They grow best in areas with mild summers and cold winters, so check the variety is suitable for your area before buying. And if you’re not after the fruit, you can purchase ornamental varieties, which put on a gorgeous floral show in spring.
Cherries grow into large trees, so they’re better suited to growing in medium large gardens. However, there are smaller varieties that are available, which are perfect growing in large pots in small gardens or even balconies! Look for Trixzie Cherree White Cherry or Black Cherry.
Most varieties require a compatible pollinating partner to help with pollination and fruit production. However, there are self-fertile trees, such as Lapin, Stella or Trixzie Cherree White Cherry, which can grow on their own and produce fruit.