Montmorency Pie Cherry Tree

  • Botanical Name:Prunus cerasus ‘Montmorency’
  • Height:15 – 20 Feet
  • Spacing:20 feet
  • Depth:Plant with graft union 2 inches above the soil surface.
  • Spread:20 feet
  • Light Required:Full Sun
  • Pollinator:Self-pollinating.
  • Yield:Approximately 40-50 quarts at maturity.
  • Color:White
  • Size:Standard 2-4 Ft
  • Blooms:Mid Spring, Late Spring
  • Fruit:Medium large, bright red fruit with firm, yellow flesh.
  • Zone:4 – 8 (-20° F.)
  • Form:Tree, fruit, cherry, standard.
  • Flower Form:Small white flowers.
  • Soil Requirements:Loamy Soil, Sandy Soil
  • Growth Rate:Moderate growth rate.
  • Foliage:Dark green foliage.
  • Comments:Pie cherry. Fruit produces clear juice. Fruit is firm enough to hold shape during canning. Standard for pie cherries. Fruit has a rich, tart, and tangy flavor. Tree requires good drainage and aeration. Hardy to -40 degrees F. Sour and bush cherries will
This is the standard by which pie cherries are judged. Ripens in July with bright red fruit, amber flesh and clear juice. Dependable yields will fill plenty of pie shells! Self-pollinating. Zones 4-8.