Fan trained Cherry trees are used against a wall; you will need not less than 180 x 180cm’s for a fan tree. Please note we do not supply ready trained trees; this Early Rivers cherry is a young tree suitable for training yourself, in situ. Such trees usually settle to cropping within 2 or 3 seasons. Dessert Cherries will usually require a sunny south or west facing aspect; the cooking variety ‘Morello’ can be used to utilize a less promising North or East facing aspect.
Early Rivers - Raised in the 1800’s in the UK, Early Rivers remains a good easy tog row variety with useful disease resistance. Its fruits are bright red and have a sweet dessert flavour; they are usually the first to ripen and can be enjoyed from mid June most seasons. A very good variety. Pollinates well with: