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Hedelfingen Sweet Cherry

Hedelfingen Sweet Cherry

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Hedelfingen Dark Sweet Cherry

Prunus avium 'Hedelfingen'

The Hedelfingen Dark Sweet Cherry is an old european variety good for gresh eating, freezing and canning. Fruit is large, firm and black. Trees are vigorous, healthy early bearing reliable producers that ripen midseason. It is quite crack resistant.


10-16 Feet



10-14 Feet


Hardiness Zone


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117 Hedelfingen Cherry on Standard (Mazzard) root, Extra Large 5/8" up caliper grade $26.99 Add to Cart

Prunus avium 'Hedelfingen'
Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

Hedelfingen is still a good variety for the eastern parts of the country. It is a reliable pollinator for later blooming varieties. It requires a pollinator.

A Little History about Hedelfingen Dark Sweet Cherry

Hedelfingen was one of Grandpa's favorite black sweet cherries for the market, and he had large orchards of it in his time.

Prunus avium 'Hedelfingen' Characteristics & Attributes

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