Lambert Sweet Cherry Tree
Very Dark Red Fruit Lambert Sweet Cherry Tree
- Late Season
- 800 Chill Hours
- Nearly Black, Heart-Shaped Fruit
- Bright, Rich Flavor
- Extremely Productive and Reliable
- Popular for Commercial Production, Easily Grown at Home
- Wonderful Heirloom Variety for the Pacific Northwest
One of the most dependable and productive Sweet Cherries, Lambert (Prunus avium 'Lambert') is a wonderful addition to the home garden. You'll love the look—and the taste—of these large, firm cherries.
Deep, dark red, and heart-shaped, Lambert are excellent fresh eating sweet cherries. Capture the incredible taste by canning them for use later in the year.
This beloved variety has been grown and enjoyed for 150 years. Get your hands on this special selection.
Order Lambert Sweet Cherry tree from the expert growers at Nature Hills today. You'll be so glad you did, and so will your family, friends and neighbors!
How to Use Lambert Sweet Cherry Tree in the Landscape
All across the country, homeowners are re-discovering the earthy pleasure of growing fruiting plants in their landscape. Edible landscaping is a long-lasting trend that makes the most of your soil and sunshine.
Lambert Sweet Cherry is a pretty tree in its own right. With lovely spring blooms and the knockout, deep, dark fruit set, you'll always have something to study and appreciate.
Trust us, you might even find yourself getting giddy with anticipation of your annual crop! There are a million ways to get the most from a sweet cherry. Pies, preserves, fruit leather, as a healthy sweetener in sauces and fresh from the tree, of course.
Plant a group of 2 or 3 varieties that will pollinate each other and extend the harvest season. Van, Black Tartarian, and Rainier will all work to pollinate Lambert.
Please note that neither Bing Cherry, nor Royal Ann Cherry will pollinate Lambert.
#ProPlantTips for Care
Plant your Lambert in full sun and well-drained soil. It should thrive with at least 6 hours of direct sunlight a day. The more sun, the better!
If you need to improve the drainage of your soil, create a raised bed or mound. Add additional soil to 18 inches high and 3 feet wide. You'll plant directly in that mound.
Ensure that the planting site has plenty of air circulation for the best results. Don't plant too close to structures or in low-lying areas that might trap air.
Morning sun will quickly dry off the overnight dew. The drying power of the morning sun keeps your plants healthy.
Provide a moderate amount of water on a regular basis. Mulch to a depth of 3 inches and spread to 3 feet outside the canopy.
Sculpt your fruit trees with horizontal or 45 degree angled scaffolding branches. Careful management will improve the health and productivity of your tree.
Summer prune your Cherry trees to keep them under 10 feet tall. This is called size control pruning, and it makes harvest and netting for birds a lot easier.
Watch our YouTube channel for tips and tricks on backyard orchard culture!
You'll love the rich, sparkling taste of homegrown Lambert Sweet Cherries. Order yours today!
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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 'Lambert'|
|Mature Height||15 - 18 feet|
|Mature Spread||12 - 15 feet|
|Sun Exposure||Full Sun|
|Soil Type||Well Drained|
|Harvest Time||Mid Season|