Walden Heights Orchard

Hansen's Bush Cherry

Hansen's Bush Cherry

A Prunus besseyi selection by H.E. Hansen of th South Dakota Research Station. This is a bush sized plant, normally 4-5 foot. Fruit is for culinary use being a bit astringent for fresh eating. Precocious and productive. A good addition to wines and hard cider for its tannin contribution. Candidate for ornamental as well. Lives about 20 years.

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$18.00

Details

A Prunus besseyi selection by H.E. Hansen of th South Dakota Research Station. This is a bush sized plant, normally 4-5 foot. Fruit is for culinary use being a bit astringent for fresh eating. Precocious and productive. A good addition to wines and hard cider for its tannin contribution. Candidate for ornamental as well. Lives about 20 years.

Additional Information

Botanical Name prunus besseyi
Common Name bush cherry
Cold Hardiness Very Cold Hardy
Heirloom Status No
Geographic Origin asia
Fruit Uses Culinary, Cider, Juice, White Wine, Red Wine
Storage No
Harvest Season Summer
Bloom Time 2 required for pollination, will pollinate compass
Fruit Qualities astringent, black, juicy
Tree/Plant Qualities bush size 4-6 '
Planting Location Full Sun
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