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Hertford cherry trees

Hertford cherry trees for sale

Bare-root

  • BR11-year bare-root tree Gisela 5 rootstock £24.45
    Medium tree (2m-3m after 10 years)

Hertford characteristics

Using

  • CroppingGood
  • Picking seasonLate
  • Keeping (of fruit)1-3 days
  • Fruit persistenceNormal ripening
  • Flavour qualityVery good
  • Food usesEating fresh

Growing

  • Gardening skillExperienced
  • Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
  • Flowering group3
  • Pollinating othersAverage
  • VigourAverage vigour
  • Bearing regularityRegular
  • SunlightPrefers full sun

Problems

  • Bacterial cankerSome resistance
  • Disease resistanceGood

Climate

  • Climate suitabilityTemperate climatesMild damp climates
  • Summer average maximum temperaturesCool ( 20-24C / 68-75F)Warm (25-30C / 76-85F)

Identification

  • Country of originUnited Kingdom
  • Period of origin1950 - 1999
  • Flower colourWhite
  • Flower formSingle flower (5-8 petals)
  • Leaf colourGreen
  • Fruit colourBlackRed / Black
  • Fruit sizeAverage