English Morello Cherry

A Sour Cherry with Low Chill Hours

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English Morello Cherry

A Sour Cherry with Low Chill Hours

  • Grows 9 ft. tall
  • Tops for making into pies
  • Self-fertile
Tolerates heat better than others, performs well in areas of less chill such as southern California. A dwarfing type matures at 9 feet height, (similar to North Star and 6 feet shorter than Montmorency). Excellent for pies. Self-fertile (a lone tree will produce) and is a good pollinizer of other cherries. Cold hardy zone 5. (400 chill hours required). Ripens in late season. Shipped as a dormant, bareroot tree.
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Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country using the shipping timeframes outlined below. We continually monitor weather conditions for extreme hot or cold and adjust shipping schedules as needed. Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items in July and August.

Spring 2022 Shipping Schedule
ZONE Fruit Trees
1A-4A 3/28/22 - 6/3/22
4B 3/28/22 - 6/3/22
5A 3/14/22 - 6/3/22
5B 2/28/22 - 6/3/22
6A 2/28/22 - 6/3/22
6B 2/28/22 - 6/3/22
7A 2/7/22 - 6/3/22
7B 2/7/22 - 6/3/22
8A & B 2/7/22 - 5/13/22
9A & B 2/7/22 - 5/13/22
10A & B 2/7/22 - 5/13/22
Last Order Date 1A-6B: 5/30/22
7A-7B: 5/20/22
8A-10B: 5/9/22

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Product Details

Product Details

  • Botanical Name: Prunus cerasus 'English Morello'
  • Height: 7-9 feet
  • Spacing: 9 feet
  • Depth:Locate the planting depth indicator, the marked line above the tree's root system. The graft should be about 2 inches above the soil surface.
  • Spread:7-9 feet
  • Light Required:Full Sun
  • Pollinator:Self-pollinating
  • Yield: Average
  • Color: White
  • Size: Bareroot
  • Blooms: Early Spring, Mid Spring
  • Fruit: Medium-size, tart, red fruit is excellent for pies.
  • Zone: 5-8
  • Form: Fruit Tree, Fruit, Cherry, Sour Cherry Tree
  • Soil Requirements: Loamy Soil
  • Pruning: Remove broken, dead, and diseased branches at any time during the growing season to maintain the health of the tree.

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