Cherries

Cherries - we grow a range of cherry trees to buy suited to growing in the British climate and grown on our fruit treeStella in late June nursery. All are dessert cherries ripening up from dark red to black.

Mostly grown on semi dwarf Gisela 5 rootstock, these appealing Cherries for sale are ideal for the garden and orchard. Plant in a sheltered sunny situation into a fertile soil. Only smaller 2-3' tall trees are available on this rootstock now at a reduced price. Plenty of buds and a good root system, they will quickly come into fruiting.

We are now introducing a few older varieties on vigorous Prunus F.12.1, an improved form of wild Cherry suitable for growing into standard trees as grown in the past. There is more information on the Cherry trees for sale at the bottom of this page.

Discount information - the following discounts apply on total order value, excluding carriage - 5% on 5+ trees, 10% on 10+ trees. Carriage based on quantity - see 'Delivery information' page for more details.

Cherry trees are dispatched between late November and early April when dormant.

Having ordered we will reserve and confirm your order before being in contact as soon as we can during the dormant season to arrange delivery or collection.

  • Merchant

    Merchant

    £12.00

    An earlier ripening dessert cherry. Heavy cropping. Fruits large becoming red black and of very good flavour. Pollinated by Stella, Lapins, Sunburst & Merton Glory. Pick time early July. A few smaller reduced price trees available now.

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  • Merton Glory

    Merton Glory

    £12.00

    A large sweet heart shaped white cherry with a red flush. Ripens early July. Not self fertile but can be pollinated by self fertile varieties Stella & Sunburst. A British bred variety being introduced in 1931. Smaller reduced price trees available now.

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  • Morello

    Morello

    £19.00

    A cooking variety. Dark red sharp cherries. Hardy and suitable for north and east facing aspects. Self fertile. Ripens late July. Only available as non organic trees on semi dwarfing Gisela rootstock.

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  • Napolean BiggareauNEW!

    Napolean Biggareau

    £19.00

    A very old variety that produces large heart shaped cherries that become deep red on its sun exposed side. The sweet, rich flesh is firm & white but reddens near its stone. Ripens late July. Pollinated by self fertile cherries including Stella & Sunburst. Offered on semi dwarfing Gisela 5 & vigorous Wild Cherry F12.1

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  • Penny (R)

    Penny (R)

    £12.00

    A recently introduced English cherry. Late ripening for a cherry in early August.. Large dark red cherries of high quality that are retained well by the tree. Pollinated by Summersun and other self fertile varieties. Smaller reduced price trees available now.

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  • Regina

    Regina

    £12.00

    A late season dessert cherry producing large dark red heart shaped fruits of good flavour. A hardy variety originating from Germany that grows well in most areas. Very productive. Has a spreading and weeping habit. Needs to be pollinated - Stella, Summersun, Sunburst are suitable pollinators. A few smaller reduced price trees available now.

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  • Stella

    Stella

    £19.00

    A well known dessert variety producing large dark red sweet juicy cherries in mid July. Very productive variety. Has the advantage of being self fertile. This photo was taken late June. By July the fruits will have become darker red.

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  • Summersun

    Summersun

    £12.00

    Produces large dark red sweet cherries. Good for growing in most parts of the UK. Partially self fertile. This photo was taken in late June. The cherries will continue to ripen and become darker red. Smaller reduced priced trees available now.

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  • Sunburst

    Sunburst

    £12.00

    A very productive Cherry. Produces dark red eating cherries of excellent taste ripening mid July. Good for growing in most parts of the UK. Compact growth. Self fertile and a good pollinator of other cherries. This photo was taken early/mid July. Smaller reduced prices trees available now.

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  • Black OliverNEW!

    Black Oliver

    £19.00

    A long established dessert cherry that arose in the West Midlands, areas of which became well known for their cherry growing. Produces medium sized cherries that ripen up to become black by early August. Dark red flesh sweet and juicy. Just grown on more vigorous Prunus F12.1 rootstock.

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  • WaterlooNEW!

    Waterloo

    £19.00

    Heart shaped fruit glossy red black in colour becoming almost black when ripe. Rich in flavour being juicy & sweet. Quite early to ripen in early July. Raised in 1815 and first fruited shortly after the Battle of Waterloo hence the name.

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  • Roundel HeartNEW!

    Roundel Heart

    £19.00

    Ripens early July to purplish black. Heart shaped cherries with red juicy flesh. Not self fertile but pollinated by any of the other varieties we grow on Prunus F12.1

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Cherries are the first of the fruit trees in the UK to crop from late June. Flowering in April and May they are soon into fruiting. A tree loaded with bright cherries is quite a sight. Pick earlier if you prefer cherries sharper or leave to ripen more on the tree.

Cherry tree growing has been revolutionised over recent years. The advent of more dwarf rootstocks has revived commercial growing meaning earlier fruiting, easier picking, pruning and protection. As a result of cherry breeding programmes in the UK, Canada & Europe new cherry tree varieties have been raised, including self fertile varieties such as Sunburst & Stella, that have doubled the size of fruits.