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Burcombe cherry trees

Prunus avium
Burcombe is listed in the RHS Plants for Pollinators
  • Picking season: Late
  • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
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 £57.75
    Large tree (3m-5m after 10 years)

Bare-root

  • BR11-year bare-root tree Colt rootstock £38.75
    Large tree (3m-5m after 10 years)
  • BR21-year bare-root tree F12/1 rootstock £39.50
    Very large tree (4m-7m after 10 years)
Pre-ordering

You can pre-order now, deliveries start in September.

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

Using

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

Problems

  • Disease resistanceGood

Identification

  • Country of originUnited Kingdom
  • Blossom colourWhite
  • Fruit colourBlackRed / Black