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Waterloo cherry trees

Waterloo is listed in the RHS Plants for Pollinators
Waterloo is a traditional English sweet cherry with a red / black skin.

Waterloo 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.

Waterloo is a traditional English heart-shaped eating cherry, with a typical red / black colour and a small stone.

History

Waterloo was one of several cherry varieties developed by the 19th century fruit enthusiast Thomas Knight. It was raised in 1815 and named after the famous battle.

Waterloo characteristics

Growing

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

Using

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

Problems

  • Disease resistanceAverage
  • Bacterial cankerSome susceptibility

Identification

  • Country of originUnited Kingdom
  • Period of origin1800 - 1849
  • Fruit colourRed / Black
  • Fruit sizeSmall

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