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Q.What Would Be The Best Edible Cherry Blossom Trees To Grow In Cumbria UK

Zone CA3 0AZ | Alex submissive husband added on June 25, 2020 | Answered

Hi my wife wants a edible blossoming cherry tree for her birthday, what is the hardiest, most easy care, white or light pink blossoming, with edible cherry fruit tree to buy around 5-6ft high, also I live in Carlisle Cumbria it needs to be able to flourish in our slightly colder climate. Please let me know as her birthday is soon. Thanks greatly Alex The submissive husband.

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Answered on June 25, 2020

In fact, your climate doesn't get cold enough for long enough to grow most cherries. You will be most equivalent to our USDA zone 9.

This article will give you some ideas on the few cultivars that will do well with less than 500 chill hours, as well as explain the chilling requirements necessary for other cherry cultivars:


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