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Black Tartarian Dark Sweet Cherry

Black Tartarian Dark Sweet Cherry

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Black Tartarian Dark Sweet Cherry

Prunus avium 'Black Tartarian'

Black Tartarian Cherry is an excellent dark, juicy, sweet cherry for the backyard orchard. It is an early bearer, and an excellent producer of good crops of sweet, full flavored cherries. It is an excellent pollinator for other sweet cherries. It ripens early in the season.


10-16 Feet



10-14 Feet


Hardiness Zone


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Item # Description Price
247 Black Tartarian Sweet Cherry on Standard (Mazzard) root, Extra Large 5/8" up caliper grade $27.99 Add to Cart

Prunus avium 'Black Tartarian'
Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

Black Tartarian is a vigorous and productive tree, that stays productive even as it gets old and starts to get canker in the trunks and limbs.

A Little History about Black Tartarian Dark Sweet Cherry

Black Tartarian was once one of the most widely produced sweet cherries, but fell out of favor when growers had to start shipping them long distances, as it was a little too juicy. Grandpa used to raise these on the old farm.

Prunus avium 'Black Tartarian' Characteristics & Attributes

Bloom Character
Early blooming
Excellent pollinizer
Pollinizer needed
Fruit Characteristics
Large fruit
Growth Rate/Habit
Spreading habit
Average vigor
Early to bear
Very productive
Harvest Period
Early season
Other Attributes
Short shelf-life
Very juicy
Site Requirements
Full Sun
Winter hardy
Skill Required
Easy to grow
Cooking or baking
Good for pies
Juice or Cider
Canning or freezing
High dessert quality