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BlackGold(TM) Sweet Cherry

BlackGold(TM) Sweet Cherry

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BlackGold™ Self-fertile Dark Sweet Cherry

Prunus avium 'BlackGold™'

Grandpa's Choice™BlackGold™ Dark Sweet Cherry is large, black sweet cherry ripens one week after Bing and is self-fertile and an excellent pollinator for other late blooming varieties. The tree is frost resistant and very hardy. BlackGold™ is quite crack resistant.


12-15 Feet



10-14 Feet


Hardiness Zone


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Item # Description Price
47 BlackGold(TM) Cherry on Standard (Mazzard) root, Extra large 5/8" up caliper grade $27.99 Add to Cart

Prunus avium 'BlackGold™'
Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

BlackGold™ is an excellent choice for the eastern areas of the country which often get rainy periods during harvest time. It is more crack resistant than most varieties. It is a self-fertile variety and requires no other pollinator. It is a good pollinator for most late season bloomers.


A Little History about BlackGold™ Self-fertile Dark Sweet Cherry

BlackGold™ is one of the recent introductions from the breeding programs at Cornell University's Geneva Experiment Station.

Prunus avium 'BlackGold™' Characteristics & Attributes

Bloom Character
Early blooming
Excellent pollinizer
Disease Resistance
Crack resistance
Fruit Characteristics
Medium size fruit
Growth Rate/Habit
Average vigor
Very productive
Spreading habit
Harvest Period
Concentrated harvest
Early season
Other Attributes
Very juicy
Short shelf-life
Grandpa's Choice™
Site Requirements
Full Sun
Winter hardy
Skill Required
Easy to grow
High dessert quality
Cooking or baking
Good for pies
Canning or freezing