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Ulster Dark Sweet Cherry

Ulster Dark Sweet Cherry

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Ulster Dark Sweet Cherry

Prunus avium 'Ulster'

Ulster is an excellent dark sweet cherry for the east and midwest. It is more crack tolerant than most varieties and the tree is quite hardy. It ripens in early mid-season and is large, crisp, sweet and tasty.


10-16 Feet



10-14 Feet


Hardiness Zone


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Item # Description Price
2247 Ulster Dark Sweet Cherry on Semi-Standard (Mahaleb) root, 2 year Large grade $34.99 Add to Cart
4011 Ulster Dark Sweet Cherry on Semi-Dwarf (Gisela 12) root, 2 Year Extra Large grade $38.99 Add to Cart

Prunus avium 'Ulster'
Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

Ulster is a hardy and productive tree and requires a pollinator other than Bing, Kristin, Emperor Francis or Royal Anne.

A Little History about Ulster Dark Sweet Cherry

Ulster was developed in Geneva, NY where many of the most popular dark sweet cherries for the eastern and mid-western US were developed. It was introduced in 1964.

Prunus avium 'Ulster' Characteristics & Attributes

Bloom Character
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
Juice or Cider
Canning or freezing
High dessert quality
Cooking or baking
Good for pies