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Colney cherry trees

Colney is listed in the RHS Plants for Pollinators
  • Picking season: Late
  • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
Colney is a large modern late-season English dessert cherry, dark red/black, with a good flavour.

Colney cherry trees for sale

Sorry we have not produced any trees of this variety this season.

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.

Colney is a new large English dark red/black dessert cherry, with a good cherry flavour.

How to grow

Colney is not self-fertile so it needs a pollination partner tree nearby. Most of the modern self-fertile varieties are suitable - ask us if you need help.

Advice on fruit tree pollination.

History

Colney was developed in the 1980s at the John Innes Centre, Norwich, UK - the buildings are located in the village of Colney on the outskirts of Norwich.

Colney characteristics

Growing

  • Gardening skillAverage
  • Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
  • Flowering group3
  • Pollinating othersAverage
  • Climate suitabilityTemperate climates

Using

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

Identification

  • Country of originUnited Kingdom
  • Period of origin1950 - 1999
  • Blossom colourWhite
  • Fruit colourBlack
  • AwardsRHS AGM (former)