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Amarena di Pescara Cherry Tree

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This unique Italian variety is prized for its intensely flavored, very dark red fruit. Described as “very cherry”, these sweet-tart cherries are great for fresh eating, canning, juice and preserves.

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Amarena di Pescara Cherry Tree

Amarena di Pescara Cherry Tree is a unique Italian variety prized for its intensely flavored, very dark red fruit. Described as “very cherry”, these sweet-tart cherries are great for fresh eating, canning, juice and preserves. Plant with another sweet or tart cherry for pollination.

Latin Name: Prunus carasus
Site and Soil: Cherries like 1/2 day to full sun and well-drained soil.
Rootstock Description: Colt is considered a semi-dwarf rootstock which produces trees about 80% of standard size. Colt is adapted to most soils and is hardy, vigorous, productive, and forms a well-branched tree. Sweet Cherries on Colt rootstock can grow to 12-15 ft. in height.
Pollination Requirements: Amarena di Pescara needs another cherry for cross-pollination.
Hardiness: Is hardy to about minus 20°F. or below.
Bearing Age: 2 – 3 years after planting.
Size at Maturity: 12-15 ft. in height.
Bloom Time: Early April
Ripening Time: August
Yield: 50+ lbs.
Pests & Diseases: Bacterial Canker can damage Cherry trees. Symptoms of bacterial canker are dead branches and bronze colored exudation on branches or trunk. Apply a fall and winter copper spray to help prevent damage from this disease. To repel birds, you can cover your trees with netting or use flash tape to scare them away.
USDA Zone: 5
Sunset Western Zone: 2, 6-9,14, 15
Sunset Northeast Zone: Varies

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Shipping Season

Spring 2020

size

5 Gallon, Bare Root

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