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Pollination of Sweetheart cherry trees

Sweetheart (Prunus avium)  is in flowering group 3. Sweetheart is self-fertile and does not need a pollination partner, but fruiting may be improved if there is a compatible partner of a different variety nearby.Choose another variety

Varieties that will pollinate Sweetheart in our catalogue

  • Amber Heartin stock

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    The most popular traditional English white cherry, widely known as Kent Bigarreau.
    • Flowering group: 4
    • Not self-fertile
    • Picking: Mid
    • Available rootstocks:
    • F12/1
  • Athosin stock

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    A natural dwarf sweet cherry tree, unlikely to get much bigger than 2m.
    • Flowering group: 3
    • Self-fertile
    • Picking: Mid
    • Available rootstocks:
    • Own-roots
  • Black Oliver

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    A traditional English black cherry from the West Midlands.
    • Flowering group: 3
    • Not self-fertile
    • Picking: Mid
    • Burcombein stock

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      A dark red / black cherry from the Tamar valley.
      • Flowering group: 2
      • Not self-fertile
      • Picking: Late
      • Available rootstocks:
      • Colt
      • F12/1
    • Celestein stock

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      Celeste is a compact dark red/black cherry, one of the best early-season varieties, with a sweet mild flavour.
      • Flowering group: 2
      • Self-fertile
      • Picking: Early
      • Available rootstocks:
      • Gisela 5
    • Colney

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      Colney is a large modern late-season English dessert cherry, dark red/black, with a good flavour.
      • Flowering group: 3
      • Not self-fertile
      • Picking: Late
      • Early Red Maralyin stock

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        Early Red is a modern dark red sweet cherry with a firm flesh.
        • Flowering group: 2
        • Not self-fertile
        • Picking: Early
        • Available rootstocks:
        • Gisela 5
      • Hertfordin stock

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        A large dark red English cherry with a good flavour.
        • Flowering group: 3
        • Not self-fertile
        • Picking: Late
        • Available rootstocks:
        • Gisela 5
      • Knight's Early Blackin stock

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        A traditional English early-season black cherry
        • Flowering group: 3
        • Not self-fertile
        • Picking: Early
        • Available rootstocks:
        • F12/1
      • Kordiain stock

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        Kordia is a large late-season true black cherry variety with a good balanced cherry flavour.
        • Flowering group: 4
        • Not self-fertile
        • Picking: Late
        • Available rootstocks:
        • Gisela 5
      • Lapinsin stock

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        Perhaps the best all-round sweet cherry for the UK. Easy to grow, with heavy crops of good-flavoured cherries.
        • Flowering group: 2
        • Self-fertile
        • Picking: Mid
        • Available rootstocks:
        • Gisela 5
        • Colt
      • Merchant

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        An early-season black/red cherry with a good flavour.
        • Flowering group: 2
        • Good pollinator
        • Not self-fertile
        • Picking: Early
        • Merton Gloryin stock

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          A well-known mid-season English white cherry.
          • Flowering group: 2
          • Good pollinator
          • Not self-fertile
          • Picking: Early
          • Available rootstocks:
          • Gisela 5
          • Colt
        • Nimbain stock

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          Nimba is a modern large-fruited red sweet cherry, ripening right at the start of the cherry season.
          • Flowering group: 2
          • Not self-fertile
          • Picking: Very early
          • Available rootstocks:
          • Gisela 5
        • Pacific Redin stock

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          Pacific Red is a modern large-fruited red sweet cherry with a firm flesh.
          • Flowering group: 2
          • Self-fertile
          • Picking: Early
          • Available rootstocks:
          • Gisela 5
        • Pennyin stock

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          Penny is a high quality late-season black cherry - ripening in mid-August.
          • Flowering group: 3
          • Not self-fertile
          • Picking: Very late
          • Available rootstocks:
          • Gisela 5
          • Colt
        • Skeena

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          One of the best of the Canadian late-season cherries.
          • Flowering group: 3
          • Self-fertile
          • Picking: Late
          • Stardustin stock

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            Stardust is a new mid-season white cherry which is also fully self-fertile.
            • Flowering group: 4
            • Good pollinator
            • Self-fertile
            • Picking: Early
            • Available rootstocks:
            • Gisela 5
            • Colt
          • Stellain stock

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            If you only want to grow one cherry tree, choose Stella - self-fertile, easy to grow, and a good pollinator.
            • Flowering group: 4
            • Good pollinator
            • Self-fertile
            • Picking: Mid
            • Available rootstocks:
            • Gisela 5
            • Colt
          • Summer Sunin stock

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            Summer Sun is productive mid-season cherry, and should ripen even if the summer weather is less than perfect.
            • Flowering group: 3
            • Good pollinator
            • Partially self-fertile
            • Picking: Mid
            • Available rootstocks:
            • Gisela 5
            • Colt
          • Sunburstin stock

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            Sunburst is a large red mid-season cherry with a good sweet mild flavour, and notably easy to pick.
            • Flowering group: 4
            • Self-fertile
            • Picking: Mid
            • Available rootstocks:
            • Gisela 5
            • Colt
          • Sylviain stock

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            Sylvia produces large dark red sweet cherries, ripening in the middle of the cherry season. It is a naturally small tree and grows with a columnar form, useful if space is limited.
            • Flowering group: 4
            • Not self-fertile
            • Picking: Mid
            • Available rootstocks:
            • Colt
          • Tamara

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            Tamara has probably the largest fruit size of any of the cherry varieties we offer.
            • Flowering group: 2
            • Not self-fertile
            • Picking: Late
            • Waterlooin stock

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              Waterloo is a traditional English sweet cherry with a red / black skin.
              • Flowering group: 2
              • Not self-fertile
              • Picking: Mid
              • Available rootstocks:
              • F12/1