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Summer 2022We are now accepting pre-orders for delivery from September onwards for pot-grown trees and December onwards for bare-rooted trees.
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Burcombe cherry trees

Prunus avium
Burcombe is listed in the RHS Plants for Pollinators
A dark red / black cherry from the Tamar valley.

Burcombe cherry trees for sale

Pot-grown

All pot-grown trees are suitable for planting out in the garden, some are suitable for growing in containers.

  • PG12-year bush-trained 12L pot-grown tree Colt rootstock £51.50
    Large tree (3m-4m after 10 years)
    Out of stock
    Please try next season

Bare-root

  • BR11-year bare-root tree Colt rootstock £33.00
    Large tree (3m-4m after 10 years)
  • BR21-year bare-root tree F12/1 rootstock £33.00
    Very large tree (4m-7m after 10 years)
Next deliveries

Pre-order now for delivery from September onwards for pot grown trees or December for bare-root trees and mixed orders.

Delivery charges

Delivery for a single tree starts at £9.95. It is calculated when you add trees to your basket, based on your postcode.

Burcombe is a Cornish cherry variety, originating from Burcombe Farm in the Tamar valley of Cornwall.

The cherries are soft and dark red / black in colour. It is a good choice for the mild damp climate of the south-west of England, as the cherries resist splitting caused by summer rain.

Burcombe characteristics

Growing

  • Gardening skillAverage
  • Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
  • Flowering group2
  • Pollinating othersAverage
  • Climate suitabilityTemperate climatesMild damp climates
  • WildlifeRHS Plants for Pollinators

Using

  • Picking seasonLate
  • CroppingGood
  • Keeping (of fruit)1-3 days
  • Food usesEating freshCulinary

Problems

  • Disease resistanceGood
  • Fruit splittingSome resistance

Identification

  • Country of originUnited Kingdom
  • Fruit colourBlackRed / Black
  • Fruit sizeAverage

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