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Merton Premier Cherry Tree 4-5ft Tall, Large, Dark Red, Sweet & Juicy Cherries

£21.99

Merton Premier Cherry Tree 4-5ft Tall,  Large, Red-Flushed, Sweet & Juicy Cherries

 

 These are BARE ROOTED plants which can be planted from the end of October until April and will be dispatched as soon as the weather turns cold and they become dormant.The dispatch date depends on the Autumn temperature and varies from year to year.

 

Merton Premier is a large red cherry which produces fruit in mid season. The cherries are large, sweet and very tasty!

 

Growing Details

Common Name: Merton Premier
Genus: Prunus
Species: Avium
Cultivar: 'Merton Premier'
Skill Level: Beginner
Exposure: Full sun
Hardiness: Hardy
Soil type: Well-drained/light, Clay/heavy, Moist
Rootstock: COLT, 4-5M

 

Description

A vigorous grower, starting with an upright habit, spreading as it matures. Ideal for small gardens. Good to pollinate with Lapins, Morelo and Stela cherry trees. Grows well in deep, moist but well drained soil and in full sun.

As with all trees from the prunus family, the leaves will start to appear autumnal and slightly shabby from mid June onwards. This is not a disease, but is mainly due to this years contrasting weather conditions and will not affect the performance of the tree.

 

Pollination:

It is not self-fertile and needs a pollination partner:

Lapins, Merton Glory, Morello, Stella

 

For the bare root planting instructions, please click here.

 

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