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Cherry trees
Black Oliver

A traditional English black cherry from the West Midlands.
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Growing


Cherry trees
Black Oliver
Gardening skillAverage
Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
Flowering group3
Pollinating othersAverage
Universal pollinatorYes
Climate suitabilityTemperate climates
Mild damp climates
WildlifeRHS Plants for Pollinators
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Using


Cherry trees
Black Oliver
Picking seasonMid
Keeping (of fruit)1-3 days
CroppingGood
Food usesEating fresh
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Problems


Cherry trees
Black Oliver
Disease resistanceAverage
Fruit splittingVery resistant
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Identification


Cherry trees
Black Oliver
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Period of origin1900 - 1949
Fruit colourBlack
Fruit sizeAverage
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