Large, gorgeous purplish-red fruit with a luscious
balance of high sugars and a complement
of acids. High flesh-to-pit ratio—great for pies,
preserves, juice, dried fruit and eating fresh.
Yields up to 20-30 pounds in its fifth year. Easy
to grow and maintain at only 6 1/2 ft. tall.
Grows on its own roots, so you get no suckers.
Extreme cold hardiness and few disease and
pest problems, this variety requires No Sprays!
Hardy to zone 2b. However, due to the newness
of this cultivar, regional testing has not
been completed, so no data as to Southern
adaptability is available. Remember that our
Satisfaction Guarantee applies to Carmine
Jewel. Self-pollinating. Ships in 3" pots.
This item ships only in the spring.
If our spring shipping season is closed your order will be shipped the following spring.
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|Zones: 2b – Unknown- Southern zones have not been as of yet evaluated (-45)|
Height: 6 ˝ ft
Depth: Same as the soil line in the pot
Sun/Shade: full sun
Yield: 8-18 pounds, 4-8 kg per plant
Foliage: Glossy green, oval to obovate in shape with pointed tips and serrated edges
Blooms: Mid to late May
Fruit: 3.5 grams, 5/8”, deep crimson. This is a sour cherry.
Comments: Smooth deep crimson fruit does not split, small round pit with high flesh to pit ratio. Sweet- tart flavor with a BRIX of 14%. Developed at the University of Saskatchewan, bred for better fruit quality and flavor, increased cold hardiness, dwarf size plant that make maintenance easier. Disease and insect pest pressure is low, good choice for organic production. Large petals, glossy green leaves, gentle weeping habit and colorful fruit allow Carmine Jewel to double as an ornamental