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Danube Cherry - Mini Dwarf

A selection from Hungary, where delicious cherries have been grown for centuries. It is also called Erdi Botermo. The dark red fruit has a wonderful sweet unique flavor. It is a cross of the sweet and tart cherry. It is delicious eaten fresh or in baked goods. It is self fertile and productive and ripens in early July. On Gisela 3 rootstock. Gisela 3 is the most dwarfing of the Gisela rootstocks making a tree that grows to only 8 to 10 feet tall. It tends to make a broad tree excellent for a small area. Its small size and early heavy bearing are great attributes but because of this the tree needs good growing conditions to thrive. It is very precocious prompting the tree to bear heavily at an early age. It may require fruit thinning to maintain fruit size and avoid overbearing and having the tree stop growing.Regular irrigation is needed. It is not recommended for the heaviest bearing cultivars like Sweetheart. It is recommended that dormant pruning on all dwarf cherry trees be done in late winter before bloom time which reduces the chance of bacterial canker infestations.
In stock
SKU
C720G3
$34.50
USDA Zone4-9
Grows To8ft
Plant Spacing10ft
PollinationSelf Fertile
Prefers Full Sun
Ripening TimeJuly
A selection from Hungary, where delicious cherries have been grown for centuries. It is also called Erdi Botermo. The dark red fruit has a wonderful sweet unique flavor. It is a cross of the sweet and tart cherry. It is delicious eaten fresh or in baked goods. It is self fertile and productive and ripens in early July. On Gisela 3 rootstock. Gisela 3 is the most dwarfing of the Gisela rootstocks making a tree that grows to only 8 to 10 feet tall. It tends to make a broad tree excellent for a small area. Its small size and early heavy bearing are great attributes but because of this the tree needs good growing conditions to thrive. It is very precocious prompting the tree to bear heavily at an early age. It may require fruit thinning to maintain fruit size and avoid overbearing and having the tree stop growing.Regular irrigation is needed. It is not recommended for the heaviest bearing cultivars like Sweetheart. It is recommended that dormant pruning on all dwarf cherry trees be done in late winter before bloom time which reduces the chance of bacterial canker infestations.