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Lapins Cherry Tree

Prunus avium 'Lapins'

$139.95

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-t- Planting Mix
Lapins Cherry Tree Planting Mix

Helps your Lapins 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.

Coarse 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.

Use 1 bag of Planting Mix for each plant ordered.


Soil Contents
$6.95
-t- Root Rocket™ Fertilizer
Root Rocket™ Transplant Fertilizer

2oz. Packet

Get your new plants off to the right start by using Root Rocket™ 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 needed nutrition.

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

APPLICATION:
1 packet per plant

Root Rocket Fertilizer
$4.95
-t- Planket™ - Frost & Cold Protection
PLanket 10-20 ft.

Protect your sensitive plants and shrubs with the Planket™

Benefits include:

  1. Lightweight fabric allows your plants to breather while also protecting them from the frost and cold winds.

  2. 6ft. round size makes it easy to protect sensitive container plants.

$14.95
-t- TreeGator® Jr. Watering Bag
TreeGator® Jr.


When you’re making an investment and effort in planting new trees in your landscape, you can assure their survival and growth by using TreeGator® - a truly simple and innovative drip irrigation system in a bag.

With hot summers and droughts the norm around the USA, TreeGator® is an absolute necessity to protect your new trees and shrubs.

TreeGator® is super easy to install without any tools, and it can easily be filled up with a standard garden hose or can even be connected to a rain barrel!

It's a super time saver that takes the worry out continually remembering whether you've watered your new tree or not. Plus, all the water that goes into the drip bag is used up with no waste, so TreeGator® is environmentally friendly with regard to water use.

Tree Gator
$19.95
-t- Root Rocket™ Launcher
Root Rocket Launcher

Explosive Growth for All of Your Plants

Rocket your lawn and plants to new heights with Root Rocket™ Launcher! All-natural and all-in on healthful benefits, Root Rocket™ is a propriety blend of nutrients that have been horticulturalist-tested and proven to help young plants transition from nursery to soil or a more permanent container. Root Rocket™ Launcher improves on that special mix with a water-soluble twist – so your lawn and garden can now be sprayed with the naturally-crafted solution you love for soil. And this pre-made care package in a handy drawstring bag makes it all the more effortless to keep your plants lush and vibrant, with the following items included: Root Rocket™ Launcher solution Root Rocket™ Launcher spray bottle 50-ft. nylon retractable hose

$19.95

Growing Zones: 5-9
(hardy down to -10℉)



Growing Zones 5-9
You are in Growing Zone: 6

Mature Height:

15-20 ft.

Mature Width:

10-15 ft.

Sunlight:

Full Sun

Spacing:

15-50 ft.

Growth Rate:

Moderate

Drought Tolerance:

Good

Harvest Time:

May - June

Fruit Color:

Dark Red to Purple

Year to Bear:

Fruits 1st Year!

Chill Hours (minimum):

< 400

You are in an area with ~1800 chill hours

Botanical Name:

Prunus avium 'Lapins'

Does Not Ship To:

AZ, CA, ID, WA



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Self-Fertile Cherry Tree with Sweet Fruit

Sweet Delicious Cherries

The irresistible sweetness of cherries will become a summer family tradition when you grace your landscape with this beautiful tree. When harvest time arrives, the lapins cherry tree will produce 15 to 20 gallons of the succulent fruit.

Multiple Seasons of Spectacular Beauty

Enhance the look of your landscape from spring to summer to fall with the attention-grabbing lapins cherry tree. In the spring the lapins cherry will burst to life with a spectacular array of bright white blooms. These vibrant blooms then transition into a summer bounty of delectable sweet cherries followed by an impressive orange, red and yellow display of autumn colors.

Self-Fertile and Annual Pruning

Unlike many other sweet cherry trees, the lapins variety is self-fertile. Also if you don't enjoy pruning -- no problem! The lapins cherry tree only requires pruning once per year during the winter months to assist in the following year's fruit production.

Benefits:
- Full sun
- Produces sweet, delicious lapin cherries
- Three distinct seasons of beauty
- Pruning only necessary once per year
- Self-fertile





Lapins Cherry Tree Pollination


Lapins Cherry Trees are self-fertile. You will get fruit with only one plant. However, adding an additional pollinator will drastically increase the size of your crop. Below are the most effective pollinators we have chosen for your area...

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Customer Reviews

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Great first season growth
My lapins cherry tree was planted in mid May and grew very well throughout the season. There was 18-24" of new growth by September. The leaves came in very full and dark green. I am very impressed by the growth and hardiness thus far. I am rating at 4 stars because I have yet to see if it will survive the Denver, CO area winter and I have not tried the fruit yet.
October 13, 2015
Growing Zone:
5
Lapin Cherry Tree
Got the tree fast and in good shape. I planted it and cut it back and it took root and started growing fast. Planted it in June in Mid Florida, so far I'm happy with it.
July 11, 2016
St. Cloud, FL
Purchased
over 2 years ago
Growing Zone:
9
Cherry tree in Florid
Received approx 3 wks ago...a mere stick with blacken leaves..very sickly looking. Always plant new trees same day of arrival. All leaves fell off, have been treating with "Captain Jacks" organic spray (Lowes product). Now have new leaves growing. So far it is doing ok. Live in zone 9. Tree was planted in a container as I plan on planting in ground in the fall. Hopefully it will continue to do well.
June 20, 2016
Melbourne Beach, FL
Purchased
over 2 years ago
Growing Zone:
9
will wait to see...
we hope this one will live...the last one was not a lapin so maybe this one will do better...replaced all the dirt with compost this time and dug down 28 inches to help with drain...the other one died from root rot after the long spring rain we had...it has leaves and seems to be growing some so we hope for the best...
March 18, 2016
Fort Worth, TX
Purchased
over 3 years ago
Growing Zone:
8
best trees ever
My Lapins cherry tree has grown 3inches since planting in clay soil it has taken very well .....I Will by more trees I also have a 5 pear tree it has grown 2inches Great strong trees give them TLC they will grow ........fast growing trees is a good nursery a 5 Star nursery
June 26, 2016
Pueblo, CO
Purchased
over 2 years ago
Growing Zone:
6
Great Cherry Tree
The Lapins Cherry tree arrived with very little damage (few dried leaves fell off), but once replanted and watered carefully, the tree is doing great.
Will probably order another when back in stock.
August 2, 2016
Riverview, FL
Purchased
over 2 years ago
Growing Zone:
9
Beautiful Tree
I was concerned when I checked my shipping packages because I purchased 5 trees that arrived in 2 boxes. This one made it with the usual wilting but still a gorgeous tree. Love it!
May 18, 2017
Growing Zone:
9
so far so good
Tree came in good shape. it's in the ground. first night a deer ate some leaves, I put fencing around it
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July 14, 2017
Purchased
1 year ago
Growing Zone:
9
Strong and very hardy even in all our ever changing weather
May 12, 2017
Purchased
1 year ago
Tree-riffic
A little concerned at first as the tops of the tree, while explained they would be trimmed, looked more broken off then a clean cut, the cut was a little rough where the bark peeled in strands. It's been a few weeks now and it is doing well. New branches are beginning to sprout.
May 26, 2018
Purchased
4 months ago
Growing Zone:
9

Planting & Care



It's Easy to Plant & Care for Your Lapins Cherry Tree


Lapins Cherry Tree  Planting Diretions

The Lapins cherry (Prunus avium ‘Lapins’) is a low maintenance tree, that adds beauty and color to your landscape for several months out of the year as well as providing sweet cherries. Bursting with white blooms in the spring, loaded with red cherries in the summer and a beautiful fall display of red, orange, and yellow foliage. Growing in USDA zones 5-9, this cherry tree can also tolerate a much broader range of temperatures and produce cherries in more southern areas as it requires less than 400 chill hours. The lapins cherry is self fertile making it great for a small landscape as it also only reaches 15-20 feet tall/wide and only requires minimal annual pruning to aid in fruit production the following year. Since it is self fertile, you will only need the one tree for the fruit to grow.

Location: Choose a sunny spot that will give your cherry tree a minimum of 6 hours of direct sunlight per day. Although it will thrive in almost any kind of soil, avoid locations where the soil will remain soggy for prolonged lengths of time.

Planting Instructions:
1) Dig a hole that is as deep as the root ball and three times as wide.
2) Position the tree in the hole and fill it about half-way with soil, tamp to remove air pockets, then fill the hole completely.
3) Water to secure the tree and remove any additional air pockets in the soil.
4) Add more soil if necessary after settling.
5) Spread a layer of mulch over the soil around your cherry tree to help keep the soil moist, encourage healthy growth and protect your tree against competing growth.

Watering: During the growing season, if your tree receives at least an inch of rain every 10 days then no additional irrigation is necessary. If the season is hot and dry then you may need to provide some additional water. The best way to water is by using a slow trickling garden hose left at the base of the tree. This will allow the water to penetrate the soil more deeply and prevent it from running off over the soil surface. Make sure the ground is fully moisturized all around the root system. Mulching will greatly assist in maintaining soil moisture.

Pruning: A year after planting your cherry tree, prune your tree in the late to end of winter while dormant. Shape the tree to encourage horizontal branch growth with space between branches. Prune once a year as necessary to remove weak, drooping branches. These are usually poor fruit bearing branches and removing them will encourage positive air flow and healthy growth. Also make sure light can penetrate the center of the canopy.

Fertilization: Good, nutrient rich soil should only require the addition of nitrogen. Fertilize in the spring and midsummer using nitrogen fertilizer twice annually applying 2 weeks after planting and 4 weeks after the first application. Use a complete fertilizer such as 10-10-10 and apply at the rate of 0.05 pounds of actual nitrogen per dose. Fertilizer application ratios vary upon the formulation so be sure to follow package directions. When applying, be sure fertilizer is 6 to 8 inches away from the trunk around the tree to prevent the roots from burning. Organic fertilizers such as manure or blood meal are highly discouraged as their nitrogen levels cannot be measured. Keep in mind that cherry trees require high levels of nitrogen early in the season and lower levels during the late summer.

Pests: Cherry trees can be susceptible to brown rot. The best prevention for this problem is proper pruning to provide good air circulation. Be sure there is ample room between branches. Remove any infected blossoms, fruit or leaves and inspect your tree continuously to catch any early signs of the disease. To spot brown rot, look for brown, soggy flowers or mummified looking fruit on your tree. For control once the disease is recognized, use a sulfur spray 4 times: when flower buds are pink, when flowers are open, right after petal fall, and 2 weeks after petal fall.

Planting & Care

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I thought it will be a great addition for my garden
Alvaro b on Aug 4, 2018
I wanted self-pollinating and a full-sized tree
Sean R on Jun 22, 2018
I thought it will be a great addition for my garden
Alvaro b on Aug 4, 2018
On sale
sara c on Jul 23, 2018
I wanted self-pollinating and a full-sized tree
Sean R on Jun 22, 2018
Fruits and less care.
Tam L on Jun 16, 2018
because! last order ,Fast shipping. Plant was bigger than expected will be back again,thank you
vandung n on May 28, 2018
Growing Region
Gerald G on Apr 20, 2018
Zone 9
Robert J B on Apr 4, 2018
Growing zone.
heftys helpers. l on Jan 29, 2018
They are good for get asleep and cure the psoriasis. Ang I like its
Monserrat O on Dec 21, 2017
Self fertilizing
Jeffrey F on Oct 31, 2017
Supposedly it can grow in FL, so it will be an experiment.
alexander L on Oct 7, 2017
Hardiness, drought tolerance, self pollinator
heidib on Sep 29, 2017
It was during World War 2, when you heard the sirens, you had to turn all the lights out in the house, I was a little girl. living in the country, I use to go down the country road to my friends house, she had a big cherry tree in the front yard, we climb the tree and pick cherries, then put them in a little box, then load them in a wagon to sell for 10 cents a box, if I live long enough to get cherries on my tree, I will share them with everyone on my street.
Shirley K on Jul 27, 2017
Grow own fruits for long term food survival. Tired of going to the supermarket that drains my budget. Cherry is one of the healthy fruits for hardiness zone 8.
Jeffrey N on Jun 25, 2017
Dwarf and self fertile
Teal H on Jun 23, 2017
self fertile and sweet cherries. Will know more once we get it and plant it.
Harry B on Jun 11, 2017
Good color and flavor, self pollinator.
Jack T on Jun 10, 2017
Self pollination and chill hours for my location.
Douglas G on May 29, 2017
I like and will sell the rest
mark k on May 13, 2017
To compliment my other cherry tree (Montmorency), which is now about seven feet tall.
Raymond A on May 9, 2017
Wife loves fresh fruit & I'd like to see produce in our yard.
PHILIP G on Apr 25, 2017
Flowering and self pollinating.
Thomas P on Apr 9, 2017
I chose this for the abundant sweet fruit and seasonal foliage.
Jennifer T on Apr 5, 2017
Because it is one of the few self pollinating sweet cherry trees that can be grown in zone 9
Kevin G on Mar 30, 2017
bought for backyard project
jen c on Mar 26, 2017
My wife loves cherries and I want to see if they produce in Florida.
James P on Feb 8, 2017
Self fertilizing and sweet cherries.
Shawn T on Jun 19, 2016
I wanted a smaller tree for my front yard. This tree grows 20' max and its different. I have a small oak tree in the front now, but given time it's going to get to big and the flowers on a cherry tree look nice.
Gregory G on Jun 19, 2016
zone
Richard N on Jun 19, 2016
Have been looking locally for a tree and couldn't find one, so I looked on the internet and saw your add.
Fred N on Apr 20, 2016
To pollinate my other cherry trees!
Lynn P on Apr 6, 2016
I had hoped to have fruit this year. Unfortunately, this tree did not survive.
Martha M on Apr 5, 2016
i want to try those and see what i get for fruits.
Gil V on Mar 31, 2016
I need a pollinator for my Rainier
Harvey B on Mar 30, 2016
Self-pollinating, and good reviews from prior buyers.
Ekaterina B on Mar 22, 2016
self pollinating sweet cherries
Jacquetta S on Mar 14, 2016
Pollinator for Rainer Cherry tree for wife
F. Russ H on Jan 21, 2016
self pollinating
Diane F on Dec 29, 2015
I picked several trees. The cherry tree is for this year and I will get other trees next year. If they where free, and I have the time to care for them, I would order 15 plants
Michael D on Nov 6, 2015
love to eat cherries!! looking forward to sharing them with my wife and young children for a healthy treat!!
David R B on Oct 25, 2015
On sale
sara c on Jul 23, 2018
Fruits and less care.
Tam L on Jun 16, 2018
What is it about "cherry trees", that preclude it from being shipped here in CA? Almost all growers or providers won't ship to this socialist state, oops, my bad, I mean the Peoples Republic of CA,--- no, this great state.
An aspiring escapee;
MFP
marco p on Dec 31, 2014
BEST ANSWER: Agricultural restrictions prohibits us from shipping it into your state.
What is the growing zone for the Lapins cherry tree?
Rick E on Feb 12, 2015
BEST ANSWER: The growing zones are 5-9.
Need to know the chilling hours as I live in zone 9 and no cherry ?? trees around?
Pete1 on Nov 26, 2015
BEST ANSWER: They need 500 chill hours. They are self fertile.
Is this a sweet cherry?
Dennis on Mar 25, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Yes it is a swet6 cherry. It is self-fertile.
FROM TIME OF PLANTING TO GROWTH WHAT IS THE TIME FRAME FOR CHERRIES TO EAT?
Noreen B on Oct 7, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Depending in the size you can get fruit the first year
Size tree grows?
ranndy f on Dec 28, 2015
BEST ANSWER: The mature height is 15-20 foot tall and 10-15 foot wide.

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