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Nanking Cherry

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SKU D520

Prunus tomentosa

Hardy to -40F! Harvest an abundance of flavorful, tart cherry-like fruit in early summer, from beautiful dwarf trees. These seedlings will grow into wide, bushy 10-12 foot tall trees or can be planted 4-5 foot apart to make an edible hedge. The 1/2 inch fruit can be eaten fresh or used in pies or jelly. This cherry relative is native to central Asia and is a popular fruiting plant in Russia.

Exceptionally cold-tolerant and widely adapted, it is also tolerant of drought and needs a well-drained soil. Plant two seedlings for pollination.

USDA Zone: 3-8

Grow Height: 10'

Ripening Time: July

Sun: Full Sun

Pollination: Need at least 2 seedlings

Size: 12-24" Plant

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  • Hi! Can it grow in a container? Thanks!

    It can for a time, but it will need pruned and eventually repotted

  • How many chill hours are required for these to fruit?

    800+ chill hours

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