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Sweetheart™Dark Sweet Cherry

Prunus avium 'Sweetheart™'

Sweetheart™ is very precocious dark red sweet cherry that is self-fertile.  The fruit ripens very late.  Sweetheart can tend to over-produce, so pruning to reduce the crop may be necessary.  It is self-fertile.


Height

10-15 Feet

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Spread

10-12 Feet

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Hardiness Zone

5-9

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Item # Description Price
3821 Sweetheart Dark Sweet Cherry on Semi-Dwarf (MaxMa) Root - Large 1/2-5/8" caliper grade $31.99 Add to Cart
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A Little History about Sweetheart™Dark Sweet Cherry

Sweetheart™ is a cross between Van and Newstar and came from the Summerland, BC breeding program.

Prunus avium 'Sweetheart™' Characteristics & Attributes

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