Prunus fruticosa Cherry 'Romeo' CNT
Prunus fruticosa x Prunus cerasus
Romeo™ was selected for better market fruit quality and increased sweetness – BRIX 16%. Other attributes include increased cold hardiness (Zone 2b -6 ) and a dwarf-sized plant making maintenance and harvest easier. This handsome cherry boasts the high gloss, deep crimson fruit that does not split and a small round pit with a high flesh-to-pit ratio. The lovely large flower petals, glossy green foliage, and colorful fruit make Romeo™ a perfect candidate for an ornamental planting as a landscape plant, too.
- Naturally dwarfed ornamental size - 6.5 ft. x 6 ft. wide
- Extreme cold-hardiness
- Tasty full-sized fruit
- Abundant lovely large white or pink flowers
- Fruit: Deep Crimson
- Yield: Up to 30 pounds per plant
- Uses: Canning, baking, fresh eating, drying, wine, juice, ornamental plantings
- Zone: 2b-6, Hardy to -45 degrees F.