Bush Cherries

‘Jan’ Bush Cherry
Bush Cherry
‘Jan’ Bush Cherry
555 Prunus japonica x P. jacquemontii 4-5' x same. Fruit is tart and smaller than a typical pie cherry but easier to grow and pick. Good for processing. Productive and precocious. Z3. read more
‘Joel’ Bush Cherry
Bush Cherry
‘Joel’ Bush Cherry
556 Prunus japonica x P. jacquemontii 4-5' x same. Fruit is tart and smaller than a typical pie cherry but easier to grow and pick. Excellent for pies and jam. Productive and precocious. Z3. read more

Cornelian Cherries

‘Elegant’
Cornelian Cherry
‘Elegant’
499 Cornus mas 20-25' x 15-20'. Selected for good fresh-eating flavor. 1¼" fruit has slender elongated shape. Begins ripening late August in Maine. Best eaten out of hand. Z4/5. read more
‘Pioneer’
Cornelian Cherry
‘Pioneer’
500 Cornus mas 20-25' x 15-20'. More tart than Elegant but better for processing. 1½" long fruit with pronounced fat pear shape. Firm flesh is easy to pit. Z4/5. read more
Cornelian Cherry Seedling
Cornelian Cherry
Cornelian Cherry Seedling
501 Cornus mas 20-25' x 15-20'. Bright red pear-shaped edible fruit. Each seedling will be unique. Will pollinate each other and any named cornelian cherry cultivar. Z4/5. read more

Dwarf Sour Cherries

‘Carmine Jewel’ Dwarf Sour Cherry
Dwarf Sour Cherry
‘Carmine Jewel’ Dwarf Sour Cherry
557 Prunus kerrasis About 6-7' x same. Delicious dark purple fruits with small pits ripen in early July. Compact plant size keeps fruit within reach. Self-pollinating. Rare. Z3. ME Grown. read more

Nanking Cherries

Nanking Cherry
Nanking Cherry
559 Prunus tomentosa 6-10' x same. Broad dense highly ornamental fruiting shrub blooms early. Excellent hedge and edible landscape plant. Plant two or more for pollination. Z2. read more

Pie Cherries

English Morello
Pie Cherry
English Morello
338 Prunus cerasus Summer. Very dark red-black-skinned pie cherry. Dark red flesh and juice. Recommended for pies and all other cookery. Z4/5. read more
Evans
Pie Cherry
Evans
339 Prunus cerasus Mid-Late Summer. Morello-type pie cherry excellent for eating, jams, jellies, pies, dark red juice and wine. Naturally dwarf tree. Z3/4. read more
Pie Cherry
Meteor
341 Prunus cerasus Summer. Mildly acid flavor. Great fresh and for pies, canning and freezing. Excellent dried. Easy to pit. Z4. read more
Montmorency
Pie Cherry
Montmorency
342 Prunus cerasus Summer. Most famous of all pie cherries. Firm-fleshed bright red fruit makes a clear light pink juice. Z3/4. read more
Pie Cherry
North Star
343 Prunus cerasus Summer. Large roundish heart-shaped pie cherry with dark glistening mahogany-red skin. Morello-type that can be eaten fresh when ripe. A natural dwarf. Z3. read more

Sweet Cherries

Sweet Cherry
Lapins
329 Prunus avium Summer. Large sweet fruit. Vigorous, productive, upright; bears consistently in central Maine. Self-pollinating, but benefits from second variety. Z4/5. read more
Sweet Cherry
Rainier
331 Prunus avium Summer. Classic dessert cherry. Very large. Good fresh or canned. One of the hardiest sweet cherries. Requires second variety for pollination. Z5. read more
Sweet Cherry
Stella
332 Prunus avium Midsummer. Hardy good-quality self-fertile sweet cherry with juicy medium-firm black flesh. Self-pollinating, and will pollinate other sweet cherries. Z4/5. read more
Sweet Cherry
Van
333 Prunus avium Summer. Dark Bing-type fruit. Later than other varieties. Heavy annual crops. Strong vigorous upright tree. Excellent pollinator. Z4/5. read more