Exposure: Full Sun
Mature Size: 13′ H X 10′ W
Bloom Time: Spring
Description: An early bloomer with large dark red to black cherries that are sweet and slightly astringent; fruit matures in late summer to early fall and excellent for fresh eating and processing; vigorous and hardy.
Ornamental Features: Fragrant white flowers. Green foliage. Leaves turn yellow in fall. The dark red fruits are held in abundance, which are excellent for cooking and baking and making jams and jellies. Self-pollinating.
Landscape Attributes: Deciduous tree with a more or less rounded form. Best pruned in late winter. It is a good choice for attracting birds to your yard.
(Trees, Shrubs and Perennials labelled Zone 2 or 3 are consistently hardy enough to survive in Calgary, Okotoks and surrounding areas)