Prunus avium ‘Bing’
The most popular sweet cherry variety, known for producing exceptionally large, dark mahogany fruit that is firm, sweet and juicy. Excellent for eating fresh, canning or preserves. Grafted onto vigorous, disease resistant Mahaleb Cherry rootstock. Plant a pollinizer such as Stella or Rainier for best production. Recommended winter chill: 700 – 900 hours.
Type: Zone 5-8
Light: Full sun.
Water: Water regularly – weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Size: Reaches 15 to 20 feet tall and wide; often pruned to maintain smaller size.