- Fragrant flowers in spring
- Up to 8 quarts of fruit in the first year
- Highly ornamental bush
Nanking Bush Cherry is early and extra productive. A good choice for borders and mass planting, this cold-hardy, vigorous bush produces sweetly scented spring flowers and tremendous crops of edible fruits. The bright red, tart cherries have a tangy flavor and ripen in July. Often used in pies, jams and jellies, the fruits can also be eaten fresh. Mature bushes bear up to 8 quarts of fruit. Nanking Bush Cherry grows 6-8 ft. tall with a similar spread. For best yields, plant two or more bushes. Zones 2-8.