Skeena Cherry - Prunus avium 'Skeena' PBR0319

Large round fruit with dark red to black skin. Very firm, sweet flesh. Good resistance to rain splitting. Thick stems hold up well in storage. Very productive. Self fertile. Very productive. Fragrant white flowers in early spring. A 1997 Summerland Research Station, BC introduction.

Water Needs: 
Moderate
Foliage Color: 
Green
Flower Attributes: 
Fragrant
Showy Flowers
Landscape Uses: 
Specimen
Garden Styles: 
Cottage
Traditional
Light Needs: 
Full Sun
Height: 
20-30'
Spread: 
10-20'
Flower Colors: 
White
Flower Seasons: 
Spring
Special Features: 
Edible
Fall Colour
Growth Habits: 
Round
Upright
Cold Hardiness: 
Zone 5
Average: 3.3 (13 votes)

Water regularly as needed. Feed in spring with an all purpose fertilizer prior to new spring growth. Prune when young to create an open branching structure that allows for even light distribution and more consistent ripening of fruit. Prune broken or damaged limbs. 

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