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Rainier Cherry (Prunus rainieris)

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A cherry tree.

Name: Rainier Cherry (Prunus rainieris)

Description: The Rainier Cherry is a cultivar of the common red cherry, developed in the USA in the 1950s. It is only grown on a small scale and highly valued for its delicate sweet, yellow fruit.

Size: P. rainieris typically reaches heights of around 8 - 11 metres in domestic conditions.

A cherry tree.
A tree in more detail.

Conditions: It grows best in nutrient-rich clay soils and with full sun exposure. The fruits of this tree are fairly intolerant to rain and wind and will easily fall off if under too much pressure.

Propagation: It is most commonly grafted to retain desirable characteristics of a chosen specimen, but also propagates via seed.

A cherry tree.
Bundles of nearly ripe fruit.

When to plant: Early spring past the last frost is the recommended time for planting a young tree or seedling. It will begin producing fruit within three to five years.

A cherry tree.
Detail of a fruit.

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