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Minnie Royal Cherry

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Prunus avium 'Minnie Royal'

Another tasty new low-chill cherry! Minnie Royal is a medium-sized red cherry; firm with good flavor. The amazing plant breeder Floyd Zaiger has turned his attention to creating cherries for our Southern growers, and he has succeeded again!

Minnie Royal is the first cherry to bloom for most growers, and ripens 11-14 days ahead of Bing. The tree is very productive with a low chill requirement. mainly used as a pollinizer for Royal Lee, and is pollinated by Royal Lee and Royal Crimson. It has a required 400 to 500 chill hours. USDA Zones 7-10. 

USDA Zone: 7-10

Grow Height: 10' (Dwarf)

Sun: Full Sun

Ripening Time: July

Pollination: Needs a Pollinizer

Rootstock: Gisela 5

Read our Cherry Growing Guide

Size Options: Dwarf (4'-5')

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  • I live in mendocino county where the temperature is consistently between 50 and 60 degrees, will this cherry tree grow here?

    Do you mean the winter temps are between 50 and 60 degrees? If so this is a low-chill variety of cherry, so it needs to be below 45 degrees for 400-500 hours each winter. So if it gets cold enough at night, you should be good to go. These trees are from Modesto, so depending on where you are it should produce just fine.

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