Cornelian Cherries

‘Elegant’
Cornelian Cherry
‘Elegant’
450 Cornus mas Selected for good fresh-eating flavor. 1¼" fruit has slender elongated shape. Begins ripening late August in Maine. Best eaten out of hand. Z4/5. read more
‘Pioneer’
Cornelian Cherry
‘Pioneer’
451 Cornus mas More tart than Elegant but better for processing. Fruits mature to about 1½" long and have a pronounced fat pear shape. Firm flesh is easy to pit. Z4/5. read more

Nanking Cherries

Nanking Cherry
Nanking Cherry
Nanking Cherry
491 Prunus tomentosa 6-10' x same. Broad dense highly ornamental fruiting shrub blooms early. Excellent hedge and edible landscape plant. Plant two or more for pollination. Z2. read more

Pie Cherries

English Morello
Pie Cherry
English Morello
281 Prunus cerasus Summer. Very dark red-black-skinned pie cherry. Dark red flesh and juice. Recommended for pies and all other cookery. Z4/5. read more
Evans
Pie Cherry
Evans
282 Prunus cerasus Mid-Late Summer. Morello-type pie cherry excellent for eating, jams, jellies, pies, dark red juice and wine. Naturally dwarf tree. Z3. read more
Garfield Plantation
Pie Cherry
Garfield Plantation
283 Prunus cerasus Summer. Heirloom pie cherry grows successfully in Aroostook County. Similar to Montmorency. Hardy, productive, long-lived, disease resistant. Z3. read more
Mesabi
Pie Cherry
Mesabi
284 Prunus cerasus Summer. Red skin and lighter red flesh with clear juice. Sweeter than other pie cherries. Recommended for sauce and pies. Z4. read more
Montmorency
Pie Cherry
Montmorency
285 Prunus cerasus Summer. Most famous of all pie cherries. Firm-fleshed bright red fruit makes a clear light pink juice. Z3/4. read more
Pie Cherry
North Star
286 Prunus cerasus Summer. Large roundish heart-shaped pie cherry with dark glistening mahogany-red skin. Morello-type that can be eaten fresh when ripe. A natural dwarf. Z3. read more

Sweet Cherries

Sweet Cherry
Lapins
274 Prunus avium Summer. Large sweet fruit. Vigorous, productive, upright; bears consistently in central Maine. Self-pollinating, but benefits from second variety. Z4. read more
Sweet Cherry
Leningrad
275 Prunus avium Summer. Good-quality dark red fruit. Survived –30° with minimal winterkill in central Maine. Vigorous. Requires second variety for pollination. Z4. read more
Sweet Cherry
Rainier
276 Prunus avium Summer. Classic dessert cherry. Very large. Good fresh or canned. One of the hardiest sweet cherries. Requires second variety for pollination. Z5. read more
Sweet Cherry
Stella
277 Prunus avium Midsummer. Hardy good-quality self-fertile sweet cherry with juicy medium-firm black flesh. Self-pollinating, and will pollinate other sweet cherries. Z5. read more
Sweet Cherry
Van
278 Prunus avium Summer. Dark Bing-type fruit. Later than other varieties. Heavy annual crops. Strong vigorous upright tree. Excellent pollinator. Z5, maybe Z4. read more