• Cherry Trees

    Bing

    Large, firm, juicy, sweet, nearly black when ripe -- superb flavor, the No.1 cherry. Mid-season. Large vigorous tree. Pollenized by: Black Tartarian, Van, Rainier and in colder climates, Stella . Estimated chilling requirement: 700 hours.

    Black Tartarian

    Medium-sized, nearly black, sprightly flavor, early season. Vigorous, productive tree. Pollenizer required - interfruitful with all popular sweet cherries. Estimated chilling requirement: 700 hours.

    Craig's Crimson

    Self-fruitful, natural semi-dwarf, perhaps the finest sweet cherry: dark red to nearly black, medium to large size, wonderful spicy flavor, very firm texture. Mature tree size about 2/3 of standard (smaller when budded onto Colt or Mahaleb rootstock). Mid-season. Estimated chilling requirement: 800 hours. Pat. No. 7320.(Zaiger)

    Lapins

    From Canada. Self-fruitful, dark red sweet cherry. Large, firm, good flavor. Similar to Van in color. Sometimes sold as "Self-fertile Bing." Ripens 4 days after Bing. Estimated chilling requirement: 500 hours or less.

    Montmorency

    Sour Cherry.Large, light red skin, yellow flesh. Perfect for cobblers, pies, etc. Extremely winter hardy. Very heavy bearing. Self-fruitful. Estimated chilling requirement: 500 hours.

    Rainier

    Large, yellow with red blush. Sweet and flavorful - superior to Royal Ann. Very cold hardy. Mid-season harvest. Pollenizer required-interfruitful with Van, Lambert, Black Tart, Bing. Estimated chilling requirement: 700 hours.

    Royal Rainier

    Large yellow cherry with slightly more red blush than Rainier. Excellent flavor, taste test winner. Ripens early, about 3 to 5 days ahead of Rainier. Pollenized by Bing, Black Tartarian and Lapins. Estimated chill requirement: 500 hours.

    Stella

    Late-bloomer, resists cracking. Medium to large, firm, black fruit, ripens one week earlier than Bing. Vigorous, hardy tree, some resistance to canker. Originated at Summerland, B.C., introduced in 1953. Estimated chilling requirement: 800 hours. Pollenizer required: interfruitful with other sweet cherries.

    Utah Giant

    Best sweet cherry, according to Utah folks. Larger, firmer, more flavorful than Bing or Lambert. Good canner. Does not double. Pollenizer required — Bing, Lambert, Rainier, Van. Estimated chilling requirement: 800 hours.
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