Jewel

Prunus virginiana Garrington

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Carmine Jewel Cherry
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Carmine Jewel Cherry is a hardy deciduous shrub and hybrid variety of the University of Saskatchewan Sour Cherry. It produces dark, black cherries with small pits that are good for pies and wine making. The hardiest of the dwarf sour cherry varieties, Carmine Jewel Cherry is a beautiful accent or landscape/orchard tree.

Carmine Jewel is often the first cherry ready in the summer.

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.

CARMINE JEWEL CHERRY QUICK FACTS

GARRINGTON CHOKECHERRY QUICK FACTS

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Zone: 2a
Zone: 2b
Height: 2.0 m (7 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 dark purple cherries
Berries: large, tart, reddish-black
Fruit size: 3.5g
Flavor: tart - best for pies and jams
Harvest: late July to early 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