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Montmorency Pie Cherry Tree

Most Famous Pie Cherry
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  • Standard 2'-4' Tree
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Montmorency Pie Cherry Tree

Description
This is the standard by which pie cherries are judged. Ripens in July with bright red fruit, amber flesh and clear juice. Dependable yields will fill plenty of pie shells! Self-pollinating. Zones 4-8.

Why buy a Deluxe package - Deluxe fruit trees include 2 oz. Quik-Cal Pelletized Calcium to enhance fruit quality, 12 oz. bag of Fruit Tree Food Starter Formula, easy-to-use tree ties, a premium tree guard to protect the trunk from gnawing pests, mowers and weed trimmers, and a copy of Backyard Horticulture for Fun and Profit--How to Make $10,000 in Your Spare Time.

NOTE: We are unable to ship our trees to PO Boxes at this time.

Product Details
  • FormDeciduous. Spreading.
  • LightFull Sun
  • Height15 - 20 feet
  • Spread15 - 20 feet
  • Spacing18 - 20 feet
  • Zones4 - 8 (-20° F.)
  • FoliageDark green foliage.
  • Flower FormSmall white flowers.
  • ColorWhite
  • BloomsApril
  • FruitMedium large, bright red fruit with firm, yellow flesh.
  • Soil RequirementsWell-drained, sandy, organic loam soil.
  • Growth RateModerate growth rate.
  • PollinatorSelf-pollinating.
  • CommentsPie cherry. Fruit produces clear juice. Fruit is firm enough to hold shape during canning. Standard for pie cherries. Fruit has a rich, tart, and tangy flavor. Tree requires good drainage and aeration. Hardy to -40 degrees F. Sour and bush cherries will tolerate heavier soils. Cherries do not like wet feet. Do not soak trees for over 24 hours prior to planting. If fertilizing when planting, only use a slow release fertilizer.
  • YieldApproximately 40-50 quarts at maturity.
  • Botanical NamePrunus cerasus 'Montmorency'
  • Size1/2 inch blossoms.
  • DepthPlant with graft union 2 inches above the soil surface.

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