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Cherry Tree - Summer Sun
£19.99
Cherry Tree - Summer Sun

Cherry Tree - Summer Sun

Pretty blossom in early spring will develop in late July, into succulent plump cherries. The cherries are delicious picked fresh from the tree or can be harvested and prepared for that special dessert. Pollination group 5. (SF - self-fertile.)

Given that cherries are such a well loved fruit, it's surprising that they are not more widely grown in our gardens. Grown on Colt rootstock, giving a very productive tree with good fruit size, but compact growth so it can be grown in a small space, either free-standing or trained against a wall or fence. Supplied as a bare root tree.

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A first-class compact-growing cherry!

Pretty blossom in early spring will develop in late July, into succulent plump cherries. The cherries are delicious picked fresh from the tree or can be harvested and prepared for that special dessert. Pollination group 5. (SF - self-fertile.)

Given that cherries are such a well loved fruit, it's surprising that they are not more widely grown in our gardens. Grown on Colt rootstock, giving a very productive tree with good fruit size, but compact growth so it can be grown in a small space, either free-standing or trained against a wall or fence. Supplied as a bare root tree.

Hardiness:-15 degrees

Resistance to Disease:False

Seeds:False

Bulbs:False

Shrubs:False

Tree:True

Tree, Bare Root or Potted:Bare Root

Plants:False

Aftercare - Easy:False

Aftercare - Moderate:True

Aftercare - High:False

Scented:False

Height:251-300cm

Cut Flower:False

Edible Flower:False

Spread:251-300cm

Organic:False

Good For Dried Flowers:False

Drought Resistant:False

RHS Award of Garden Merit:False

Vegetables recommended by the NIAB:False

Award Winners in Fleuroselect Trials:False

Likes Acidic Soil:False

Containers:False

Hanging Baskets:False

Beds & Borders:True

Rockeries:False

Climbers:False

Greenhouse, Glass House or Home:False

Prefers Full Sun:True

Grows in Sun or Partial Shade:False

Grows in Sun or Shade:False

Partial or Full Shade:False

Shade:False

F1 Variety:False

Hardy Annual:False

Half Hardy Annual:False

Greenhouse Annual:False

Hardy Biennial:False

Greenhouse Biennial:False

Hardy Perennial:False

Tender Perennial:False

Half Hardy Perennial:False

Greenhouse Perennial:False

Shrub:False

Butterflies:True

Birds:False

Bees:True

For planting and growing advice read our general guide to fruit trees.

The combination of modern, self fertile varieties, Colt and Gisela 5 rootstock on which our cherries are grown means that garden cherry growing can be a very rewarding experience with regular heavy crops being very much the norm. A free growing bush tree is the best growing style and because of the nature of the tree that we deliver, little need be done after planting. Growth will be quite rapid for the first couple of years but then the influence of the rootstock and the formation of fruit buds will slow the tree down giving a much more easily controlled plant compared with older kinds. Pruning can be limited to the removal of unwanted branches from time to time as necessary, especially those which cross or rub together. This should be carried out at blossom time. As with plums, fruit bud formation in the young tree can be encouraged by the tying down of branches. Lower branches are tied down to an angle of 90 degrees to the trunk either to pegs in the ground or to the trunk itself, the reduction in sap flow and increase in stress causes the increase in fruit buds. Branches should be tied down in August of the first year and left in place until the following June.

DELIVERED TO YOUR DOOR – The trees are supplied as healthy, dormant, bare root plants, delivered in specially designed protective packaging to ensure they arrive in perfect condition. Trees will be between 4-6' high, some with side branches developing, but please note that size can vary considerably due to the characteristics of different varieties. All come complete with comprehensive growing instructions. ROOTSTOCKS – Most fruit trees are grafted onto a closely related species 'rootstock' to predetermine the size and vigour of the tree and give the best possible yields. We have carefully chosen semi-dwarfing rootstocks (all of which are certified virus-free) to ensure that our trees grow, crop well and remain of manageable size in your garden. POLLINATION – Our cherries, apricots and quince are self-fertile and do not need a pollinator.

All Dobies products should reach you in perfect condition, just as they left us. If you are dissatisfied in any way with their condition on arrival, please let us know within 14 days. We are only liable for the cost of the goods as quoted on the website plus the cost of delivery if the goods are faulty.

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