Nanking Cherry is a deciduous shrub growing to about 10 feet at maturity. It has stunning white flowers, which start as pink buds. These go on to produce a profusion of edible sweet and tart fruits which ripen in early midsummer. They are perfect for jam, jellies, and pies, and of course birds love them too.
These hardy fruit trees variety adapt well to cold winters, hot summers, and drought. For cross pollination, be sure to plant more than one Nanking.
Height: 6′ – 8′
Width: 6′ – 8′
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: Pruning as needed to shape and keep tidy after flowering. Remove crossed and rubbing branches.
Category: Fruit Plants – Nanking Cherry near me – Prunus Tomentosa