Cherry, Sweet 'Sweetheart'

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Description

The Sweetheart Cherry is a self-fruitful cherry tree that produces a sweet red fruit that remains crunchy when picked and eaten. Tree resists cracking and ripens late. Self-pollinating! Blooms mid-April, harvest mid-July. The last cherry of the season. A semi-dwarf variety.

Plant Details

Plants

Latin Name:
Prunus avium 'Sweetheart'
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 mid-April.
Zone:
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
Special Features:
  • Edible
  • Fragrant