A self-fertile variety of sweet cherry with large black fruit of excellent flavor. The cherries are bacterial canker and crack resistant. This tree is a very consistent and heavy bearer. Needs only 500 chill hours!
Gisela 5 is a dwarfing rootstock, 50% of standard size, that induces heavy early fruit production. Trees can be maintained at 10 to 12 feet tall. Gisela 5 is more forgiving of shallow soils and a better choice than the even more dwarfing Gisela 3 for people with enough room for this somewhat larger tree.