Imagine stepping out on your patio and picking a pound of large, tart red cherries for a fresh, homemade pie. This bush cherry tree makes that possible. Growing only 5-8' tall, Wowza! can be grown in a container and its fruit picked with ease. And when it's time to prune, you can work without a ladder. Wowza! produces up to 20 lbs of fruit, and each bright red cherry is twice the size of other popular varieties on the market. With more than 50 years of research behind it, Wowza! is the perfect choice for home gardeners. And because it's cold hardy to zone 2, it's ideal for Northern gardens. Shipping now and ready to plant.
Prunus fruticosa x Prunus cerasus 'Big Red' PPAF
Form:Fruit, Cherry, Dwarf Cherry, Bush Cherry
Sun Exposure:Full Sun
Height/Habit:5 - 8 feet
Spread:5 - 7 feet
Spacing:5 - 7 feet
Planting Instructions:Plant at the same level it is growing in the container.
Flower Form:Typical dwarf cherry flower form
Foliage Type:Deep green foliage with a slightly glossy finish
Pruning:Prune damaged, diseased, and dead limbs. Remove limbs that grow inward toward the center of the bush. Prune close to a third of the new growth (from that year) annually, while plants are dormant. Prune in early spring before the bush breaks dormancy. Cherry buds are either vegetative or floral. Usua
Soil Requirement:Rich, moist, well-drained soil.
Additional Information:These cherries are huge - and bright red! Tart fruit bakes beautifully in pies and other favorite desserts. Lower acidity makes for a really great eating experience. Top of the class flavor. Color is so bright and rich - no dyes needed! Cherries have an excellent flesh-to-pit ratio, so there will be plenty to enjoy. Its elongated pit makes it unsuitable for most mechanical harvesters, which means that this variety will only be available for home gardens and u-pick operations. Dwarf plants are easy to manage - netting, pruning, and harvesting can often be done from the ground. Bred to handle cold weather, this is a great choice for Northern gardens. PPAF. Bakes beautifully in pies and other desserts, and nice for jams, jellies, and preserves.
Restricted States:AE AK CA CO GU HI ID 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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