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Romeo Cherry vs Garrington Chokecherry

Prunus x kerrasis Romeo

Prunus virginiana Garrington

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Romeo Cherry
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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.

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.

Note: Unfortunately this difficult to grow species is not currently scheduled to grow at TreeTime.ca. Perhaps try purchasing seed from SeedTime.ca and growing your own? Or sign up for a restock notification above.

ROMEO CHERRY QUICK FACTS

GARRINGTON CHOKECHERRY QUICK FACTS

Zone: 2a
Zone: 2b
Height: 3 m (10 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: medium sized dark red/black cherries best for making juice or fresh eating
Berries: large, tart, reddish-black
Flowers: white
Growth rate: medium
Growth rate: fast
Life span: medium
Life span: medium
Maintenance: medium
Suckering: low
Suckering: medium
Pollution tolerance: medium
Pollution tolerance: high







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