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- The Minnie Royal is a red sweet cherry tree that produces fruit in the mild Winter climates of Southern California. Since much less cold weather is needed to produce Minnie Royal, the tree is good in many areas of Los Ange...
- The only low-chill, self-pollinating sweet cherry tree to produce sweet and juicy red cherries in warm climates like Los Angeles.
- This medium-sized red cherry is very firm with an excellent flavor. Very low chilling requirement, excellent pollinator for Minnie Royal. Pollinated by Minnie Royal. 200 to 300 hours. (Pat. No.12417) (Zaiger)
- Sour Cherry trees, contrary to their counterpart cherries, produce smaller and pleasantly tart fruits that do not require much cold to produce in even mild Winter climates like in Los Angeles and Orange County. The tree pr...
Cherry trees are beautiful. They produce White Spring Blossoms and Summer Harvests. Cherry trees are small and deciduous, they lose their leaves in the winter. Our collection of cherry trees are low chill. This means they will bloom and produce fruit in mild winter climates. Plant in the morning sun and afternoon shade in cites like Los Angeles, Glendale, Burbank, and the San Fernando Valley. Cherry trees grow well in full sun near the coast. In mild climate areas such as Malibu, Santa Monica, and mild climates areas like Beverly Hills.
Sour Cherry Tree produce consistently in all areas. They do not need as much winter cold temperature as the sweet cherry. Plant in the morning Sun and Afternoon shade when planted inland where Summers are very hot.This is to prevent Sunburn leaves under high intense light conditions.
The minnie lee and Royal Lee cherry are known low chill cherry trees. These popular trees are great for mild winter climates. Although their Spring blossoms can be seen readily, a sudden rise in temperature under the Summer destroys flowers. Plant in a location that receives morning sun and partial afternoon shade to have the best chance to harvest sweet cherries.
The very popular Bing Cherry needs over 700 hours chill. Grow bing cherries in cold winter climates such as Lancaster and Apple Valley in the Mohave Desert.
Plant Care Information
How To Fertilize
Fruit trees and edible plants need nutrients to grow. This is called fertilizer and comes in different forms. Use organic manure, bone meal, blood meal, and humus based fertilizers. Apply fertilizers like manure along with a bone meal, humus based phosphorus fertilizer (1-2-2) NPK ratio in the late winter, right before spring growth. Reapply with organic high nitrogen (2-1-1) or fertilizers with a 1-1-1 NPK as directed by the label during the Spring and Summer growing season. Do not fertilize in the Fall, new growth at this time will be thin, lanky, and weak.1
Sun Exposure: Full Sun
test. Full sun in mild summer climates or Afternoon shade in areas with hot summer climates.