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BlackPearl® Dark Sweet Cherry

Prunus avium 'BlackPearl®'

BlackPearl® is an exceptional new early-season sweet cherry that ripens one week before Bing. Its fruit is firm and crunchy with a very good flavor.


12-16 Feet



10-14 Feet


Hardiness Zone


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Item # Description Price
3961 BlackPearl(R) Cherry on Semi-Dwarf (Krymsk 5) root, Extra-Large 5/8" up caliper grade $31.99 Add to Cart

Prunus avium 'BlackPearl®'
Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

Tree is productive, hardy, and upright that produces well with a low susceptibility to rain cracking. Protect from birds when ripening. The tree is healthy and sturdy. BlackPearl® is a mid-season bloomer, like Bing, and will pollinate with most varieties except Royal Anne, Napoleon, or Emperor Francis.


A Little History about BlackPearl® Dark Sweet Cherry

Introduced by Cornell University.

Prunus avium 'BlackPearl®' Characteristics & Attributes

Bloom Character
Mid-season blooming
Excellent pollinizer
Pollinizer needed
Disease Resistance
Crack resistance
Fruit Characteristics
Medium size fruit
Growth Rate/Habit
Average vigor
Upright habit
Harvest Period
Concentrated harvest
Early season
Other Attributes
Short shelf-life
Very crisp
Site Requirements
Full Sun
Frost Sensitive
Winter hardy
Skill Required
Average skill
Canning or freezing
High dessert quality
Cooking or baking