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Carmine Jewel Cherry vs Anthony Waterer Spiraea

Prunus x kerrasis Carmine Jewel

Spiraea japonica Anthony Waterer

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Carmine Jewel Cherry
Anthony Waterer Spiraea

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.

Anthony Waterer Spiraea is a low maintenance shrub with a dwarf, rounded form. In spring and summer rosy pink blooms emerge against green foliage. Its tolerance of a variety of well-drained soils makes it an ideal foundation, landscaping, or border plant.

If deer and rabbit are an issue on your property, consider planting Anthony Waterer Spiraea for its deer/rabbit resistance. Due to its compact form, minimal pruning is required.

CARMINE JEWEL CHERRY QUICK FACTS

ANTHONY WATERER SPIRAEA QUICK FACTS

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Zone: 2a
Zone: 3a
Height: 2.0 m (7 ft)
Height: 0.9 m (3 ft)
Spread: 1.8 m (6 ft)
Spread: 1.2 m (4 ft)
Moisture: normal
Moisture: normal, wet
Light: full sun
Light: full sun
Fall colour: orange
Fall colour: orange to red
Berries: large dark purple cherries
Fruit size: 3.5g
Flavor: tart - best for pies and jams
Harvest: late July to early August
Flowers: white
Flowers: bright pink flowers
Growth rate: medium
Growth rate: medium
Life span: medium
Life span: short
Suckering: low
Suckering: low