Fruit tree - Knowledgebase Question

Dearborn, MI (Zone 5B)
Question by nicuiacoban
April 9, 2007
Montmorency cherry is it sweet or sour. Describe them more then it is in the store.

Answer from NGA
April 9, 2007


The Montmorency cherry is the most popular sour cherry in America and it is the classic pie cherry tree. Montmorency cherries have proven over the years to be outstanding for cooking and pie-making. The tree grows about 15 feet tall.

The Montmorency cherry tree is self fertile and produces medium sized, dark red, cherries with good flavor and quality. Flesh is clear and yellow in color. This tree flowers in late April or early May and cherries are ripe in August.

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