Cherry Tree Question

Discussion in 'Gardening & Plant Propagation' started by tb1234, Aug 29, 2005.

  1. tb1234

    tb1234 Well-Known Member

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    We are redoing our front yard, where our fruit trees are. We have two cherry trees out there, and our plans would require one of them to go. Now, assuming I could beat the birds to them, will I still get cherries off the lone tree?
     
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    Paquebot Well-Known Member

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    If they are "sweet" cherry trees, they need each other for pollination. If they are "sour" cherry trees, they don't need another one around.

    Martin
     

  3. tb1234

    tb1234 Well-Known Member

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    well shoot. They are sweet.

    There are a few trees about a block away......are they too far? :shrug:
     
  4. airotciv

    airotciv Well-Known Member Supporter

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    That could work having Cherry trees in the area. May not get as many. But a neighbor has one cherry tree and the neighbor down the road, about a half mile has a cherry and they get cherries on them every year. Yes they are sweet cherries. I have a small cherry that hasn't bloomed, only a year old. But I must say the birds get most of them.