Van Cherry Tree

Prunus avium Van

Family :
Rosaceae
Origin :
Horticultural
Hardiness Zone :
5
Light requirement :
Full sun
Height at maturity :
6 m
Spread at maturity :
6 m
Crown shape :
Pyramidal and rounding
Fertility :
Self-sterile: It is mandatory to plant an another variety of Prunus avium closed to the tree for fruits production.
Spacing requirement from power lines :
None
Growth rate :
High
Special comments :
Fruiting takes 3 to 5 years; Variety very similar to the Bing cherry, but more hardy; Install a rodent guard in the fall; Water well when planting and regularly during periods of drought during the first years.

LEAVES

Green leaves, simple and serrated.

FLOWERS

Abundant white bloom in spring.

FRUITS

Fruiting at the end of July;
Light red fruits with yellow flesh, tangy;
Excellent in pies and freezes well.

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