Self-Pollinating Dwarf Carmine Jewel Cherry Bush
- Great Producer of Sweet-Tart Cherries
- Provides a Plentiful Yield Without Requiring a lot of Space
- Flourishes With Pink and White Spring Blossoms
- Hardy and Low-Maintenance
This dwarf cherry plant produces stunning berries with a big flavor! The Carmine Jewel Dwarf Cherry (Prunus fruticosa x Pr. cerasus) produces cherries that please fans of both tart cherries and sweet cherries. This prolific cherry bush provides you with an orchard's worth of flavor without taking up the space other cherry trees demand. In fact, you don't even need a whole lot of yard space to have your very own cherry tree that produces some real jewels.
If you've never tried Carmine Jewel cherries, most people would describe them as the perfect balance of sweet and mouth-puckeringly tart. These deep reddish purple fruits burst with delicious juices that isn't overly sour or too sweet. In fact, once people try these tasty cherries, they often refuse any other variety. And you don't have to worry about this plant keeping you waiting, its cherries ripen early.
And this amazing plant only requires a small portion of your real estate and time. This lovely dwarf tree is easy to care for and does not require another pollinator. Plant your Carmine Jewel Dwarf Cherry in full sun with its roots fully buried. It's a tenacious shrub that's known for its cold tolerance and extreme hardiness. It's also not prone to bugs or disease.
If you have a pot big enough, you can even keep your Carmine Jewel in a container. Its size and attractive foliage make it a wonderful ornamental. Just make sure you water it regularly, especially during the heat of summer.
You can increase the size and production of the Carmine Jewel Dwarf Cherry by planting a partner Carmine Jewel nearby. And this little plant produces a plethora of pink and white blooms in spring that cover its branches.
This little cherry tree will produce enough cherries for all of your recipes! The meaty flesh and small pit of these lovely cherries make them great for cherry pie, tarts, and cake topping. They also make delicious preserves, juice, or you can freeze them. If you really want to get creative, ferment some for wine or use them in your homemade ice cream.
You don't have to worry about running out of cherries if you decide to share them with your friends and family. One of these petite plants produces upwards of 15 pounds of cherries by the time it's established in its fourth year, and the following year should get you between 20 and 30 pounds of amazing cherries!
Don't pass up the opportunity to grace your garden with Carmine Jewel Dwarf Cherry. You'll love its amazing cherries that are full of antioxidants, and your neighbors and guests will admire its attractive size and shape.
This is a tough little shrub that is very easy to grow. It is extremely hardy and cold-resistant and is rarely bothered by pests or diseases. Since not a full-sized tree, it can easily double as an ornamental shrub in the landscape. The dark green foliage is beautiful all season. In the spring white and pink blossoms cover the bush. It is self-pollinating, so you don't need multiples to ensure a great harvest.
Carmine Jewel Dwarf Cherry is destined to be the jewel of your garden. Don't wait until we sell out, get yours today!
Buying Options for Plants
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.
- Popular sizes of select trees are 1 foot, 2 feet, 3 feet, etc.
- Popular sizes of select bare root plants is 1 foot, 18 inches, etc.
Nature Hills Container Size by Volume
|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||.655 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume|
|3.5" Container||Equal to||.67 dry quart / .74 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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|Botanical Name||Prunus fruticosa x cerasus|
|Mature Height||6 - 7 feet|
|Mature Spread||4 - 8 feet|
|Soil Type||Well Drained|
|Moisture||water carefully to establish, then as needed during dry periods. evenly moist during fruit development|
|Sun Exposure||Full Sun|