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Carmine Jewel Dwarf Cherry

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Tastes Better Than Any Other Cherry, Including Sweet Cherries!

Truly the perfect cherry, Carmine Jewel has large, gorgeous purplish-red fruit with a luscious balance of high sugars and a complement of acids, creating a rich flavor. Fruit has high flesh-to-pit ratio and is excellent for use in pies, preserves, juice, dried fruit and eating fresh. Yields up to 15+pounds by its fourth year, and 20-30 pounds in its fifth year. Growing to only 6 1/2 ft. tall, this is a naturally dwarfed bush with full-sized fruit—much easier to maintain than typical cherries. Carmine Jewel is grown on its own roots, so you get no suckers of inferior quality root stock. Extreme cold hardiness and few problems from disease and pests make this beauty a breeze to grow.

Abundant, white and pink flowers and glossy, green leaves allow it to double as an ornamental in your landscape in early spring.
Carmine Jewel Exhibits Hardiness into Zone 2b. However, due to the newness of this cultivar, regional testing has not been completed, so no data as to Southern adaptability is available. Remember our Lifetime Guarantee. Self-pollinating.

Zones: 2b-Unknown- Southern zones have not been as of yet evaluated (-45 F.).
Height: 6 1/2 feet.
Shade Requirement: Full sun.
Germination: Plant at same depth as it was in the shipping pot.

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Carmine Jewel Dwarf Cherry Product Details

Botanical Name: Prunus fruticosa x Prunus cerasus 'Carmine Jewel'

Height: 6 1/2 feet.

Spacing: 5' - 7'.

Depth: Same as the soil line in the pot.

Spread: 5 feet.

Sun/Shade: Full sun.

Pollinator: It doesn't require a pollinator to produce fruit, but having another cherry (Nanking, sandcherry) nearby will increase productivity.

Yield: 10 - 30 pounds per plant at maturity.

Color: White to Pinkish.

Foliage: Glossy green foliage, oval to obovate in shape, with pointed tips and serrated edges.

Blooms: Mid to late May.

Fruit: 3.5 grams, 5/8", deep crimson. Brix of 17. Possible reasons why the cherry flesh does not develop as it should on the whole tree: Cherries that don't get pollinated will sometimes stay on the trees and grow slightly but usually they fall off while others

Form: Rounded shrub.

Flower Form: Flower is 1/2 inch, White or pinkish blossoms.

Soil Requirements: Well-drained, sandy loam soil, free of perennial weeds, pH of 6.5 - 8.0, organic matter levels between 2 - 3%.

Growth Rate: Moderate growth rate.

Seed Count: A small bush cherry that is relatively new to the market. Developed at the University of Saskatchewan in Canada, it is bred for better fruit quality and flavor, increased cold hardiness, dwarf size to make maintenance and care easier. It is classified as a sour cherry, but the flavor is a combination of sweet cherries and the tart robust flavor of pie cherries. Good for canning, freezing, fresh eating, drying, wine or juice making, plus its, size, gentle weeping habit, spring bloom color and late summer fruit color, this beauty can double as an ornamental feature in the landscape.

Pruning: Prune in early Spring before the bush breaks dormancy. Cherry buds are either vegetative or floral. Usually the end bud and thin side buds are vegetative and most of the larger buds are floral. When pruning, do not cut off tips of branches because you might be removing the vegetative buds and will have nothing to make new shoots.

Comments: Smooth deep crimson fruit does not split, small round pit with high flesh to pit ratio. Sweet- tart flavor with a BRIX of 14%. Developed at the University of Saskatchewan, bred for better fruit quality and flavor, increased cold hardiness, dwarf size plant that makes maintenance easier. Disease and insect pest pressure is low, good choice for organic production. Large petals, glossy green leaves, and colorful fruit allow Carmine Jewel to double as an ornamental.

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2014-07-13
twig growing!!!
Reviewed By: audrey finn (sundance, WY)
Got a 6 inch tall twig, by 1/8 inch diameter "tree" from gurneys 3 years ago, now at 1" diameter by 36" tall, no fruit yet, growing at 5000 ft. with -35f. temps., buried under snow banks which have broken off the top twice, takes a licking and keeps growing, better than expected when it was planted


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2014-07-12
Very Hardy Cherry Bush
Reviewed By: Martin Mattias (Grafton, WI)
I planted 4 of these bushes in spring of 2012, Deer attacked them, so I caged them. the following season one of them looked dead with no leaves, but to my suprise, that bush came back very strong and is currently the only one with fruit. all 4 of them are about 4 ft. tall now and are extremely healthy. I am looking forward to the next couple years when they should all start bearing, These plants were money well spent!


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2014-07-06
LOVE IT!
Reviewed By: carol (st louis park, MN)
Planted in 2010 - this year I have harvested over 15 lbs of cherries and there are still a few left to ripen. Great tree, its planted in my front yard, I get to enjoy the beautiful bloom in the spring and harvest the fruit in the summer - so much better than the ornamental, non-fruit producing landscape planting we usually see.


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2014-06-24
Carmine Cherry Bush
Reviewed By: Ken Newitt (Heber City, UT)
In October of 2010 we ordered a Carmine Cherry Bush. That little bush is really doing great, this year (not even three years after receiving it) we have some cherries growing and they're getting ripe. We couldn't be more pleased with Gurney's service and their products.


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2014-06-23
Carmine Jewel Dwarf Cherries
Reviewed By: Debra LaFave Smith (Yakima, WA)
It took 3 years to really take off, but wow, when it did, it was worth the wait. Beautiful 6 foot bush loaded with large slightly tart, yummy cherries.


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2014-06-22
Tart, not sweet
Reviewed By: Bob Schilling (Galloway (Central Ohio), OH)
My bush has grown exactly as advertised, and is very hardy to the very cold winter we endured last year in Central Ohio. This being the 4th season and as advertised I got a small crop of smallish cherries, about 2 LBS, however these are not eating cherries, they are tart. I'm going to give it another year to see if they become sweeter.


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2014-06-17
Growing great!
Reviewed By: Peter Grace (Pottstown, PA)
I received my Carmine Jewel from Gurneys in April of 2011. It is now June 2014 and I can say for certain that this tree bears a tremendous amount of fruit! It is growing like gangbusters! I planted it in a half-whiskey barrel similar to the one featured in the Gurney's video about the cultivar, and filled said box with spare mel's mix I had from Square Foot Gardening. The tree is unstpppable, I easily have ten pounds of cherries on the tree already! I give the tree 4 out of 5 stars, however, because the description is somewhat misleading. This is not a pick and munch cherry unless you are into having your mouth turn inside out. The fruit off of the tree is exceptionally tart, almost reminiscent of "Sour Patch Kids." The description lead me to believe this would be a sweeter cherry one could eat right off the tree. All the same, the fruit that comes off of it is abundant and plump.


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2014-06-08
Very Pleased
Reviewed By: Jane Campbell (Rossville, GA)
I planted my two trees in the fall of 2010. Last year the trees produced a few cherries, however this year there was plenty! I made two cobblers and still had plenty left over to freeze for later.


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2014-06-06
Avid Organic Gardener
Reviewed By: Thomas Devine (Oradell, NJ)
This is a wonderful little tree/bush. Mine arrived late fall almost dormant at 15 inches high. Soil prep is key. Prepped soil 14in down and 3ft across. Amended with compost, peat, bone meal, garden lime and wood ashes to adjust PH to 7.0. Avoid high nitrogen fertilizers altogether on fruit trees. Secured trunk and limbs with twine and stakes before winter. Come early spring added a handful of organic fruit tree fertilizer 3-7-7. Tree is now 32in high and quite bushy. Late winter pruning, as with all fruit trees is a must. Tree survived the most severe winter here in northern NJ since the 70's. A bit of diligence early on will pay off.


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2014-05-22
Surprised!
Reviewed By: Thomas Schmidt (Manorville, NY)
Like most of you I was a little disappointed when I received this item. I was about a 3 inch twig. It was Nov. 2013 when I planted this stick in the ground. I just knew this thing would not survive the winter. As it turned out the winter of 2013/14 was one of the worth we had in NY in about 10 years. As of today, May 22 2014 this 3 inch twig is now about a 6 diameter mini bush, full of nice green leaves. I am honestly very surprised and pleased by this purchased. I only wish Gurney's were able to offer a larger plant. But everything looking good so far.


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2014-05-18
Worth the wait!
Reviewed By: Beth (Lombard, IL)
I was pretty skeptical when planting this "twig" - never thought it would make it! Bush grew and thrived and last summer I had more cherries than I knew what to do with! They make the best cherry jam! Bush is very hardy, even survived the neighbor's tree falling on it - bounced right back!


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2014-05-15
carmine jewels look great
Reviewed By: dennis (Wilson, OK)
i ordered two carmine jewel cherries in 2011. they bloomed the first year and made 6 cherrier. the second year they looked real good but we had a late frost. they still made a pint of cherries. this year thry were covered with blooms and are about six feet tall. they are loaded with cherries. about half have dropped off due to lack of pollenation. but still lots of cherries


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2014-04-30
Smaller than imagined
Reviewed By: Shelby (Sewell, NJ)
I was ready to plant my new cherry tree, but when it arrived, it was about 8 inches in a very small container. I will say that it looks very healthy with green leaves. I am not going to plant it yet. My landscaper would surely whack that down like he did my rose bush. I put it in a planter pot and on my deck. I am planning to plant in the grown maybe next year. I will keep you posted on growth activity. Oh...also, Gurneys was selling this for 32.99 I believe, I watched it for a month and it did go down to half price.


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2014-04-15
Started out small and exploded
Reviewed By: Paul (Albany , NY)
I've added more of these to my orchard over the years since they first came out. The bushes started out a few inches tall and the oldest ones are now near 8 feet tall 6 feet wide. Last year, we harvested about 30 lbs from one bush. If left on till they are completely black, they have a nice sweat-tart flavor. In humid climates, fungicide treatment for brown rot is necessary. I love this cherry.


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2014-04-03
Deep South Cherry
Reviewed By: B. Radtke (Morgan City, LA)
This is the 3 rd year for the CJDC Tree. It survived a hot summer in 2013. The tree is about 3 feet tall and this spring it is showing me some blossoms and new leaf growth. I am not doing any special for it other then putting down some triple 13 fertilizer around the base of the tree about 2' In diameter. It gets an adequate amount of sunshine and I try to keep it moist at the ground level. I hope this variety can take the Heat here in Louisiana because it would be the only cherry tree I know of in this part of Louisiana. So I will keep on keeping on what I am doing.


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2013-12-16
Makes you wait for it?!
Reviewed By: Patrick McConnell (Hilliard, OH)
Bought a Carmine Jewel (bareroot) w/ 2 Nanking bushes in spring 2010. Survived and had little or no growth 1st summer. Spring 2011 a few blossoms - no fruit and very little growth. Spring 2012 a 50 blossoms and 1 cherry and a ton of growth. Spring 2013 full blossom and 10 cherries with continued growth. Now 3 ft tall - but the Nanking's planted at same time are 8 ft tall and produce hundreds of small cherries (lifesaver flavor). NanKing's are very frost prone b/c they are early April and Carmine Jewel is late April - I suspect the Carmine Jewel is not so great at self-pollinating and the Nanking's are just too early to cross pollinate.


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2013-12-15
Makes you wait for it?!
Reviewed By: Patrick (Hilliard, OH)
Purchased with 2 Chinese mountain cherry bushes (Nanking) in spring 2010 as bare root. Survived the transplant. Spring/Summer 2011 a few blossoms the plant remained very small w/ very little new growth but did well over the summer. Spring 2012 20 blossoms and the plant started to grow - produced 1 small cherry at the very tip of new growth prior year. Spring 2013 - late frost that zapped the 'Nankings' hard but the Carmine had 50 blossoms and 10 cherries and the plant doubled in size! Now 2.5 ft tall and bushy. The 'Nankings' are 8+ ft tall and crazy bushy. 'Nankings' have some trouble w/ a borer - the Carmine has no borer activity or other pest issues so far. I planted behind a boarder/row of Pixey gooseberries and the deer have steered clear.


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2013-11-04
Beautiful Bushes
Reviewed By: Judy Jarman (Fackler, AL)
Planted 4 in 2011 and they have made beautiful dwarf trees! They are now about 6-7' tall and look great. Had just a few cherries this year but I think the birds got them. Hoping for enough fruit to make a pie or two this year.


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2013-09-15
I got my first cherry
Reviewed By: Dale Humphrey (Dayton, OH)
brought this bush in 2010 been eating her cherries since 2012 got about a half gallon this year cherries are good but small beautiful bush in the spring I'm glad i brought it


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2013-06-28
Year 2 or 3
Reviewed By: Suan (Palos Heights, Illinois)
I was very excited about this plant. The description said it was very hardy and pest free, if I remember. It arrived small and stayed nearly dead the first season. It is prone to black aphids and the deer love it. Once I gave it a dose or two of fertilizer and deer protection, it started growing slowly. I think this is the third year, and the deer are still keeping it quite small, even with protection. Aphids were back this spring. No flowers, but it looks like a reasonably healthy, but very small, plant not a bush.


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2013-05-19
Surprise
Reviewed By: MICHAEL (Bismarck, ND)
Original plant not sent, notified Gurneys. 3 inch twig in pot sent. Planted, leaves dis not grow. Top leaves died. Harsh winter, twig exposed to cold with no cover. Twig rebudded this summer and is now growing.


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2013-05-09
Really small
Reviewed By: but healthy so far... (SuzieQ, Minneapolis)
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2013-03-25
promising growth
Reviewed By: Diane (Milladore, Wisconsin)
bought our carmine in 2011. planted it on the edge of our yard & struggled. We started a new berry bed this past summer & transplanted it on the south corner. the bush seems to be thriving. It even looks like it grew during our snowy season this winter. am looking forward to seeing its continual growth & hopefully fruitful production


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2013-01-14
never grew
Reviewed By: jason (saginaw, michigan)
Had carmine jewl for about 3 years now in full sun but for some reason it is only slightly bigger than when i planted it. bush leafs out and is extremely healthy but wont grow. Have not received any flowers or fruit yet very disappointed.


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2012-07-01
Did not survive
Reviewed By: Ed (Fort Wayne, IN)
It came in with leaves not dorment well before our last freeze date. It got zapped by the frosts and watched as one by one all the leaves dropped. Looks dead to me now.


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2012-06-28
HEALTHY GREEN
Reviewed By: JACKIE (GRANGER, INDIANA)
I bought two of these cherry trees 2 years ago. They are about 4 feet tall. No cherries yet. Looking healthy.


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2012-04-16
growing in california
Reviewed By: Bowen C. (Victorville, California)
Yes California, I gess I bought one before the state once again restricted this tree. I rate the tree a 4 right now, I have had it in my high desert ground since fall of 2010. It has grown all most 2feet, mulched it with compost over the light winter. Water once a week, sofar it is starting to bush out, with bright green, glossy leaves. I gess I will need to take cuttings to produce another one. Looking forward to this years growth. So far happy with results.


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2012-04-12
MT Gardner
Reviewed By: Lilly (Cascade, MT)
I just received my Carmine Jewel tree today. It is not a tree. States that it is dormant - it is fully leafed. I read the other reviews today and will wait and see how it does. Will plant in garden for the first year so I can take extra care of it. The blueberry plant I bought at the same time is bigger. It also is fully leafed but was suppose to be dormant. Will pot it also.


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2012-04-07
Tiny but Healthy
Reviewed By: Kaitie (Prairie du Sac, WI)
This was not the plant I was hoping for. It does appear healthy, but it is only 8-10 inches tall. Thirty dollars does seem steep for this size plant!


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2012-04-07
Died
Reviewed By: Adrian (Peekskill, NY)
Bought two of these last summer, they were tiny to say the least. They didn't survive, two dead twigs this spring.


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2012-04-02
Hardy little bush!
Reviewed By: Davilyn (Landers, CA)
"I got this the first year it was available - I notice now it is a restricted plant to California. The first two years I had it in full sun all day - it never did well - grew to about 18"" and never did anything. I live in the hot High Desert so its possible it didn't like the high heat. Then last autumn I put it in a big pot in the shade. Three times in degrees in the teens - my Great Pyrenees pulled it out of the pot - I would fine it lying next to her in the morning. Each time I re-planted it (hope springs eternal). To my surprise it is leafing out quite nice! I will keep it even if it never fruits - it has shown great determination to survive - it now resides in the enclosed shade nursery and I thank it each day for its great love to us. How appreciative I shall be if it gives us cherries - and I will update if it does."


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2012-03-23
Not worth the money
Reviewed By: Valerie Arena (Norwich, Ohio)
I just received my cherry plants last week and could not believe how small they were! How anyone could charge $30 a piece for these is beyond me.. I say save your money and go to a local nursery so you can see what your buying.. I doubt I will be ordering from here again!


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2012-02-25
East Tennessee Cherry's
Reviewed By: Tom Presnell (Kingsport, Tennessee)
I bought 2 of these in 2008, and they had a few cherry's on them in 2010, and last year I picked a gallon bucket almost full. The birds got a few of them until I got a bird fence put on them. I would recommend them to anyone with a small space. Also the cherry's are really good


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2011-09-21
growing in Chattanooga
Reviewed By: Linda M (Chattanooga, TN)
"Carmine jewel dwarf cherry, not yet rated for the south, but thought I would take a chance as I really did not want a tree. I ordered 2 in June and they looked weak at first. One did not make it. The one that did has tripled in size (about 8"" tall when planted). Called Gurneys and they are replacing the one. It will be interesting to see how they differ a year from now. Very pleased. "


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2011-09-05
Deep South
Reviewed By: Ryan (Greeville, SC)
Ten inch twigs planted in spring of 2010 in red clay soil with no prep or care. Did not grow one inch in first year and thought they were dead. Summer of 2011 grew to almost three feet in second year with mulch and fertilizer. Both summers were record setting in heat and very little rain. Given growing conditions, my care of plants, and lack of southern info I'm surpised and delighted they are doing so well.


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2011-08-19
tough tree
Reviewed By: Markus (Fort Collins, CO)
I planted two of these this spring. We had major hailstorms (baseball sized) so the trees got smashed. They came back, then the roofers repairing the hail damage broke them again. Now at the end of the summer they have come back and are 5 times taller than when I planted them. I'm looking forward to seeing what they can do when they're not being destroyed every other month!


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2011-06-23
Seriously Hardy Cherry
Reviewed By: Christy (Casper, Wyoming)
Received 2 in October. Planted & watered. The next day, it snowed hard. Within a week we were having sub-zero highs. November hit -30F. I figured they were dead so pretty much ignored them. Decided to water them in the spring before calling gurney's. One looks beautiful (still small). The other had a little winter kill on top but is coming back stongly since it's not grafted. Ordered two more. They were shipped over Memorial weekend and in shipping over a week. They lost most of their leaves but are now coming back strong. These seem to handle anything thrown at them. Hopefully the cherries are as tasty as advertised.


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2011-06-21
Still alive!
Reviewed By: Greg (Dillon, Montana)
I bought this cherry shrub last year and it seems to be doing very well here at 5300 feet and winter winds at -40, this seems to be a very hardy shrub! I haven't had any cherries yet, but I look forward to harvesting!


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2011-05-18
Sweeeeet!
Reviewed By: Cindy (St. Louis, Missouri)
I had its spot picked out in the yard before this tree arrived, 2-1/2 years ago. Spent the next 2 years trying to remember where I put it... Then this spring, it exploded in new growth and blossoms; it must be 3 feet tall, and the mid-April blooms have given way to quite a few rapidly blushing (and disappearing -- I think the birds have found them) fruits. It's a beautiful, round, kelly green tree, and I couldn't be more delighted. Thank you!


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2011-05-12
GREAT customer service!!
Reviewed By: Ben (joplin, MO)
"this review is mostly for the quality of customer service. will update my review in a few years when this produces fruit. arrived looking a little sickly, i called gurneys & they sent a great-looking replacement no questions asked! arrived about 9"" tall healthy with leaves"


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2011-04-19
Great little tree
Reviewed By: Carleen (Ballston Spa, ny)
I recieved this little plant last week it was packaged nicely. I quickly planted it in a pot. Looking forward to picking cherries in a few years.


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2011-04-07
Hardy and tart
Reviewed By: Jim (Wayland, Iowa)
As many have stated this arrived smaller than expected. It took two years before I saw blossoms and I picked a few cherries on the tart side. The third year was worth the wait. I had a plentiful crop of cherries that were sweeter. This spring it is bursting with buds. I have it planted on the northwest corner of my house and have never experienced any die back or winter damage. This is a great bush for both fruit and shape once established.


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2011-01-10
Happy in the desert
Reviewed By: Bill M. (Las Vegas, Nevada)
When this first arrived we had all joked about it. The so-called plant/tree was literally a twig! But being an avid gardener I'd tried it. I planted it next to a dwarf peach tree that was already 5 feet tall. So naturally it looked like a stick coming out of the ground. In its first year it did produce some small branching, and bright green glossy leaves but it was still under 12 inches tall. One day while harvesting my dwarf peach I accidentally stepped on it and snapped part of the plant. I did the proper repairs, and sure enough the next spring that carmine cherry came back. (this time with a fluorescent tag on it so we can see it Lol) With little or hardly any help. So it is quite hardy. Unfortunately my bush /tree is going into its third season and it is still only 18 to 20 inches tall? But it has branched out and it seems to be disease resistant. Hopefully it will fruit sometime in the year 2016 Lol! I will keep you abreast. I love this little plan for the fact it's such a fighter. Especially in the harsh desert climate that can reach 118 here in the summer it seems to flourish, and it's quite green.


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2010-08-06
Hardy even in Kansas!
Reviewed By: Clark (Meriden, Kansas)
This is a hardy cherry! They arrived and were barely 6 inches tall so I was a little concerned but planted them anyway. A year later they are 18 inches tall and thriving with no special care. I had not given them any fertilizer up until a few months ago and even then it was just cow manure! Try them I like them!


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2010-08-06
tough little plant
Reviewed By: Cate (Reno, Nevada)
I live in Nevada where you can have a killing frost and 90 degree heat in the same week. Frankly, most plants simply don't make it here. But this cherry is a tough little plant. It has survived a harsh winter, several late frosts - even snow! - 100 plus degree temperatures and heavy, clay soil. I've only had it for two seasons, so I haven't seen fruit yet, but the bush is already nearly three feet tall and beautiful and healthy and glossy-green.


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2010-08-03
Hardy and Heavy Producer
Reviewed By: Cynthia (Edmonton, Alberta)
"I received one as a gift 4 years ago. The first winter it was eaten by rabbits down to about 8"". It bounced back and grew about 2 feet the next year. Today I harvested a gallon of berries and that was only from about a third of the tree. It is about 7 feet tall and still grows about 8-10"" per year. The blossoms are glorious in the spring. I'm in zone 3 and it doesn't seem to be suffering at all from our climate (or our wildlife). It is resistant to disease as well. All in all, I would say that I wish I had another one!"


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2010-07-20
Very hardy
Reviewed By: Terri (Rochester, NY)
"I received one very thin plant of about 18 inches high last Fall but it looked healthy and I planted it. First, it was accidentally snapped off to about 10"" while we were raking leaves, then it was mown down by the lawn mower a few weeks later. It made it through the winter and was mown down again in the Spring but now it is a flourishing 10"" bush again, very healthy. If I can build a mote around it so people can see it, it might have the chance of doing something in a few years. I have been impressed at how hardy it has been."


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2010-05-08
Carmine Jewel Cherry Trees
Reviewed By: Kari Ferkul (Duluth, Minnesota)
"After reading the reviews saying that the Cherry trees would be ""very samll"" I was very pleased to find the 2 I purchased arrived approx 18 inches tall with many open leaves looking very healthy!!!!! Planted them, then had to dig them back up as many 31 degree nights and 3 inches of snow was coming May 7th.(didn't want to take any chances in losing them) "


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2010-04-23
Excited
Reviewed By: Rj Roberson (Aptos, Calif.)
The first cherry didn't do anything but was still alive after 3 monthes. I called Gurneys and they sent a new one no questions asked. The second one is blooming and doing great. Great service! Thanks.


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2010-04-05
I've had them 2 weeks and growing strong!
Reviewed By: Donna Deming (Edmond, OK)
I received my 3 bush cherries at the end of March. Since planting the cherries, the leaves have opened and all three are thriving. The price for the cherry bushes was a big splurge for me, so I am pleased that they are doing so well.


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2010-03-26
Just arrived
Reviewed By: Joel Deavers (Galloway, Ohio)
Through the years I've ordered many plants from a variety of places with some pretty sad looking plants arriving at my door. Well the Carmine just arrived yesterday, and I can tell you it is one of the healthiest looking plants I've ever ordered. Well done Gurneys.


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2010-01-12
oops
Reviewed By: nick mozurkewich (carsonville, michigan)
I'll never know if this stick would have grown as I accidently snapped the twig while trying to plant it. therefore I can't really claim it as a defective tree.


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2009-06-24
So far-So good!
Reviewed By: Sue (Astoria, OR)
Planted over 3 months ago. Yes they were small, but have grown to over 2 ft. tall and are very healthy plants(4) and look forward to fruit for 2010! Seem to be hardy thus far.


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2009-03-12
VERY SMALL
Reviewed By: Lisa L (Winston, GA)
Believe the reviews when they tell you this plant is SMALL!!! I ordered two in the Fall...expecting a small bushy plant in possibly a 6 inch pot...and received plants about 5 to 7 inches tall (in 1.5 inch pot) with the thickness of a piece of thin spaghetti. One was poorly packed and died, which Gurneys replaced. I guess I will see what kind of growth occurs over Spring and Summer, but definitely NOT worth but a small fraction of the price Gurneys is charging. I am very disappointed in size of plants received, and I am not sure that I will shop at Gurneys again (this was my first time).


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2009-02-23
Teeny tiny plant
Reviewed By: Adam (Davis, California)
"I have ordered from Gurneys before and wasn't expecting this bush cherry to be as large as the Ranier Cherry tree I bought at the local garden center, but neither was I expecting it to be THIS small. It doesn't mention the size in the description except ""potted plant"". I was thinking maybe as large as the small citrus trees sold at the supercenter, but this was about a 1 1/2 inch pot with the thinnest little twig you can imagine about the length of my finger. These had better be some great cherries to be worth $30 for this tiny plant. I have started cuttings that are larger than this. If you are expecting something this small when you order it might not be that bad, but expect it to be small. Smaller than a tomato seedling, smaller than a pencil, about as big around as a piece of spaghetti, but only half the length. NOW I understand why it takes 4 years to get fruit."


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2008-07-23
I LOVE IT!!!
Reviewed By: Danny Grogg (Aloha, Oregon)
This plant produced 17 pounds of cherries in ONE month! Another good thing about it is that multiple plants make a great and productive hedge! Plus, the cherries are extra sweet when ripe!


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2008-07-21
Survived a Rabbit Attack
Reviewed By: Paul Charlesworth (Houghton, MI)
I was really excited about this little plant (and it was little) when it arrived. I put it in a plant oasis pot and it started to do pretty well. Then winter came and went and I found half of the poor thing had been bitten off by a rabbit (usual evidence). Despite this setback the even smaller plant has put on about 8-10 inches of new growth this year and looks really healthy. I'm not sure how long it will be before I get fruit, but the plant seems happy enough. This winter it will be protected by a wire cage!


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2008-03-12
Prolific
Reviewed By: Dan (Highland, CA)
Honestly; I did not think the plant would be that small when it arrived. I though more along the lines of a potted citrus tree at that famous [orange themed] home improvment store. Nonetheless; I just put it in the dirt and already the sprouting leaf buds are full of leaves. This is indeed a healthy plant, and hopefully I can get fruit in a few years. Top quality plant.


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2007-08-16
best cherry
Reviewed By: Gary (Sudbury, Ontario)
"I have a dozen of these cherries and they are just now fruiting 2 years after planting them. They are what they advertise, a fantastic cherry here in my canadian 3A zone."


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