Prunus avium - 2-Way - MINNIE ROYAL - ROYAL CRIMSON - Cherry

SKU: KGC04201

Size: Bare Root
Price:
Sale price$119.00

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Description

A dual-grafted cherry with two varieties on the one tree - "Minnie Royal" and "Royal Crimson". Dual-grafted trees are fully self-fertile as the two varieties will pollinate one-another. As a result, they take up less room as you don't have to buy two separate trees.

Minnie Royal:
A Cherry is a highly sought-after low-chill variety producing lovely sweet cherries. Suited to warm temperate and subtropical climates.
Requires a pollinator of a different variety such as Royal Lee, Royal Crimson or Royal Rainier to set fruit.
Fruit has shiny red skin and white flesh tinged with red.
Requires only 250-400 chill hours making it a guaranteed fruiter in Perth.

Royal Crimson:
A lovely low chill cherry ideal for regions where there is less winter cold than is traditional for growing cherries. A very sweet, dark red cherry with excellent flavour.
Self-fertile, though will fruit better with a pollination partner of a different variety such as Minnie Royal, Royal Lee and Royal Rainer.
Fruit is a deep, dark red when ripe.
Requires only 250-400 hours of chill making it a guaranteed fruiter in Perth.

Botanical Name Prunus avium 'Mahaleb' select
Common Name  Cherry Tree
Cultivar 2-way - Minnie Royal - Royal Crimson
Classification
Fruiting and Edible
PBR Name
Origin Eurasia
Foliage Deciduous / Makuru (Winter) dormant
Height 3 - 5 M
Width 3 - 5 M
Light Full sun, protected from strong, dry winds.
Soil Well-draining, rich, fertile soil. Can be grown in a container in a premium, well-draining potting mix.
Water Requirement Performs best with regular water through hot weather.
Lifespan Perennial
Flower Colour White to pinkish-white and fragrant
Flower Time Djilba (Early Spring) can sporadically flower year-round except during its dormant Makuru (Winter) season.
Toxicity Cherry pits contain cyanide and are toxic to humans if they are ingested after being blended or crushed. If a few pits are accidentally swallowed whole they are not considered toxic as they will pass through the system. Care should be taken to remove cherry pits prior to blending or eating. Entire plant contains cyanide and is toxic to dogs, cats, horses and other pets if ingested, particularly during Autumn.


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