Nanking cherry (Prunus tomentosa) – UNAVAILABLE

Full sun to part shade. Zones 2 – 7. Might not fruit well in extremely hot areas.


Adapted to a wide range of soils. Requires good drainage.


A multiple-stemmed bush cherry from 6 to 10 feet tall. Beautiful, slightly fuzzy foliage and beautiful dark reddish bark for winter interest. Whitish-pink cherry flowers in March followed by delicious small bright red cherries in late May to early June.

Two seedlings required for pollination. Plant them 6-30 feet apart.


Great as a specimen, hedge, or foundation plant. Wonderful wildlife food and habitat plant.

Because the Nanking cherry flowers and fruits so early, Chuck has been successful growing them under oak trees, which leaf out later.


The small sweet/tart, juicy red cherries are the first bush fruit of the season to ripen and are quite tasty for fresh eating or processing. We love this fruit and are always excited when they begin to ripen up. You’ll have to race your wildlife for these tasty beauties.


$25.00/2 gal, $30.00/3 gal

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