The most popular sweet cherry variety, known for producing exceptionally large, dark mahogany fruit that is firm, sweet and juicy. Excellent for eating fresh, canning or preserves. Grafted onto vigorous, disease resistant Mahaleb Cherry rootstock. Plant a pollenizer such as Stella or Rainier for best production. Recommended winter chill: 700 - 900 hours. Deciduous.
Common Name: Bing Sweet Cherry
Botanical Name: Prunus avium 'Bing'
Watering Needs:Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Average landscape size:Reaches 15 to 20 feet tall and wide; often pruned to maintain smaller size.
Special features:Attracts Butterflies, Bird Friendly, Edible, Fall Color, Improved Disease Resistance
Flower attributesShowy Flowers
Garden styleCottage, Rustic