Your Black Tartarian is an old variety of dark, sweet Cherry (Prunus avium 'Black Tartarian') that has remained a favorite among homeowners for the pollination it provides many cherry varieties as well as superior fruit and dependable high yields. If you're looking for a pretty tree that will provide years of delicious fruit with little effort, then the Black Tartarian is for you!
Beginning in the spring this cherry tree will come alive with an abundance of white, fragrant flowers. The clusters of 5-petaled beauties veritably cover the branches with their pristine splendor.
As the flowers fade, the Black Tartarian will fill out with shiny green leaves and begin to form the fruit that your tree is most prized for. The foliage is handsome with oval leaves, with toothed edges, and a sharp pointed tip, retaining their waxy dark-green color all season.
Remember though, that one of the best features of your Black Tartarian is its outstanding fruit! By early to mid-summer, you'll be able to pause under your tree's pyramidal canopy and reach up for a sun-warmed, sweet snack that will tantalize your taste buds.
The Black Tartarian Cherry is about 1-inch in size with a deep-purple hue. The flesh is dark red, dense, very juicy and sweet. The stone comes loose easily from the cherry, so even if you're pitting the cherries for use in a culinary dish, you won't have to work very hard.
You can plant with several other cherry varieties and enjoy an extended summer harvest.
The Black Tartarian Cherry is a beautiful-looking tree that provides excellent fruit and acts as an excellent pollinator for many cherry varieties.
A large-sized tree that fills your yard or orchard, Black Tartarian will add dramatic presence to your landscape, and be able to take advantage of its many outstanding features!
You'll be amazed by the number of butterflies who have come to dance among the blossoms. It's a beautiful experience of nature in all her glory! Have a picnic beneath the blooming branches in spring for your own Cherry Blossom Festival, or bask beneath its shade with a good book in the summer as you watch your harvest ripen.
Fantastic ornamental trees for front yard specimens and edible landscaping, these are beautiful all year-round. Plant as a focal point in the front yard or fill a side yard with stunning beauty.
Easily prunedsmaller to tuck into smaller gardens and orchards, these provide great shade for your Perennial beds, patios and seating areas, where you can easily reach out and pluck a few juicy fruits to snack on.
With the pits easily removing from the fruit, you’ll readily enjoy these fresh, or turn them into wonderful sauces and preserves! Incredibly healthy, both the fruit and juice are loaded with benefits and antioxidants!
Requiring full sun, with at least 6 hours of direct sunlight per day for the most blooms and best fruit, these trees are hardy in USDA growing zones 5-7.
Best in consistently moist, well-drained soils, be sure to plant in an organically enriched medium with Nature Hills Root Booster for a life-long symbiotic relationship with the tiny feeder roots.
A generous layer of mulch helps retain soil moisture as well as insulate the root system from heat and chill.
The Black Tartarian is hardy and disease resistant, tolerant of most conditions and easy for even the novice gardener to grow. Bearing fruit at an early age, you won’t wait long for your first harvest.
Considering the stellar benefits of the Black Tartarian Cherry tree, you won't want to miss including at least one of these in your own home orchard. Order one at NatureHills.com today!
Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.
Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!
Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.
|Young Plants to 18 Months|
|2"x2"x3"||Ranges from||.18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume|
|4.5" Container||Equal to||.65 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume|
|Sprinter Pot||Equal to||.63 dry quart / .69 dry liter in volume|
|4" Container||Ranges from||.31 to .87 / .35 to .96 dry liter in volume|
|6" Container||Equal to||1.4 dry quarts / 1.59 dry liters in volume|
|1 Quart||Equal to||1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume|
|5.5" Container||Equal to||1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x5"||Ranges from||.8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x6"||Ranges from||1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x9"||Ranges from||1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x10"||Ranges from||1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old|
|2 Quart||Equal to||2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume|
|#1 Container||Ranges from||2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume|
|5"x5"x12"||Equal to||3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 2 - 4 Years Old|
|#2 Container||Ranges from||1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume|
|#3 Container||Ranges from||2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 3 - 5 Years Old|
|#5 Container||Ranges from||2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume|
|#7 Container||Ranges from||5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume|
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|Brand||Nature Hills' Choice|
|Botanical Name||Prunus avium 'Black Tartarian'|
|Mature Height||30 - 35 feet|
|Sun Exposure||Full Sun|
|Soil Type||Widely adaptable|
|Foliage Color||Glossy Green|
|Harvest Time||Mid Season|
|Fruiting Time||3 - 5 years|
|When To Prune||Late Winter|