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Kristin Dark Sweet Cherry

Prunus avium 'Kristin'
  • Summary
  • Hardiness Zone & More

Kristin Dark Sweet Cherry is known for being one of the hardiest cherries. It does well in Zone 5 and in the milder parts of Zone 4. It has large dark purplish fruit approaching 1 inch, which is meaty, juicy and tasty. It is a good producer and is recommended for tough sweet cherry growing areas. It ripens early in the season with Schmidt, Van, and EMperor Francis.

Kristin was developed at the New York Experiment Station in Geneva, NY and well tested as far as Montana and Norway. It was named in Norway where it did so well, so it is a world traveler.

Height
10-16
Spread
10-14
Zone
4-8
Color
Blackish-red
Categories
Cold Hardy Varieties
Tags
Early bloomingExcellent pollinizerPollinizer neededCrack resistanceLarge fruitAverage vigor

Disease Resistance
Fruit Characteristics
Growth Rate/Habit
Harvest Period
Other Attributes
  Sweet
Site Requirements
  Full Sun
Skill Required