Description of Amber Heart Trees & Cherries:
Also called Kent Bigarreau, Amber Heart cherries are red on gold when ripe with a pale yellow flesh. They are large, sweet and juicy.
Amber Heart is a vigorous tree, perfect for growing as a standard in a big garden.
Characteristics of Amber Heart Trees:
Pollination Partners for Amber Heart Cherries:
Your trees must be pollinated to make fruit.
Lapins Cherokee, Merton Glory, Penny, Stella, Summer Sun, Sunburst and Van are all good pollination partners.
Our Amber Heart cherry trees are all grown on "Colt" rootstocks.
Maximum height 4 metres.
Growing Amber Heart Cherry Trees:
Rich soil is important - dig in plenty of good manure and compost before planting.
Soil drainage must be good.
The more sun your trees get the better your crops will be.
Cherry trees are targets for birds, so netting them is a good idea.
Only prune cherry trees in Summer.
Details about delivery sizes: Guide to Fruit Tree Sizing.
History & Parentage of Amber Heart:
A Kentish variety.