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 Merton Glory 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.
Merton Glory is the earliest of the ‘white’ cherries with a pretty pink blushed cream skin and a near white interior. Exceptionally sweet, mild and divine flavour which has won it many devotees. For picking mid to late June. Has some crack resistance and one of the most satisfactory of the white cherries which is often grown by professionals and amateurs alike. A pollinator is required; here are some suggested varieties: