Growing Calendar for Cherry Twin Tree - Napoleon Bigarreau & Variks Black
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Two great varieties that grow on one tree - what could be better.
Just plant one tree and you can choose to harvest two types of cherries; whether you want to eat them fresh off the tree or pick them for the perfect cherry pie.
Our fruit trees are expertly trained so they have strong main branches, ready to fruit heavily once planted and well-established. Our varieties are specially grafted onto roots that keep trees smaller for easier harvests, while maintaining impressive yields.
Both varieties ‘Variks Black’ and Napoleon ‘Bigarreau’ are late-season croppers, so flower at around the same time. This means that the two varieties provides pollen for each other so they produce fruits. The perfect duo pair.
Cherry ‘Variks Black’ – a luscious and sweet dark-skinned cherry variety, fruiting from late July to August. Very handsome fruits.
Cherry ‘Napoleon Bigarreau’ – attractive red to orange fruits have particularly sweet flesh and is noted for its heavy cropping.
✔ Two varieties grafted onto one stem
✔ An extended cropping season
✔ 2 different flavours from the same amount of space
✔ More room in your garden for other crops
✔ The two varieties pollinate each other
✔ Ideal for small plots, patios or kitchen gardens
✔ Grows well in large containers
Cherry Twin Tree - Napoleon Bigarreau & Variks Black grafted onto one root stock
Flowering Group: Self Fertile, FG5
Years until fruiting from planting: 2-4
Age of tree at despatch: 2
Height at full growth: 4m/13ft
Most of our trees are delivered as bare rooted specimens with approximate height of: 3.5ft - 5ft / 105cm - 140cm depending on the variety.
In order to ensure a good pollination pick fruit trees from within the same or from adjacent flowering groups.
The vast majority of the trees we ship have been pruned and will appear trimmed.
growing like crazy and even produced a cherry in this it's first year
So far so good but won't know for a year or so if really successful
It's leafing and seems fine.
Fruit Tree Rootstock Information
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Our products are all grown with the utmost care and to high standards of quality. We regularly check our nursery stock to determine exactly when they will be at the optimum time for despatch
We despatch our fresh, nursery-grown live plants (including vegetables, trees and flowers) when they are at a stage of growth ready for you, the customer, to plant on at home.
The delivery period shown on your order confirmation indicates when you can expect to receive your order and we will endeavour to despatch your plants in this period within 7-14 days.
Please note – due to increased courier costs beyond our control, delivery charges to all non-UK Mainland addresses including Scottish Highlands & Islands may be subject to a postage surcharge.
Please call our Customer Service Team on 0344 573 8400 for further information.