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montmorency tart cherry

Prunus Cerasus ‘Montmorency’

montmorency tart cherry
Montmorency is a popular sour cherry cultivar. It grows to a mature height of about 18 feet and has a rounded, upright habit. It has an abundance of white flowers in mid spring followed by a heavy crop of medium, large bright red cherries which have a rich, tangy sour flavor.

These cherry trees do not require a pollinator though they will yield a higher crop if cross pollination occurs.

Height: 12′ – 18′

Width: 15′ – 20′

Exposure: Full sun is best.

Watering and soil: Moist, well drained soil – loam or sand. Water well while establishing, thereafter drought tolerant.

Fertilizer: Use a well balanced fertilizer or slow release formula.

Pruning: Prune these fruit trees as needed to shape and keep tidy after flowering. Remove crossed and rubbing branches. Cut back damaged, diseased and dead limbs.

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