Sweetheart Cherry - Prunus avium 'Sweetheart'

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Medium sized bright red round fruit with firm juicy flesh. Fragrant white flowers early in spring. Very productive. Self fruitful. Ripens very late in the season. Great fresh or in cooking or baking. A Summerland Research Station, BC introduction in 1994.

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
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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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