Nanking Cherry Prunus tomentosa produces heavy crops of short stemmed, 1/2 inch red fruits.
Its tart, tangy flavor is somewhat like sour cherries.
Holds well on the shrub for 2 to 3 weeks after ripening.
Excellent for pies, jams, and jellies.
Vigorous, rounded, deciduous shrub drowse up to 10 feet tall. Has soft green foliage.
White or pinkish blossoms bloom profusely in the spring. Can be used as a dwarfing rootstock for other cherries but does tend to sucker excessively.
Makes a nice windbreak or southwest injury protecting shrub.
Wildlife enjoys this fruit.
Seedling fruit can be variable and range in color and sugar levels.
2 foot bare root seedlings
Choose single plant or packs of 3.