(Prunus avium) We've been dabbling in sweet cherries, but so have the local deer. Zone 5 is borderline for these varieties, so we're not holding our breath.   

  • Health Benefits
    Cherries have anti-inflammatory properties.    
  • Best eaten as                       
    Sweet cherries are great right off the tree.  
  • Pests
    Deer go right for the cherry blossoms. We have a fence up now, but our trees really suffered. 
  • Year planted / Source
    2 plants 2018 (Raintree) 
  • Cultivars
    Kristin and Black Gold