cherry 'Sunburst'

cherry 'Sunburst'

gisela 5 11lt (bush) £59.99
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<UL><LI><B>Position:</B> full sun<LI><B>Soil:</b> deep, moist but well-drained soil<LI><B>Rate of growth:</b> fast-growing<li><b>Ultimate size on Gisela 5 rootstock:</b> 3 x 3m (10x10ft)<LI><B>Flowering period:</B> April to May<LI><B>Hardiness:</b> fully hardy<BR><BR>A vigorous tree, which is upright at first but later spreading as it matures. The white flowers appear in mid-spring and these are followed by very large, near-black cherries (darker than Stella) from mid July. It is a popular, self-fertile, sweet cherry - and the large fruit have a gorgeous flavour. The plants we sell in a 10lt pot are around 1.2 - 1.5m tall and 2 years old at the moment and will usually start to produce fruit in their third or fourth year.<BR><BR><LI><B>Garden care:</B> When planting incorporate lots of well-rotted garden compost in the planting hole and stake firmly. <br>Stone fruits like the cherry should be lightly pruned in the summer because they are prone to a disease called Silver Leaf which enters through cuts. If you prune in late summer, the sap is slowing but is still running fast enoughenough to seal up any wounds. Lighlty prune to retain shape and remove any damaged, diseased or broken branches.</li></ul>

  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: deep, moist but well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: fast-growing
  • Ultimate size on Gisela 5 rootstock: 3 x 3m (10x10ft)
  • Flowering period: April to May
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    A vigorous tree, which is upright at first but later spreading as it matures. The white flowers appear in mid-spring and these are followed by very large, near-black cherries (darker than Stella) from mid July. It is a popular, self-fertile, sweet cherry - and the large fruit have a gorgeous flavour. The plants we sell in a 10lt pot are around 1.2 - 1.5m tall and 2 years old at the moment and will usually start to produce fruit in their third or fourth year.

  • Garden care: When planting incorporate lots of well-rotted garden compost in the planting hole and stake firmly.
    Stone fruits like the cherry should be lightly pruned in the summer because they are prone to a disease called Silver Leaf which enters through cuts. If you prune in late summer, the sap is slowing but is still running fast enoughenough to seal up any wounds. Lighlty prune to retain shape and remove any damaged, diseased or broken branches.

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