rainier yellow cherry

Prunus Avium ‘Rainier’

Rainier yellow cherry tree
Rainier is an excellent yellow cherry tree cultivar. It is a large tree growing to about 30 feet at maturity. It has a vigorous, pyramidal growing habit. The mid-spring abundance of sweetly scented flowers are followed by a healthy crop of large golden yellow cherries. The fruit has a high sugar content and are excellent for eating, preserving, and canning.

Rainier does require cross pollination – use Bing or Stella to get the best yield.

Height: 20′ – 30′

Width: 20′ – 30′

Exposure: Full sun is best.

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