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Cherry 'Sam'

More About 'Sam'

  • Prunus avium 'Sam'
  • Crack-resistant, large, sweet, black cherry
  • Flowers somewhat later than other cherries, avoiding late frost damage
  • Best when eaten fresh
  • Bloom Time: Spring
  • Ripens: Mid-June

Zone:

5

Height:

4-5 m

Spread:

4-5 m
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Sam Cherry Growing and Maintenance Tips

Sam cherry trees require cross-pollination; another cherry cultivar in the neighbourhood, in order to produce fruit. This cultivar is used to pollinate other cherry trees. Regular pruning in the winter keeps the crowns of the trees thin and prevents disease.


'Sam' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Attracts Birds
Attracts Birds
Edible
Edible

Soil Moisture

Well-drained

Attributes

Fruit