Grandpa's Choice™ Varieties
Grandpa tested hundreds of varieties over the years and the best of the best are his "choices".
Gold Sweet Cherry

Gold Sweet Cherry

Gold Sweet Cherry

Prunus avium 'Gold'

The Gold Sweet Cherry has small, firm fruit that is very crack resistance and has light golden skin. These trees are heavy producers and excellent pollinators that ripen in early June. Flavor is not as good as others in its season.

Gold Sweet Cherry Pricing

Item # Description Price
2931 Gold Cherry - OUT OF STOCK FOR SEASON $0.00 Add Add to Cart

Height

10-16 Feet

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Spread

10-14 Feet


USDA Hardiness Zone 5-8

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Prunus avium 'Gold'
Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

Gold is a reliable pollinator for almost any cherry, except itself. It is a later bloomer, so not recommended as a pollinator for early blooming varieties. It requires a pollinator.

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A Little History about Gold Sweet Cherry

Used extensively for maraschino processing. Old folklore says that birds go after the red berries, leaving the gold one for the growers.

Prunus avium 'Gold' Characteristics & Attributes

Bloom Character
Excellent pollinizer
Pollinizer needed
Late blooming
Disease Resistance
Crack resistance
Fruit Characteristics
Medium size fruit
Growth Rate/Habit
Average vigor
Spreading habit
Harvest Period
Mid-season
Other Attributes
Sub-acid flavor
Site Requirements
Full Sun
Winter hardy
Skill Required
Easy to grow
Uses
Canning or freezing
Cooking or baking