Yellow / Red cherries

Varieties: 11 | Clear all

Gardening skill

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Suitable for beginners4
Average5
Some needed2

Fruit tree categories

Apple trees52
Cherry trees11
Cider apple trees1
Crab apple trees10
Mirabelle trees2
Peach trees1
Pear trees3
Plum trees8

Stock availabilitytop


Tree form


1-year7
2-year1
2-year bush-trained5
Patio-trained1
Half standard3
Fan-trained3
Spindle-bush1

Supplied as


Bare-root7
Pot-grown6

Height after 10 years


Small (dwarf)
Medium (semi-dwarf)5
Large (semi-vigorous)5
Full-size (standard)2

Rootstock


Colt5
F12/12
Gisela 55
Gisela 61

Usingtop


Picking season

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Very early
Early2
Mid6
Late3
Very late

Keeping

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Does not keep
1-3 days11
1 week
2-3 weeks
1-2 months
3 months or more

Uses


Good for eating fresh11
Good for cooking
Good for juice
Good for cider

Cooking result


Puree
Textured puree
Keeps shape

Growingtop


Planting position


Full sun essential
Full sun preferred11
Tolerates partial shade
Tolerates north-facing shade

Flowering group

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1
22
34
44
51
6

Self-fertility

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Self-fertile5
Partially self-fertile
Not self-fertile6

Ploidy

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Diploid11

Pollinating others

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Good4
Average7
Poor

Vigour

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Weak growing
Slightly small
Average growth4
Slightly large1
Large5
Very large

Precocity

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Precocious5
Slow to start bearing

Cropping


Heavy3
Good8
Light

Fruit bearing

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Spur-bearer
Free-spurring
Partial tip-bearer
Tip-bearer

Fruit persistence

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Normal ripening7
Fruit drops when ripe
Ripens over a period3
Persistent

Bearing regularity

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Regular9
Biennial tendency

Climatetop


Blossom frost-resistance

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Good resistance2
Some resistance1
Susceptible

Can be grown in


Temperate climates11
Mild / damp climates
Warm climates6

Disease resistancetop


General resistance

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Good1
Average1
Poor1

Suitable for organic

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Organic / no-spray culture

Canker

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Very resistant1
Some resistance
Neutral
Some susceptibility1
Very susceptible2

Scab

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Very resistant
Some resistance
Neutral
Some susceptibility
Very susceptible

Mildew

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Very resistant
Some resistance
Neutral
Some susceptibility1
Very susceptible

Silverleaf

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Very resistant
Some resistance
Neutral
Some susceptibility
Very susceptible

Fruit identificationtop


Country of origin


Canada7
Germany 1
United Kingdom3

Period of origin


1500 - 1549
1550 - 1599
1600 - 1649
1650 - 1699
1700 - 1749
1750 - 17991
1800 - 1849
1850 - 1899
1900 - 19493
1950 - 19996
20001

Fruit colour


Black9
Orange flush1
Red7
Red - dark5
Red / Black1
Yellow / Red3

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Red / Yellow cherries

  • Cherry trees
    Amber Heart Cherry trees

    Amber Heart

    The most popular traditional English white cherry, widely known as Kent Bigarreau.  compare
    From £18.95
    Flowering: 4
    Pick: Mid-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Cherry trees
    Lapins Cherry trees

    Lapins  Best seller

    Perhaps the best all-round sweet cherry for the UK. Easy to grow, with heavy crops of good-flavoured cherries.  compare
    From £18.95 to £34.95
    Flowering: 2self-fertile
    Pick: Mid-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Cherry trees
    Merton Glory Cherry trees

    Merton Glory

    A well-known mid-season English white cherry.  compare
    From £18.95 to £55.95
    Flowering: 2
    Pick: Early-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Cherry trees
    Napoleon Bigarreau Cherry trees

    Napoleon Bigarreau

    A traditional white cherry, with an excellent flavour and appearance.  compare
    From £18.95
    Flowering: 5
    Pick: Early-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Cherry trees
    Skeena Cherry trees

    Skeena®

    One of the best of the Canadian late-season cherries.  compare
    Flowering: 3self-fertile
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Cherry trees
    Stardust Cherry trees

    StardustTM  Best seller

    Stardust is a new mid-season white cherry which is also fully self-fertile.  compare
    From £34.95
    Flowering: 4self-fertile
    Pick: Mid-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Cherry trees
    Summer Sun Cherry trees

    Summer Sun  Best seller

    Summer Sun is productive mid-season cherry, and should ripen even if the summer weather is less than perfect.  compare
    From £18.95 to £55.95
    Flowering: 3
    Pick: Mid-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Cherry trees
    Sunburst Cherry trees

    Sunburst

    Sunburst is a large red mid-season cherry with a good mild flavour, and notably easy to pick.  compare
    From £18.95 to £55.95
    Flowering: 4self-fertile
    Pick: Mid-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Cherry trees
    Sweetheart Cherry trees

    Sweetheart®  Best seller

    Sweetheart is one of the best-flavoured late-season cherries for the UK climate.  compare
    From £18.95 to £55.95
    Flowering: 3self-fertile
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Cherry trees
    Van Cherry trees

    Van

    Van is a deservedly popular dark-red mid-season cherry with firm flesh and an excellent cherry flavour.  compare
    Flowering: 3
    Pick: Mid-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Cherry trees
    Vega Cherry trees

    Vega

    A very large-fruited modern white cherry.  compare
    Flowering: 4
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating