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Black Tartarian Cherry Tree

Black Tartarian Cherry Tree

Black Tartarian Cherry Tree

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Black Tartarions are some of the sweetest cherries you'll find. These fruit trees are specially pruned so that they grow more branches, which are able to produce more cherries. In the end, you get more fruit... faster.

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Black Tartarian Cherry Tree

Delicious, Easy to Grow Cherries

Height:

The heights we list are after we prune your tree.

Many Nurseries advertise heights before they prune, then cut off several feet before shipping. While this reduces their shipping cost, it gives their customer a shorter tree than they bargained for. The tree will likely need an extra year to grow back and to produce fruit.

We prune your tree throughout its life. This process takes us longer, but gives you more branches and quicker production.

Plus, we don't include the pot or root length in our measurements. This gives you an extra 1-2 ft. in tree size.

Our larger trees are usually one to two years older than our smaller ones and will typically give you results the first full season.

5-6 ft.
Oversized Fee: $ 7.00 each
Ships:
Mar 2nd, 2015
List: $ 139.90
Sale: $ 90.94
6 at $ 86.39 each
Qty:  
Height:

The heights we list are after we prune your tree.

Many Nurseries advertise heights before they prune, then cut off several feet before shipping. While this reduces their shipping cost, it gives their customer a shorter tree than they bargained for. The tree will likely need an extra year to grow back and to produce fruit.

We prune your tree throughout its life. This process takes us longer, but gives you more branches and quicker production.

Plus, we don't include the pot or root length in our measurements. This gives you an extra 1-2 ft. in tree size.

Our larger trees are usually one to two years older than our smaller ones and will typically give you results the first full season.

3-4 ft.
Ships:
Mar 2nd, 2015
List: $ 99.90
Sale: $ 64.94
6 at $ 61.69 each
Qty:  
Black Tartarian Cherry Tree
Planting Kit
Planting Kit Cherry Trees Planting Kit

Getting your tree off to the right start can more than double its growth rate. Your tree arrives pre-pruned... ready for explosive growth.

Your planting kit includes:
  1. 2 oz of Mycorrhizal Fungi so your tree can quickly explode with new root growth.

  2. Breathable Tree Guard protects against gnawing mice, rabbits, deer and mowers.
Fungi Tree Guard
Mycorrhizal Fungi 24" Tree Guard
$ 19.90
Sale: $ 12.94
Qty:  
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Planting Mix for Cherry Trees
Black Tartarian Cherry Tree Planting Mix

Helps your Black Tartarian Cherry Tree get established in a fraction of the time, become more drought tolerant, and grow faster. Here's how:

Beneficial Bacteria... It's like a Probiotic for your tree... creating an explosion of fine hair roots that vastly improves nutrient and water uptake.

Course Organic Compost... loosens and improves all types of soils while promoting proper pH levels. You get better drainage and moisture retention.

Microbial Fertilizers... including Sea Kelp, Yucca, and 100 other elements proven to gently feed your tree without burning the roots.


Soil Contents
$ 13.98
Sale: $ 9.09
Qty:  
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Black Tartarian Cherry Tree
Transplant Fertilizer
DIEHARD™ Transplant - 2oz. Packet

Get your new plants off to the right start by using DIEHARD™ Transplant.

This soil amendment contains 16 strains of mycorrhizal fungi, biostimulants, beneficial bacteria and Horta-Sorb® water management gel.

Simply sprinkle the product into the planting hole adjacent to the root ball when planting.

The organisms will start to work right away supplying the roots with much need nutrition.

The specially formulated Horta-Sorb® will reduce transplant stress and aid in water retention.

APPLICATION:
1 oz. Per Gallon Size Container
1 oz. Per Ft. High Bare Root Plant

DIEHARD Transplant
$ 11.90
Sale: $ 7.74
Qty:  
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• Delicious fruit in half the time 
• Adaptable to various types of soil
• Drought tolerant

Black Tartarion Cherries give you a deep red color… and they are the most popular dark cherry you can find. You can even grow them organically... meaning no pesticides. Just pluck these delicious cherries right off the tree! Great for baking and snacking as well.

Black Tartarions are rapid growers, and give you cherries quicker than most other cherry trees. It's very important that you find cherry trees that are already "branched." This means that the nursery has already pruned its fruit trees back to encourage more branches to grow.

More branches mean:
• More cherries
• Earlier production
• Stronger limbs
• A healthier tree

Other nurseries don't bother with pruning back their cherry trees. Instead, they sell you a thin, long stem with no branches called "whips." These trees take several more years to give you cherries, and will produce far less fruit. We prune our trees a particular way so that they develop a branching structure. This usually takes an extra year, but you'll see a dramatic difference. This process also keeps the tree "dwarfed," which makes it produce all of its fruit at a safe height for picking.

Each tree will give you an abundance of cherries for each growing season. Be sure to order more than one cherry tree to ensure optimal pollination... more trees mean more cherries! Great for salads, pies, or fruit salads. So versatile… the possibilities are endless! Your cherries are ready for picking in June.

 

 

 




Growing Zones: 5-8

Mature Height: 15 ft.
Mature Width: 10 ft.
Sunlight: Full - Partial
Soil Conditions: Adaptable
Drought Tolerance: Good
Rootstock: MAZZARD
Botanical Name: Prunus
Does not ship to: AZ, CA, ID, WA,
Growing Zones 5-8
This plant is generally recommended for zones: 5-8
(blue area above)

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It's Easy to Plant your Black Tartarian Cherry Tree


Step 1 - Dig Your Hole

Select a site with full to partial sun and moist or well drained soil for your Black Tartarian Cherry Tree.

First, dig each hole so that it is just shallower than the root ball and at least twice the width.

Then loosen the soil in the planting hole so the roots can easily break through.

Use your shovel or try dragging the points of a pitch fork along the sides and bottom of the hole.



Step 2 - Place Your Plant

Next, separate the roots of your Black Tartarian Cherry Tree gently with your fingers and position them downward in the hole.

The top of the root flare, where the roots end and the trunk begins, should be about an inch above the surrounding soil.

Then make sure the plant is exactly vertical in the hole.

To make it just right, use a level.

Step 3 - Backfill Your Hole

As you backfill the hole, apply water to remove air pockets.

Remove debris like stones and grass and completely break up any dirt clumps.

Water your Black Tartarian Cherry Tree again after the transplant is complete.

To help retain some of that moisture, it's recommended that you place mulch around each plant to a depth of 2"-3" up to but not touching the trunk. Organic mulches such as wood chips also help to better soil structure as they decompose.

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I got one of these last fall. I got it with no limbs or leafs and not much of a root ball. I put it in a pot and it still looks the same one year later.
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Hello, I saw in that there was a size of 5-7ft, but when i tried to buy it, there was no option for that specific size? (It was a Black Tartarian Cherry Tree).
Mychi T on Jun 24, 2014
Best Answer: The 5 to 6 foot size is at least 5 feet tall and anywhere between 5 to 6 feet tall. Each tree is a unique individual. They all grow at their own pace, so the sizes aren't uniform.
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will this tree produce fruit in daytona beach fla ?
Carlos R on Jun 3, 2014
Best Answer: The Black Tartarian is recommended for zones 5-8 and you are in a zone 9.
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How old are the dwarf tartarian cherry trees?
Ceal W on Jun 21, 2014
Best Answer: Do not understand the question. Know of no way to tell the "age" of a tree just by looking at it. I can tell you the one I bought is growing and looks healthy. I always plant them in a leftover plastic 1,2 0r 3 gallon nursery container to start, with a good grade potting soil and grow them for a year before setting them out. Makes caring for them easier and bare root trees get a good root system before putting them in the ground. No matter what size you buy , planting them in proper soil, proper watering and fertilizing , you will see them all grow quickly and produce fruit generally quicker than claimed.
Reply · Report · david s on Jun 21, 2014
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Can I have this kind of plant as a patio plant and still bear fruits?
Rachel C on Jul 14, 2014
Best Answer: You can make this a patio plant, although they do prefer to be in the ground. To get fruit you will want to make sure you have a pollinator (ex: Bing or Rainier)
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Do the deer bother cherry trees?
A shopper on Jul 14, 2014
Best Answer: Yes, deers love eating the leaves of the tree. They were eating off a branch of leaves in front of me few days after we planted the tree on the ground. We ended up building a fence around the tree to keep the deers out.
Reply · Report · Chao-Wei C on Jul 14, 2014
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You have cherry tree 2-3 ft ?
A shopper on Aug 18, 2014
Best Answer: Currently the smallest Black Tartarian we have is a 3-4ft.
Reply · Report · Angela SStaff on Nov 4, 2014
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When to plant this Black Tartarian
Cherry tree?
A shopper on Jul 8, 2014
Best Answer: I planted mine within a couple of days of getting delivered. I would order as large as possible.
Reply · Report · Lee M on Jul 8, 2014
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is july too late to plant 5 to 7 t cherry trees.and how long before they produce cherries?
A shopper on Jul 9, 2014
Best Answer: It probably depends on what area/climate zone you are in. I wouldn't say "too late", but I would not expect any fruit to appear this season. It can take a few years for the trees to fruit depending on a variety of factors, especially after the shock of transportation and replanting. By the second year they come back from the winter season stronger than the first year. Also what is NOT mentioned in the product description is that in order to pollinate and cause the fruit to form, it requires a second cherry tree AND it often has to be a different species. Bing requires Black Tartarion or similarly different type of cherry in order to achieve fruit formation...so by two and research the pollination match prior to ordering.
Good Luck!
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Due to cold weather in some parts of the country, we have suspended shipping to the areas that are shaded on the map below. Please view the diagram to determine if your area has been affected. This includes anyone in Growing Zones 2, 3 or 4. If you are unsure of your growing zone, visit our Growing Zone Finder.

We will resume normal shipping in the Spring. Please see the table below for your approximate ship date. If you live in a shaded area but wish to receive your product(s) now, please visit our contact us page here or call a customer service rep toll free at 888-504-2001.

  Zone Shipping Resumes
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  Zone 4 May 1st
  Zone 5 April 13th
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Will my Trees and Shrubs Look Like the Photographs?

Most trees and plants on the website are pictured in their mature form. Depending on the product and growth rate, mature development can take years for your plant to resemble the photos.

Picture the last time you took a walk in the woods. The young trees were not miniature bonsai versions of mature trees. Instead they were naturally thin and lanky. Young trees are programmed to race toward the light, before the competing vegetation crowds them out. Once established at 10 feet or more, they start developing a wide canopy and shedding lower limbs.





Potted Tree Dormant Tree Bare Root Tree
Late spring to early fall
trees are shipped potted
Some dormant trees
prefer to be potted
Most dormant trees shipped in the
late fall through spring arrive bare root

Bare Root trees are shipped without dirt or any green foliage showing. Some customers who have never planted bare root before, think that they received a "dead stick" with roots. These dormant trees are basically sleeping over the winter as most trees do. Because of their hibernation-like stage, this is a great way to transplant these trees. Since a bare root tree lacks foliage, they need very little moisture.


Most Trees and Shrubs are Pruned Before Shipping... at No Cost to You

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Pruning makes plants appear to be less-full than the ones you may have seen at your local big box garden center. A retailer's goal is to have plants look their best while sitting in the store. Our goal is to have them look the best after you plant them.

Pruned trees and shrubs not only travel better, but become established much quicker. So rather than supporting extra foliage, they put their energy into sending out deep roots. Once that happens, your plants become hardier and quickly explode with new top growth. Above the ground, pruning helps your plants develop a more attractive form.