Attention Seed Buyers from the United States Only

You must now obtain a 'Small Lots of Seed' Permit
This permit can be obtained free of charge through the APHIS-USDA website.
 https://www.aphis.usda.gov/aphis/ourfocus/planthealth/import-information/permits/plants-and-plant-products-permits/plants-for-planting/small-lots-seed.
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'Crimson' Pin Cherry

    Description

    Latin Name: Prunus pensylvanica

    DESCRIPTION

    Family: Rosaceae

    Native Range: Native to most of the forested regions of Canada.

    Seed Source: Pin cherry seed block, near Indian Head Saskatchewan.

    Height and Spread: 6m x 3m (5 years)

    Overview: 'Crimson' pin cherry seed strain is adapted to cold temperate dry climates. A pioneer plant quickly colonizing sites this seed strain produces small edible tart cherries.

    Fruits: A round single-seeded bright red cherry. About 150 seeds.

    SEED TREATMENT / SOWING

    Stratification: Pre-soak seed for 24 hours then stratify in moist sand (10 percent moisture) for 120 days at 5°C.

    Ideal sowing time: Non-pretreated seed outdoors in late September (will germinate the following spring) or stratified seed in spring.

    Sowing instructions: Outdoors - sow 2.0 cm deep, 50 seeds/meter; Greenhouse - sow 3 seeds per cell.

    Growing conditions: ’Crimson’ pin cherry grows well on a wide range of soils. As a colonizer, it will flourish on most disturbed sites. It prefers full sunlight.

    AGROFORESTRY VALUE

    'Crimson' pin cherry is used in farmstead and field shelterbelts, Ecobuffers, wildlife habitat plantings. It is an important component of multi-species Ecobuffers, nursing the seedlings of longer-lived species beneath them. Many song and game birds utilize this small tree for food and habitat. The cherries can be preserved as jelly or dried.

     

    'Crimson' Pin Cherry

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      Latin Name: Prunus pensylvanica DESCRIPTION Family: Rosaceae Native Range: Native to most of the forested regions of Canada. Seed Source: Pin... Read more

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        Description

        Latin Name: Prunus pensylvanica

        DESCRIPTION

        Family: Rosaceae

        Native Range: Native to most of the forested regions of Canada.

        Seed Source: Pin cherry seed block, near Indian Head Saskatchewan.

        Height and Spread: 6m x 3m (5 years)

        Overview: 'Crimson' pin cherry seed strain is adapted to cold temperate dry climates. A pioneer plant quickly colonizing sites this seed strain produces small edible tart cherries.

        Fruits: A round single-seeded bright red cherry. About 150 seeds.

        SEED TREATMENT / SOWING

        Stratification: Pre-soak seed for 24 hours then stratify in moist sand (10 percent moisture) for 120 days at 5°C.

        Ideal sowing time: Non-pretreated seed outdoors in late September (will germinate the following spring) or stratified seed in spring.

        Sowing instructions: Outdoors - sow 2.0 cm deep, 50 seeds/meter; Greenhouse - sow 3 seeds per cell.

        Growing conditions: ’Crimson’ pin cherry grows well on a wide range of soils. As a colonizer, it will flourish on most disturbed sites. It prefers full sunlight.

        AGROFORESTRY VALUE

        'Crimson' pin cherry is used in farmstead and field shelterbelts, Ecobuffers, wildlife habitat plantings. It is an important component of multi-species Ecobuffers, nursing the seedlings of longer-lived species beneath them. Many song and game birds utilize this small tree for food and habitat. The cherries can be preserved as jelly or dried.

         

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