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Pollination of Merchant cherry trees

Merchant (Prunus avium)  is in flowering group 2. Merchant is not self-fertile and needs a pollination partner of a different variety nearby.Choose another variety

Varieties that will pollinate Merchant in our catalogue

  • 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
      • 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
      • 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
        • 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
        • Sweetheartin stock

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          Sweetheart is one of the best-flavoured late-season cherries for the UK climate.
          • Flowering group: 3
          • Good pollinator
          • Self-fertile
          • Picking: Late
          • Available rootstocks:
          • Gisela 5
          • Gisela 6
          • 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