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Royal Anne Sweet Cherry

Royal Anne Sweet Cherry

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Royal Anne Blush Sweet Cherry

Prunus avium 'Royal Anne'

Grandpa's Choice™ Royal Anne Blush Sweet Cherry is a very old French variety. It has large, firm, light yellow fruit with a beautiful rose blush. Is is considered one of the best for canning because of it's firm, juicy and sweet flesh. It does not tend to crack as much as other blush cherries and so is good for the eastern areas.


14-16 Feet



10-14 Feet


Hardiness Zone


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Item # Description Price
360 Royal Anne Sweet Cherry on Standard (Mazzard) root, Extra Large 5/8" up caliper grade $26.99 Add to Cart

Prunus avium 'Royal Anne'
Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

Royal Anne is a very consistent and productive cherry. It has a very hardy and tough tree. It is a very early bloomer, and requires another early to mid-season variety for good pollination, but does not cross pollinate with Emperor Francis, Ulster or Bing.

A Little History about Royal Anne Blush Sweet Cherry

Royal Anne is also known as Napoleon. Apparently when the settlers went West, they took Napoleon trees with them to plant on their homesteads, but during the trip someone forgot the name, but remembered it had something to do with "royalty". Apparently that person thought Napoleon was royal enough!

Prunus avium 'Royal Anne' Characteristics & Attributes

Bloom Character
Early blooming
Pollinizer needed
Fruit Characteristics
Large fruit
Growth Rate/Habit
Average vigor
Harvest Period
Early season
Other Attributes
Grandpa's Choice™
Very sweet
Site Requirements
Full Sun
Very hardy
Skill Required
Average skill
High dessert quality
Canning or freezing