Can cherry trees be espaliered?

Answer Cherry trees can be espaliered, or trained. Doing so helps a young tree to produce fruit earlier and helps to support heavy fruit-laden branches. It also makes spraying or picking easier. Pruning s... Read More »

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Cross Pollination of Wild Cherry Trees & Bing Cherry Trees?

Wild---or sweet---cherry (Prunus avium) and tart cherry ( Prunus cesarus) trees are the world's main cherry species. While they cannot pollinate each other, tree varieties within each species cross... Read More »

How do I winterize cherry trees?

PruningPrune the cherry trees in the late fall or early winter, when the tree goes into dormancy. Remove dead branches, crossing branches or weak looking twigs.SpraySpray the branches and trunk of ... Read More »

How do I grow cherry trees?

PlantingCreate a hole slightly large than the root ball. Locate the graft--the place where the scion and rootstock meet--on your cherry tree. It bulges about 3 to 4 inches from the base of the truc... Read More »

How do I fertilize cherry trees?

MeasureMeasure the diameter of the cherry tree one foot above the soil. Apply the cherry tree with 1/8 pound of nitrogen per diameter inch.CalculateCalculate how much nitrogen you need by dividing ... Read More »