Cherry, Sweet Cherry Pie

Regular price $99.99 Save $-99.99

A compact, early bloomer with bright red cherries that are sweet and slightly astringent, fantastic for making jams. jellies, and pies; vigorous and hardy, it is perfect for a home garden or small orchard Sweet Cherry Pie™ Cherry is a large shrub that is typically grown for its edible qualities. It produces cherry red round fruit (technically 'drupes') which are usually ready for picking from early to mid summer. Note that the fruits have hard inedible pits inside which must be removed before eating or processing. The fruits have a sweet taste and a juicy texture. The fruit are most often used in the following ways: Baking Preserves Sweet Cherry Pie™ Cherry features showy clusters of fragrant white flowers along the branches in mid spring. It has green foliage throughout the season. The glossy oval leaves turn yellow in fall. The fruits are showy cherry red drupes carried in abundance from early to mid summer. This is a multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with a more or less rounded form. Its average texture blends into the landscape, but can be balanced by one or two finer or coarser trees or shrubs for an effective composition. This is a high maintenance plant that will require regular care and upkeep, and is best pruned in late winter once the threat of extreme cold has passed. It is a good choice for attracting birds to your yard. Gardeners should be aware of the following characteristic(s) that may warrant special consideration; Suckering Disease Aside from its primary use as an edible, Sweet Cherry Pie™ Cherry is sutiable for the following landscape applications; Accent Hedges/Screening General Garden Use Naturalizing And Woodland Gardens Orchard/Edible Landscaping This shrub is typically grown in a designated area of the yard because of its mature size and spread. It should only be grown in full sunlight. It does best in average to evenly moist conditions, but will not tolerate standing water. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is highly tolerant of urban pollution and will even thrive in inner city environments. This particular variety is an interspecific hybrid.

  • Mature Height: 15 feet
  • Mature Width: 12 feet
  • Sunlight: Sun
  • Soil Conditions: Moist (Typical)

Plants are constantly growing, ever-changing, and therefore unique. The plant you receive may vary from the photo, but rest assured, holds the same glorious potential!

Delivery
We deliver outdoor plants within a zone around the Chicagoland. Currently, we are offering free delivery over $250, otherwise a $25 fee will be assessed. As plants are perishable, we take care to deliver them by hand using our own vehicles.
  • Delivery zone includes the North Shore Suburbs North up to Winthrop Harbor and Wauconda; North Side of Chicago to downtown and Southwest to Oak Park. See here for a list of zip codes.
  • For plant material not planted by Chalet, there is a 1-year, 50% merchandise credit guarantee.

Planting

  • To add Chalet's Planting Service, standard pricing is 50% of the plants' retail price. 
  • Right now, our normal delivery fee of $25 is waived for orders over $250. 
  • Fees do not include tree or stump removal.
  • Larger orders may require separate labor quote. Plantings carry a 1-year full guarantee. However, there is no guarantee for container or planter plantings as they are difficult to overwinter. 

  
No-contact Curbside Pickup 

We offer free in-store pickup at our retail store at 3132 Lake Avenue in Wilmette, IL. Orders usually take about 4 hours to prepare. You will receive an email when your order is ready for pickup. Once you receive this email please pick up the items within 72 hours.

  
Returns 
Returns accepted within 14 days by replying directly to our order confirmation email. Refunds issued only in original form of payment.