The Orchard at
Sage Hen Farm:
Cherries

Hewes Crab blossom

At Sage Hen Farm in Lodi, NY, our orchard is mostly apple trees, but we have cherries and other fruit trees, as well. Pears, Peaches& Plums are on their own pages.



Cherries
Variety
Origin
Date
Fruit Size & Flavor Skin Flesh

Bloom

Harvest

Rootstock
&
Hardiness
 Year Merits & Faults
Balaton
Hungary, tested in Michigan
introduced to US in 1984, commerically released in 2001
large
sweet-tart
dark burgundy plump, firm May 3 to May 20
mid-July
Krymsk 6

to z4

2007
self-fertile
Evans (Bali)
Alberta, 1978
Evans cherry tree Evans cherries
large
sweet-tart
bright red  

May 7 to May 18


1st & 2d wk of July
Evans
to z3

2005
vigorous growth, heavy cropper, natural dwarf
Meteor
(Montmorency x Vladimir)
Minn, 195
2
Meteor cherry tree Meteor cherries
medium
tart
bright red yellow, meaty, juicy, semi-firm, small pit, freestone

May 7 to May 21


1st & 2d wk of July
Mazzard
to z3

2005
medium-sized tree, vigorous growth
Montmorency
France, before 1600
medium large
tart
bright red yellow, firm

May 1 to May 20


late June/1st wk of July
Mazzard
to z3

2006
Tree: medium-sized upright-spreading; early bearer; very productive; disease resistant.

For cherries, large is 1" or more, medium around 3/4 inch.


 

This page written and maintained by John R. Henderson [orchard @ sagehenfarmlodi.com].
Last modified: May 23, 2016
URL: http://www.sagehenfarmlodi.com/cherries.html