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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 Oliverin stock

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    A traditional English black cherry from the West Midlands.
    • Flowering group: 3
    • Universal pollinator
    • Not self-fertile
    • Picking: Mid
    • Available rootstocks:
    • F12/1
  • 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
    • Universal pollinator
    • 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
      • Universal pollinator
      • Self-fertile
      • Picking: Mid
      • Available rootstocks:
      • Gisela 5
      • Colt
    • Merchantin stock

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      An early-season black/red cherry with a good flavour.
      • Flowering group: 2
      • Universal pollinator
      • Good pollinator
      • Not self-fertile
      • Picking: Early
      • Available rootstocks:
      • Gisela 5
    • Merton Gloryin stock

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      A well-known mid-season English white cherry.
      • Flowering group: 2
      • Universal pollinator
      • 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
      • 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
      • Universal pollinator
      • 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
        • Universal pollinator
        • Good pollinator
        • Self-fertile
        • Picking: Early
        • Available rootstocks:
        • Gisela 5
      • 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
        • Universal pollinator
        • 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
        • Universal pollinator
        • 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
      • Tamarain stock

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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
        • Available rootstocks:
        • Gisela 5
      • Waterloo

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