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Hertford cherry trees

Hertford is listed in the RHS Plants for Pollinators
A large dark red English cherry with a good flavour.

Hertford cherry trees for sale

Bare-root

  • BR11-year bare-root tree Gisela 5 rootstock £32.95
    Medium tree (2m-3m after 10 years)
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Hertford characteristics

Growing

  • Gardening skillExperienced
  • Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
  • Flowering group3
  • Pollinating othersAverage
  • Climate suitabilityTemperate climatesMild damp climates
  • WildlifeRHS Plants for Pollinators

Using

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

Problems

  • Disease resistanceGood
  • Bacterial cankerSome resistance

Identification

  • Country of originUnited Kingdom
  • Period of origin1950 - 1999
  • Fruit colourBlackRed / Black
  • Fruit sizeAverage
  • AwardsRHS AGM (former)