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 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 »

Kwanzan Cherry Trees?

Each spring photos and news footage of the annual Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington D.C crop up online, on television and in magazines. Tempting as it is to think the festival is related to the... Read More »

Diseases on Cherry Trees?

Cherry trees are susceptible to dangerous bacterial and fungal attacks. Many cherry tree diseases are difficult to treat once infection sets in, so early detection and preventative measures are cru... Read More »