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Plants Matching prunus cerasus

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Gerald L. Klingaman

(Pie Cherry, Sour Cherry, Tart Cherry)

Grown since antiquity for its tart fruit, sour cherry is a small deciduous tree known only in cultivation. It probably originated in eastern Europe or western Asia from a hybrid between sweet cherry, Prunus avium, and ground cherry, Prunus fruticosa.

The shiny, dark green, oval leaves of this hardy tree have toothed edges and a pointed tip. They flush in early to mid-spring, just as the abundant cupped, white, five-petaled flowers open. Spherical, long-stemmed fruits follow...

(Early Richmond Tart Cherry, Sour Cherry)

Sour cherry ‘Early Richmond’ bears an abundance of tart, flavorful, sweet/tart fruit up to two weeks earlier than the popular French variety, ‘Montmorency’. Cultivated since ancient times, sour cherries probably originated in eastern Europe or western Asia from a hybrid between sweet cherry, Prunus avium, and ground cherry, Prunus fruticosa.

This deciduous tree possesses a round, spreading form, thickly clad with shiny, toothed, dark green foliage. Its fragrant, cupped,...

(Meteor Tart Cherry, Sour Cherry)

Bred to endure the severe winters of the northern Midwest United States, this hybrid of the famous 'Montmorency' sour cherry was introduced in 1952 by the University of Minnesota. Cultivated since ancient times, sour cherries probably originated in eastern Europe or western Asia from a hybrid between sweet cherry, Prunus avium, and ground cherry, Prunus fruticosa.

This small, rounded, exceptionally cold-hardy tree has shiny, oval, dark green leaves that emerge in early to...

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James Burghardt

(Montmorency Tart Cherry, Sour Cherry)

One of the most widely-grown pie or sour cherries, ‘Montmorency’ is prized for its heavy crop of tart, flavorful, juicy red fruits which are a seasonal treat for pies and desserts. This selection originated in France in the 17th century and trees were introduced in the United States around 1760. Cultivated since ancient times, sour cherries probably originated in eastern Europe or western Asia from a hybrid between sweet cherry, Prunus avium, and ground cherry, Prunus fruticosa....

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Mark A. Miller

(Northstar Tart Cherry, Sour Cherry)

Bred to endure the severe winters of the northern Midwest United States, 'Northstar' bears an abundance of snowy flowers and tart cherries on dwarf trees that fit beautifully into suburban gardens and limited spaces. It was introduced in 1950 by the University of Minnesota. Cultivated since ancient times, sour cherries probably originated in eastern Europe or western Asia from a hybrid between sweet cherry, Prunus avium, and ground cherry, Prunus fruticosa.

This small, rounded,...