Sour cherry tree growing tree of the genus Prunus also known as Sour cherry. Sour cherry tree perennial deciduous plant and also used as ornamental plant, grow in temperate climate and some species can grow in cold mediterranean or subtropical climate and grow in hardiness zone 3-9.

Flower color white or pink with five petals.

Sour cherry tree fruits

Fruit edible in round shape, size 1-2 cm (rarely more), color of the fruit: red to purple-black, the fruits mostly grow in pair but can be more

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Requirements for Sour cherry tree growing and care:

Chilling hours, if the tree attack in the beginning of the winter need to collect all the leaves and the fruit from the ground, cut all the infected branches

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant

Is it necessary to graft in Sour cherry tree?
Yes

Difficulties or problems when growing:
Very sensitive to pests and disease

Planting season:
Winter, spring, summer

Pests and diseases:
Aphids, Borer, mite

Pruning season:
Winter

How to prune:
Weak, dead and thin branches

Size of the plant?
4-10 m, 12-30 feet

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Medium growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water / Big amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
No

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
No

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Spring

General information about the flower
White or pink flowers five petals

Thinning the bloom:
Firsts years recommend thinning

Pollination is done by:
Bees

Edible fruits

Fruit harvest season:
Spring – early summer

Fruits pests or diseases:
Birds, fruit fly

What can be done with big quantities of Sour cherry tree fruits?
Eaten raw, jams, juice, alcohol, cakes

Work requirements on the fruit:
Cover the trees with net or protect the fruit with traps

How long does it take to bear fruit?
3-6 years

Scientific name:

Prunus cerasus

Blooming Seasons

Edible Parts

Culinary Uses

Flower Colors

Climate

Harvest season

Plant growing speed

Plant life-form

Plant uses

Planting season

Plants sun exposure

Watering plants

Hardiness zone

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