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Meteor Tart Cherry

Prunus cerasus 'Meteor'
  • Summary
  • Hardiness Zone & More

Meteor is a natural genetic dwarf that will grow about half as much as other tart cherries. It produces a nice, tart, juicy, meaty pie cherry that resembles Montmorency. It is extremely hardy. It blooms and ripens a week after after Montmorency.

Meteor is a cross of Montmorency with a Russian variety, thus gaining its extreme hardiness. It was introduced in 1952 from University of Minnesota.

Height
8-12
Spread
8-12
Zone
3-8
Color
Bright red
Categories
Cherry - Tart Varieties
Tags
Late bloomingSelf-fertileMedium size fruitCompact habitEarly to bearSpreading habit

Bloom Character
Fruit Characteristics
Growth Rate/Habit
Harvest Period
Other Attributes
  Very tart
Site Requirements
  Full Sun
Skill Required