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Romeo Cherry vs Mongolian Cherry

Prunus cerasus x fruticosa Romeo

Prunus fruticosa

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Romeo Cherry
Mongolian Cherry

Romeo Cherry is a hardy deciduous hybrid shrub variety of Sour Cherry released in the Romance Series of dwarf sour cherries from the University of Saskatchewan in 2004. It features dark red/black, flavourful fruit most suitable for fresh eating, processing, and juice production. Romeo Cherry is also suitable as an accent or landscape tree.

Mongolian Cherry is a hardy shrub that is often grown as an ornamental. This plant makes an attractive flowering hedgerow that requires little maintenance. The dark red cherries are tart and desirable for baking, wine-making, and canning. This shrub is popular with wildlife.

ROMEO CHERRY QUICK FACTS

MONGOLIAN CHERRY QUICK FACTS

Zone: 2a
Zone: 2a
Height: 3 m (10 ft)
Height: 1.5 m (5 ft)
Spread: 1.8 m (6 ft)
Spread: 1.5 m (5 ft)
Moisture: normal
Moisture: normal, wet
Light: full sun
Light: full sun
Fall colour: orange
Berries: medium sized dark red/black cherries best for making juice or fresh eating
Flowers: white
Flowers: clusters of white flowers
Growth rate: medium
Growth rate: medium
Life span: medium
Life span: short
Maintenance: low
Suckering: low
Suckering: medium
Pollution tolerance: medium
Pollution tolerance: high





Other Names: dwarf cherry, european dwarf cherry, steppe cherry


Ships To Canada: yes
Ships to USA: no
Ships To Canada: yes
Ships to USA: no