Sweetheart Cherry Trees

General Info RHS AGM, Pollinator, Self fertile
Colour Red/Crimson
Pollination Group Pollination Group D
Fruiting Late Season
Type Eating

Prunus avium Sweetheart

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Prunus Sweetheart - Very Late Season

Description of Sweetheart Trees & Cherries:

Sweetheart cherries are one of the last eating cherries to ripen each year. It ripens over a couple of weeks, not all at once like most cherries, cropping just into September.

The sweet fruit are nice and firm, with a refreshing touch of acidity.

Browse our full range of cherry trees for sale or see the full variety of fruit trees available online.

Characteristics of Sweetheart Trees:

  • Self fertile.
  • Pollination Group D.
  • Ripens over about 2 weeks, not all at once.
  • Crops in Late August.

Pollination Partners for Sweetheart Cherries:
Sweetheart will make fruit all by itself.

It is in pollination group D, so it can pollinate almost all of the cherry trees we grow: any tree in group C,D or E of the cherry tree pollinating table.

Rootstocks:
Our Sweetheart cherry trees are all grown on "Colt" rootstocks.
Maximum height 4 metres.

Growing Sweetheart 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 cherries in summer.

Details about delivery sizes: Guide to Fruit Tree Sizing.

History & Parentage of Sweetheart:
Bred in Canada in 1990 from Van and Newstar.

  • Small Box

    Small boxes

    (Orders containing seedlings or rooted cuttings)

    £7.20

    including VAT per order

  • Small box

    (All barerooted plants under 1.2 metres in height. Please note: all trees are charged at the trees and hedging rate.)

    £11.40

    including VAT per order

  • Medium box

    (Any pots up to
    and incl. 7.5L)

    £15.00

    including VAT per order

  • Trees & Hedging

    (For all orders of trees of any size, and all bareroot plants 1.2 metres and over in height)

    £19.80

    including VAT per order

  • Pallets

    (For all orders of root balls,
    and large orders, a pallet
    price will be automatically
    applied at checkout)

    £75.00

    including VAT per order

*Delivery to mainland Britain & the Isle of Wight ONLY. Surcharges to the Isle of Wight and some areas of Scotland apply.


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