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Sour Cherry Seed

Description

Latin Name: Prunus x eminens

DESCRIPTION

Family: Rosaceae

Native Range: Eurasia

Seed Source: 'Carmine Jewel' sour cherry orchard near Lumsden, Saskatchewan

Height and Spread: 2m x 2m

Overview: In the 1970s the University of Saskatchewan imported and began evaluating P. cerasus x P. fruticosa hybrids from the Siberian Botanical Garden. From this population, the Carmine Jewel cultivar was selected. This seed strain is an open-pollinated seed collected from Carmine Jewel plants.

Fruit: A single-seeded small cherry.

Average number of seeds/packet: 100

SEED TREATMENT / SOWING

Stratification: 90 days cold stratification at 5C

Ideal Sowing Time: Non-stratified seed outdoors in July (will germinate the following spring) or stratified seed in late May.

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

Growing Conditions: Grows best on light to medium soils in full sunlight.

AGROFORESTRY VALUE

Use in Ecobuffers and wildlife habitat plantings. Berries are relished by many songbirds and shrubs provide nesting and roosting cover. The cherries can be preserved as jelly or dried.

 

 

Sour Cherry Seed

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Latin Name: Prunus x eminens DESCRIPTION Family: Rosaceae Native Range: Eurasia Seed Source: 'Carmine Jewel' sour cherry orchard near Lumsden, Saskatchewan... Read more

$19.00

    Description

    Latin Name: Prunus x eminens

    DESCRIPTION

    Family: Rosaceae

    Native Range: Eurasia

    Seed Source: 'Carmine Jewel' sour cherry orchard near Lumsden, Saskatchewan

    Height and Spread: 2m x 2m

    Overview: In the 1970s the University of Saskatchewan imported and began evaluating P. cerasus x P. fruticosa hybrids from the Siberian Botanical Garden. From this population, the Carmine Jewel cultivar was selected. This seed strain is an open-pollinated seed collected from Carmine Jewel plants.

    Fruit: A single-seeded small cherry.

    Average number of seeds/packet: 100

    SEED TREATMENT / SOWING

    Stratification: 90 days cold stratification at 5C

    Ideal Sowing Time: Non-stratified seed outdoors in July (will germinate the following spring) or stratified seed in late May.

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

    Growing Conditions: Grows best on light to medium soils in full sunlight.

    AGROFORESTRY VALUE

    Use in Ecobuffers and wildlife habitat plantings. Berries are relished by many songbirds and shrubs provide nesting and roosting cover. The cherries can be preserved as jelly or dried.

     

     

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