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Rainier Cherry

How to sow rainier cherry: Transplant sapling

Sun requirement for rainier cherry: Plant in Full Sun

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The Rainier cherry is a cultivar developed in 1952 by crossing Bing and Van cherry cultivars. It has creamy yellow skin with a red blush. The Rainier is considered the sweetest of cherries. Like all cherries, it belongs to the genus Prunus which includes the peach, apricot, almond, and plum. Rainiers require 700 hours of chilling at temperatures below 7°C during the winter. They are not self-pollinating - plant another cherry variety like Bing, Van, Lapins, or Lambert within 15 meters. Trees will bear fruit within 2-5 years of planting.

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Predictions

Perennial

living more than two years

Height

750cm

Spread

450cm

Row Spacing

750cm

Companions

nasturtium

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rainier cherry is a variety of cherry

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