Common Name: Early Rivers Cherry Tree
Latin Name: Prunus avium 'Early Rivers'
Soil: deep, moist but well-drained soil
Position: Full sun
Flowering period/colour: April to May/ White
Fruit picking time: Early July
Fruit Size/colour: Very large/ Near Black
Pollination group: Needs 'Noir De Guben' or 'Merton Glory' for successful pollination.
Prunus 'Early Rivers' was introduced over 100 years ago but still remains very popular. This red to black cherry is noted for both its earliness and fruit size. Both the skin and flesh are very dark in colour with an excellent flavour. This tree has spreading growth with regular heavy crops. To guarantee cross pollination plant in a sunny, open site with another tree from the same flowering group (e.g. 'Noir De Guben').
This CherryTree is supplied bare rooted. The total height of this tree is approximately 1.5-2.1m (5-7ft).
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