Fall in love with this variety that's known for its cold hardiness and sweetness! This handsome, self-pollinating tree produces up to 30 pounds of deep crimson cherries. The sweet fruit has a high flesh-to-pit ratio and doesn't split. Excellent for making juice, canning, baking, and, of course, eating fresh. Prunus 'Romeo'
Prunus fruticosa x prunus cerasus 'Romeo'
Sun Exposure:Full Sun
Height/Habit:6 - 8 feet
Spread:5 - 7 feet
Flowering Date:Mid spring, with harvest early to midsummer. Slightly later in northern areas.
Growth Rate:Medium growth rate.
Flower Form:White pink flowers 1/2"
Foliage Type:Glossy green foliage, oval to obovate in shape, with pointed tips and serrated edges.
Pruning:Prune damaged, diseased, and dead limbs. Limbs that grow inward toward the center of the tree. About third of the new growth (from that year) annually, while trees are dormant. Prune in early Spring before the bush breaks dormancy. Cherry buds are either vegetative or floral. Usually the end bud and
Additional Information:You'll fall in love with this "sweet-talking" berry's deep crimson, full-sized, glossy fruit with incredible sugar levels for a tart cherry type. Grown for its exceptional cold-hardiness, dwarf stature, and high flesh-to-pit ratio. This means more fruit per pound with less weight from the pits. Use for baking, canning, wine making, and fresh eating.
Restricted States:AE AK CO GU HI OR PR WA
When will my order ship?
Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country during the shipping timeframes outlined below:
2021 Spring Shipping Schedule
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