Now growers in lower chill areas can successfully grow cherries. Royal Lee is a medium-large red cherry; heart shaped, very firm with excellent flavor. It ripens 11-14 days ahead of Bing. It is very productive with a few hundred hours less of chill requirement than other cherries. Select Minnie Royal (#C825) as a pollinizer. (US Plant Patent # 12472 - Zaiger) Est. Chill 400 to 500 hours.