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Bing Sweet Cherry

Bing Sweet Cherry

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Bing Dark Sweet Cherry

Prunus avium 'Bing'

Grandpa's Choice™Bing Dark Sweet Cherry is a deep mahogany colored fruit that is firm and juicy. Known as the standard for flavor, it has meaty, purple flesh. Bing has a moderate cracking tendency, and is recommended for areas with less rainfall during harvest season.

Height

12-16 Feet

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Spread

10-14 Feet

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Hardiness Zone

5-8

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Item # Description Price
372 Bing Cherry on Standard (Mazzard) root, Extra-Large size 5/8" up caliper grade $25.99 Add to Cart

Prunus avium 'Bing'
Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

Bing will do best in areas that do not have frequent rains during harvest season, as it is prone to cracking. Protect from birds when ripening. The tree is healthy and sturdy. Bing is a mid-season bloomer and will pollinate with most varieties except Royal Anne, Napoleon, or Emperor Francis.

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A Little History about Bing Dark Sweet Cherry

Introduced in 1850. The leading commercial sweet cherry in the Western United States.

Prunus avium 'Bing' Characteristics & Attributes

Bloom Character
Early blooming
Excellent pollinizer
Pollinizer needed
Fruit Characteristics
Small fruited
Freestone
Growth Rate/Habit
Average vigor
Spreading habit
Upright habit
Harvest Period
Early season
Concentrated harvest
Other Attributes
Grandpa's Choice™
Sweet
Short shelf-life
Site Requirements
Winter hardy
Full Sun
Frost Sensitive
Skill Required
Average skill
Uses
Cooking or baking
Canning or freezing
High dessert quality