Cherry Trees
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Cherry pits cold requirement

Zone Kingston, NY. Zone 5/6. | Anonymous added on January 10, 2020 | Answered

It's very cold here in upstate NY. Can I put cherry pits into a pot outside for hibernation? Mulch required? Thanks. 😊

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GKH_Susan
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Answered on January 10, 2020

Yes, you can stratify them outdoors in your area. They don't require any extra help. A little mulch won't hurt. This article will help you grow a cherry in container:

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/fruits/cherry/growing-cherries-in-a-pot.htm

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