Royal Crimson Cherry
Self-Pollinating, Low Chill Cherry Royal Crimson Cherry
- Loads of Fresh Wweet/Tart Fruit!
- No Pollinator Needed
- Super-Low Chill Requirements - Only 150-300 Chill Hours Needed
- Great Addition to the Home Orchard
Royal Crimson Cherries (Prunus avium 'Royal Crimson') are new on the home gardener scene and have many cherry-lovers jumping up and down with joy. You see, Royal Crimson has one of the lowest chill requirements of any cherry tree available on the market - only 150-300 hours of chill time needed.
This is a low chill cherry variety that people have been waiting for. It can be planted right next to your Orange tree.
This means that places that were previously unable to grow cherry trees that actually produced edible fruit are about to bust wide open with some of the sweet/tartest cherries on the market! We're looking at you Southern California, and you Texas, and you, well, anyplace that doesn't get that cold, but cold enough!
If you guys aren't jumping for joy yet, then this might help - Royal Crimson doesn't need a pollinator either! It is self-fertile so that you can have loads of fresh fruit even if you only have room for one tree! Hello urban gardener! (Also, if you're one of the many Southerners who've tried Mini Royal or Royal Lee but they didn't 'take' like you'd have liked, then you'll be happy to know that Royal Crimson will pollinate both and give you more yield you had before!)
Don't let warmer winters keep you from growing delicious cherries in your own backyard. Royal Crimson has opened the door to give you fresh fruit for life! Order yours from us 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||.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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|Botanical Name||Prunus avium 'Royal Crimson'|
|Mature Height||15 - 18 feet|
|Mature Spread||12 - 15 feet|
|Sun Exposure||Full Sun|
|Soil Type||Must be well drained|
|Moisture||Evenly moist to establish|
|Fruiting Time||Early Summer|