Jubileum Cherry Tree ™
An early ripening, very popular, high quality variety, Jubileum Cherry Tree ™ is prized for its large, firm, very dark purple fruit that’s great for fresh eating and for making delicious juice and preserves. An attractive small tree, Jubileum™ Cherry has demonstrated a high degree of disease resistance in our orchard.
Latin Name: Prunus cerasus
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. Compact Stella, Hungarian and Pie Cherries will be smaller.
Pollination Requirements: Jubileum Cherry Tree ™ is self-fertile.
Hardiness: Jubileum™ is hardy to minus 25 F. or below.
Bearing Age: 2 – 3 years after planting.
Size at Maturity: 10-12 ft. in height.
Bloom Time: Early April
Ripening Time: July-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: 4
Sunset Western Zone: 2, 6-9,14, 15
Sunset Northeast Zone: Varies