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Sweetheart Cherry

Hardiness Zones: 5 - 7
Average shipping height: 3' - 5'
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  • Bare Root
    Member Price $22.99
    Reg. Price $29.99
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There’s so much to love about the Sweetheart Cherry tree. This tree boasts dark green leaves alongside stunning pink and white blossoms that bloom mid spring. These cherries are known for their sweet flavor, firmness, and bright red color. Sweetheart cherries are perfect fresh, frozen, or canned.

  • Produces a large crop of big and meaty cherries that ripen in the summer
  • Is self-fertile
  • Provides ornamental beauty all year long
  • Displays reddish dark-brown bark

This tree requires pruning. Pruning will help to prevent mildew and other fungal diseases. Recommended pruning time for the Sweetheart Cherry is in the late winter. Foliage should also remain as dry as possible – avoid overhead irrigation.

Spacing Guide for Fruit Trees

The Sweetheart Cherry Grows in zones 5 - 7

Your Tree’s Personality



Growth Speed


Shipping Height

3' - 5'

Scientific Name

Prunus avium 'Sweetheart'

Mature Height

7' - 10'

Mature Spread

7' - 10'

Sun Preference

Full Sun

Soil Preference

Loamy, Sandy, Well Drained, Rich

Wildlife Value

The cherries are eaten by a variety of birds and mammals. The leaves and branches are browsed.

Planting Instructions

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