Montmorency cherry is the most popular cherry variety in the USA! This compact tree bears armloads of ripe, tangy, red cherries, which make mouthwatering, succulent pies and cobblers. Originates from Montmorency Valley, France circa 1600s, introduced to the U.S. in the 1800s. Cold-hardy. Ripens in mid-June. Self-pollinating.
The Montmorency Cherry Tree (Prunus cerasus ‘Montmorency’) produces the United States most popular sour cherry. It is considered the very best cherry for making pies.
Cherries are a practical fruit for home orchards where climate and soil conditions are suitable. Once established, they require little maintenance and are reliable producers.
This highly prized cherry tree will welcome spring with brilliant, snow-white flowers in spring followed by a great number of clusters of red sour cherries in July.
The fruit is large sized with bright red skin. The flesh is amber and the juice is clear. Because it’s self fertile only one tree is needed to produce armloads of delicious, tangy cherries.
Montmorency cherry is extremely winter hardy and heavy bearing.
You will not be disappointed with this outstanding sour cherry. Grow the Montmorency cherry; it is the standard by which pie cherries are judged.
* Large & Bright Red
* U.S. Most Popular Sour Cherry
* Heavy Producer
* Cold Tolerant
Mature Height 12-15 feet with a 12-15 foot spread
3/4″ caliper, 5-6+ foot trees