dwarf cherry tree

garrai81May 29, 2013

I am trying to find a dwarf cherry tree for myself and my son, for eating, not for cooking or otherwise.

Everyone tells me to get a dwarf bing, but I cannot locate any in our area (St Helens/Scappoose).

I can find only the Van dwarf cherry.

Will the Van be good for eating right off the tree?

Thanks for any thoughts.

Mac

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gardengal48

Yes, Van is good eating - similar to Bing. But you will need another sweet cherry cultivar to cross pollinate and get fruit. Or you can look for a self-fertile variety like Sweetheart, Stella or Lapins.

Try Raintree Nursery in Morton, WA - not too far a drive and an excellent fruit nursery

Here is a link that might be useful: try here

    Bookmark   May 29, 2013 at 6:41PM
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garrai81

Thanks, but that is a 2-hour drive one way.

Too much for me.

I will try to find the Sweetheart, Stella or Lapins locally.

    Bookmark   May 30, 2013 at 7:32AM
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wynswrld98(z7 WA)

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    Bookmark   May 31, 2013 at 1:29AM
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