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Wowza!™ Dwarf Cherry

Huge, Vivid Red Fruits

Picking is easy, and the fruits are huge with our newest bush cherry tree. Naturally dwarfed, Wowza! produces plenty of tart, red cherries that cook up beautifully in pies and desserts—no dyes needed!

Huge cherries! Fruits grow up to twice the size of our popular Carmine Jewel cherries. They have an excellent flesh-to-pit ratio, so you'll have plenty to enjoy. Each plant yields up to 20 lbs.

Manageable plants! Wowza! grows 5-8 ft. tall—so netting, pruning and harvesting can often be done while standing on the ground. Plus, it can be grown in patio containers.

Cold hardy! Developed at the University of Saskatchewan, Wowza! handles the cold and is a great choice for Northern growers. Grows in zones 2-7.

Years of Research! More than 50 years of research has gone into developing cherry trees with cold hardiness, dwarf stature and good fruit quality. Wowza! comes from the same breeding program that brought you Carmine Jewel, Romeo and Juliet.

Only offered to home gardeners! Wowza! has an elongated pit that is unsuitable for most mechanical harvesters. That means this outstanding cherry will only be available for home gardens and u-pick operations. Gurney's is proud to be the first nursery to offer Wowza! to home gardeners. We have a limited supply available for spring 2019. Be sure to order yours today. Zones 2-7.

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Product Details

  • Botanical Name: Prunus fruticosa x Prunus cerasus
  • Height: 5 - 8 feet
  • Spacing: 5 - 7 feet
  • Depth: Plant at the same level it is growing in the container.
  • Spread: 5 - 7 feet
  • Light Required: Full Sun
  • Pollinator: Self-pollinating
  • Yield: Yields up to 20 pounds at maturity.
  • Blooms: Spring
  • Fruit: Very large, bright red, tart cherries.
  • Zone: 2 - 7
  • Form: Upright, rounded.
  • Soil Requirements: Rich, moist, well-drained soil.
  • Pruning: Prune damaged, diseased, and dead limbs. Remove limbs that grow inward toward the center of the bush. Prune close to a third of the new growth (from that year) annually, while plants are dormant. 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
  • Comments: These cherries are huge - and bright red! Tart fruit bakes beautifully in pies and other favorite desserts. Color is so bright and rich - no dyes needed! Cherries have an excellent flesh-to-pit ratio, so there will be plenty to enjoy. Its elongated pit makes it unsuitable for most mechanical harvesters, which means that this variety will only be available for home gardens and u-pick operations. Dwarf plants are easy to manage - netting, pruning, and harvesting can often be done from the ground. Bred to handle cold weather, this is a great choice for Northern gardens.

Shipping

Most times, orders having items with different shipping schedules are held in full until the entire order is ready to ship based on your grow zone.

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.

2019 Spring Shipping Schedule
ZONE Large Bareroots, Trees & Shrubs
1A-4A 5/5/19 - 6/21/19
4B 5/5/19 - 6/21/19
5A 4/1/19 - 6/21/19
5B 3/18/19 - 6/21/19
6A 3/11/19 - 6/21/19
6B 3/4/19 - 6/21/19
7A 2/25/19 - 6/21/19
7B 2/25/19 - 6/21/19
8A & B 2/19/19 - 6/21/19
9A & B 2/19/19 - 6/21/19
10A & B 2/11/19 - 6/21/19
Last Order Date 1A-7B: 6/17/19
8A-10B: 5/20/19

Additional Shipping Notes:

The type of product you order or the weather in our area to yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule, shifting earlier or later, depending.

Trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until full dormant for optimum stress protection.

In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to send your orders via the U.S. Postal Service or FedEx. Large orders or large items may be shipped to you in multiple packages.

Please note that we cannot ship outside the 48 contiguous states.

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