Rainier Cherry

Hardiness Zones: 5 - 9
Average shipping height: 3' - 4'
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  • Bare Root
    Member Price $22.99
    Reg. Price $29.99
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This golden-yellow cherry is regarded as the best of its kind. The Rainier cherry tree is known for its fragrant white flowers in the mid-spring, and its large production of exceptionally sweet cherries. Rainier cherries are an excellent choice for canning or preserves.

  • Produces large, golden-yellow cherries with a firm, creamy-white flesh
  • Begins to bear fruit in 4–5 years 
  • Produces clusters of fragrant white flowers along the branches
  • Requires cross-pollination with a variety of the same bloom time — we suggest Bing
  • Requires 700 chill hours

Spacing Guide for Fruit Trees

The Rainier Cherry Grows in zones 5 - 9

Your Tree’s Personality



Growth Speed


Mature Height

20' - 30'

Mature Spread

20' - 30'

Shipping Height

3' - 4'

Scientific Name

Prunus avium 'Rainier'

Sun Preference

Full Sun

Soil Preference

Sandy, Well Drained, Moist, Loamy

Wildlife Value

A variety of birds and mammals relish the cherries. The foliage is browsed.

Planting Instructions

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