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Black Tartarian Cherry

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Prunus avium 'Black Tartarian'

Black Tartarian is an heirloom variety of sweet cherry. It originated in Russia, where it grows native in the Circassia region, Black Tartarian was introduced in England in 1794 as Roland's Large Black Heart. Later it would make to European markets renamed Fraser's Black Tartarian, by which we know it today. Black Tartarian has a sweet, fruity flavor and is commonly used for jams and sauces, as well as traditionally pickled in Eastern Europe. 

Black Tartarian is an early ripening cherry that is well adapted to most soil conditions. Needs a pollinizer, which can be any other sweet cherry variety except Lambert, Royal Ann or Napoleon. Requires 700+ chill hours.

USDA Zone: 5-8

Grow Height: Standard 25'-30'

Sun: Full Sun

Ripening Time: June

Pollination: Needs a Pollinizer 

Standard Rootstock: Mazzard

Read our Cherry Growing Guide

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