Cherry, Sweet 'Bing'

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Description

The Bing Cherry is the best of the sweet cherries and is by far the most widely produced commercial variety. Fruit is large, deep garnet to almost black, firm and sweet. Blooms late April and requires cross-pollination to produce fruit, so it is reccommended to plant along with the Rainier cherry. Fruit ripens in late June. A semi-dwarf variety.

Plant Details

Plants

Latin Name:
Prunus avium 'Bing'
Plant Type:
Deciduous Fruit Tree
Care :
Prefers average well-drained soil, rich in organic matter. Water regularly during the first growing season to establish a deep root system. Pruning helps to encourage fruit production.
Light Requirements:
  • Full Sun
Habit:
Rounded form
Plant Height:
20 Feet
Plant Width:
12-14 Feet
Foliage:
Elongated green leaves turn yellow in fall.
Bloom:
Fragrant, white flowers in late April.
Zone:
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
Special Features:
  • Edible
  • Fragrant