Bianco Rosato di Piemonte Cherry Tree
The Bianco Rosato di Piemonte Cherry is the cherry traditionally used to make maraschino cherries. It was recently brought to the US directly from Italy.
One of our favorite fruits, everyone loves ripe Cherries. Especially sweet and delicious ones from your own tree. Enjoy Cherries fresh, dried, or frozen plus make delicious baked goods and juice. We offer the best varieties for the Northwest as well as for other regions of the U.S.
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Latin Name: Prunus carasus
Site and Soil: 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.
Pollination Requirements: Requires another cherry variety for cross-pollination.
Hardiness: Hardy to about minus 20° F or below.
Bearing Age: 2-3 years after planting.
Size at Maturity: 12-15 ft. in height.
Fruit Skin: Red
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