Next Tree »      Print this page

Balaton® Tart Cherry

Prunus cerasus 'Balaton®'
$36.50
Balaton(R) Tart Cherry on Semi-Standard (Mahaleb) root, 2 Year Extra Large grade
  • Summary
  • Hardiness Zone & More

Balaton® Tart Cherry is an interesting tart cherry with more flavor and "body" than Montmorency. It is well flavored and is firmer and not as juicy as Montmorency. It makes a great dried tart cherry and is good for fresh eating and pies too. It ripens a week or more later than Montmorency.

Balaton® was introduced into the US from Hungary where it has been a popular cherry for a long time. It is making inroads into the commercial tart cherry market at present.

Height
12-18
Spread
10-15
Zone
5-8
Color
Dark red
Categories
Cherry - Tart Varieties
Tags
Mid-season bloomingSelf-fertileLarge fruitAverage vigorEarly to bearConcentrated harvest

Bloom Character
Fruit Characteristics
Growth Rate/Habit
Harvest Period
Other Attributes
Site Requirements
  Full Sun
Skill Required