Black Cherry Tree Seeds, 35 Seeds Per Packet
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Black Cherry Tree Seeds, 35 Seeds Per Packet

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Prunus serotina

A beautiful and fragrant tree when it flowers, the black cherry is a favorite among birds and people alike. Reaching 40-60 feet high, it is a handsome addition to an orchid or placed at the edge of a garden. Cherry fruit ripens in early summer and is deep red, almost black in color. Make sure you cover the tree with mesh or you'll be watching the birds take off with the abundant fruits!

Type: Perennial/Tree
Sun: Full
Planting Depth: 1/2”
Spacing: 50'
Water: Moderate
Days to Maturity/Bloom: 2-3 years
Height: 40-60'
Zones: 4-9

Prunus serotina

A beautiful and fragrant tree when it flowers, the black cherry is a favorite among birds and people alike. Reaching 40-60 feet high, it is a handsome addition to an orchid or placed at the edge of a garden. Cherry fruit ripens in early summer and is deep red, almost black in color. Make sure you cover the tree with mesh or you'll be watching the birds take off with the abundant fruits!

Type: Perennial/Tree
Sun: Full
Planting Depth: 1/2”
Spacing: 50'
Water: Moderate
Days to Maturity/Bloom: 2-3 years
Height: 40-60'
Zones: 4-9

Type: Perennial/Tree
Sun: Full
Planting Depth: 1/2”
Spacing: 50'
Water: Moderate
Days to Maturity/Bloom: 2-3 years
Height: 40-60'
Zones: 4-9

Approx seeds per order 35

Peach seeds must be cold-stratified before planting. Place the seeds on a damp paper towel, fold up the towel, and place it in a plastic bag. Do not seal the bag; this allows for air-flow. Place the bag in the refrigerator and leave it there for at least 3 months. Check them every couple of weeks and re-dampen the paper towel (carefully), as needed.

In spring, take out the seeds and soak them in warm water for 12-24 hours. This enhances germination success. Transplant the seeds in a pots filled with a rich, peat potting mix. Cover the pot with a plastic bag to keep moisture in. Water daily so the soil is moist but not drenched. Keep the soil warm, 70F or above, and the seeds will sprout in around 3 weeks. Once the seedlings sprout, remove the plastic bag.

Let the seedlings grow in the pot in a sunny location all summer and fall. Continue to water them so the soil is moist but not soggy. They are fragile and need to develop a root system.

In the late-fall, move the container to a protected overwintering location, like a garage or shed. They don't need much sun or care, just a safe place to sit. Do not let them dry out – they'll need watering every few weeks to stay healthy. Do not let the soil get soggy, though, or the roots will rot. Be aware of mice or small rodents in the area who may try to nibble on the seedlings as a winter snack.

In the spring, after all danger of frost has passed, transplant seedlings to their permanent outdoor location. Place wire fencing around them to protect from rodents and wildlife. Do a springtime fertilizer application and water regularly.

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Seeds are considered non-returnable due to reasons consistent with the returning of organic/living products.  Returns may be processed with unopened seed packets after communication with our company via email.  In the event a return is necessary please email us directly at islasgardenseeds.com

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