Types of Cherry Trees:
The Van Cherry Tree.
The Van Cherry Tree is an ornamental, fruit bearing tree. It is a cold hardy tree. The Van cherry tree grows to a height about 6 and half meters.
English Morello cherry tree bears fruit that are tart and well suited for cooking and baking, and also used for making brandies and liquers.
The Rainier Cherry Tree.
The Rainier cherry tree is very popular for the bright flowers of the spring season, and the abundant fruit at during the late summer. Rainier cherries are yellow I color, with a tint of red or pink. Rainier cherry trees can grow up to ten meters in height. They are easy to care for.
Early Richmond Cherry Tree.
The Cherry, Early Richmond is a sour cherry available in late spring. It bears fruit that are samll round, bright red cherries with acidic flavor. The Early Richmond cherry tree fruit are great for using in cooking and abaking.
Some tips to plant cherry tree
Do some more research and reading unless you have previous experience with growing cherry trees in your current area. Study and learn, and ask someone who knows about cherry tree growing to help you get on the right track.
Also visit your local nursery or order a cherry tree online, whatever fits in to your situation. Cherry trees also need fruit protecting netting to protect them from birds during the summer season.
Have a plan for tree planting. Select a suitable sunny spot for the cherry tree to be planted in, consideration also given for the quality of the soil. Soils are not equal; they also sometimes need added compost, mulch or sand added to increase the nutrients of the soil and for sufficient drainage.
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The Hole should be big enough for a tree plant, about 30-40cm diameter pot plant or a burlap plant. Plant the tree in the hole, fill with layers of compost rich soil and tap down the soil to secure the tree firmly upright. Water well after the tree is securely in place, and if it is a smaller tree plant a peg for support and protection.
Cherry trees can be planted either in late summer autumn, or the spring season. The important consideration should be given to the specific location and climate, seasons usually are fairly predictable from the general trend over the previous years.