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Prunus fruticosa Cherry 'Romeo' CNT

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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
  • Self-Pollinating
  • 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.