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Nanking Cherry

Nanking Cherry

Nanking Cherry

Prunus tomentosa

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(new stock expected: fall of 2019)

Nanking Cherry is a small deciduous shrub known for its attractive white blossoms and edible fruit. Its dark red berries are excellent for pies, jellies, and even fresh eating.

Nanking Cherry is highly regarded as a shade tolerant fruit. We often see it planted as a hedge on the north side of a house where few other plants will survive, let alone thrive.

Expect fruit mid to late July. The fruit can vary in sweetness and size considerably. We often hear that people prefer it to sour cherries. Perhaps this is because Nanking Cherry is more closely related to plums. In fact, it is sometimes used as a dwarfing rootstock for plums.

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Nanking Cherry - 2 Year Old

Nanking Cherry - 2 Year Old

Container seedlings that have been transplanted to our bareroot fields for a second growing season. These are good-sized plants, and are generally better branched and more robust than container stock.

A Staff Favourite

Stock Type: Bareroot
Age: 2 years (P+1)
Size: 55-130 cm (22-51")

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NANKING CHERRY
QUICK FACTS

Zone: 2a
Height: 2.4 m (8 ft)
Spread: 2.1 m (7 ft)
Moisture: normal
Light: full sun
Berries: scarlet sweet but slightly tart cherries, 8-12 mm diameter
Flowers: white, early spring
Growth rate: medium
Life span: short
Maintenance: low
Suckering: low
Pollution tolerance: high

Other names: ando cherry, chinese bush cherry, chinese dwarf cherry, downy cherry, hansens bush cherry, korean cherry, manchu cherry, mountain cherry, shanghai cherry

Tags: All Items, Cherries, Flowering, Fruit Trees, Permaculture, Shrubs, SPECIALS, Urban Yards

Ships to Canada: yes
Ships to USA: no

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