Benton Sweet Cherry


Benton Sweet Cherry

Prunus avium Summer. PC7146-8 Stella x Beaulieu. WSU, 2003.

Highly flavorful large firm deep red cherry resembles Bing. Neighbors reported that the cherries on their young tree last summer had a sweet chin-dripping heavenly flavor that made them think of little plums dressed up in cherry suits. Less susceptible to cracking than other varieties. Flowers almost a week later than other sweet cherries, potentially missing late frosts. Vigorous upright and spreading growth. Self-pollinating. PPA expired 2023! Z5. (2½-6' grafted bare-root trees)

288 Benton
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Sweet Cherries

Pollination varies among sweet cherries; see individual descriptions for pollination requirements. Plant 15–20' apart.

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