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Self-Fertile Cherry Tree and Fruit in 1 Year
Why Lapins Cherry Trees?
The irresistible sweetness of cherries will become a summer family tradition when you purchase the Lapins Cherry Tree. When harvest time arrives, your Lapins will produce 15 to 20 gallons of the succulent fruit.
And you’ll get this sweet-tasting harvest in just one year. Vibrant blooms in the spring then transition into a summer bounty of delectable sweet cherries after only the first year. Plus, it’s low-maintenance, thriving in a variety of soil types, tolerant temperatures down to -10 degrees and producing fruit on its own, without a pollinator.
Why Fast-Growing-Trees.com is Better
You’ll get the Lapins Cherry Tree and all the benefits of its low-maintenance, highly productive growth because we’ve planted, monitored and shipped your tree with absolute care. We’ve grown the Lapins at our nursery and meticulously nurtured it from day one, so you get the most healthful, proven results.
We’ve done the hard work…and now, you’ll reap the rewards. Your own home-grown cherries in just one year, with a delectable summer harvest. Get your Lapins Cherry Tree before it’s gone!
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...
Planting & Care
1. Planting: Choose a sunny spot that will give your Lapins 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.
When you're ready to plant, dig a hole that's three times the width of the root ball and just as deep. Place your tree, back fill the soil, tamp down and water to settle the roots. Spread a layer of mulch around the surrounding soil to preserve moisture.
2. 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. If you're not sure when to water, however, simply check the soil about 2 or 3 inches down. If the soil here is dry, it's time to water.
3. Pruning: A year after planting your Lapins Cherry Tree, prune during winter. Shape the tree to encourage horizontal branch growth with space between branches. And prune once a year as necessary to remove weak, drooping branches.
4. Fertilizing: Fertilize in the spring and mid-summer 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 - 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.
Tips: In colder climates, avoid fertilizing after mid-summer to prevent new growth that won’t harden before fall frosts.
Estimated Shipping Time: Most orders ship immediately. As noted on the website, some items are seasonal, and may only ship in spring or fall. Once your order is shipped, you'll receive an email with a tracking number.
|Amount of Order||Shipping Charge|
|Less than $149||$19.95|
|$149 +||FREE SHIPPING!|
|Mature Height:||15-20 ft.|
|Mature Width:||10-15 ft.|
|Year to Bear:||Can Fruit the 1st year!|
|Botanical Name:||Prunus avium 'Lapins'|
|Does Not Ship To:||AZ, CA, ID, WA|
|Grows Well In Zones:||5-9 outdoors|
|Your Growing Zone:||#|
Growing Zones: 5-9 outdoors(hardy down to -20℉)
Customer Reviews & Photos
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Takes a licking and keeps on ticking
Excellent - even when the wind pushed over a limb, I was able to push it back Into position and Looks like it is healing.
Great High-Quality Tree
This is a wonderful tree! The 4-foot tree arrived promptly, very well packed and healthy with branches and leaf buds. Due to poor planning on my part, immediately after planting it was encased in netting for months while the 17-year Brood X cicadas raged. Most of the original branches withered under the nets and sun, but a whole new set emerged from the trunk and took off as soon as the nets came down. After a winter of nearly single-digit freezes, wind, sleet and periodically being encased in ice, it took off again in March and is almost 7 feet high with dense leaves and multiple new sub-branches. Since it is still in the 40s and low 50s in early May (in Zone 7...), I'm impressed and hopeful that there will be fruit this first cicada-free summer.
Lapins Cherry Trees
arrived in great condition
Although its too soon to tell, all appears well with the trees. they arrived well protected in shipping boxes (I wish delivery company would pay attention to written instructions on box - one box was left vertically against house upside down (?). Luckily, no worse for wear; they were packaged well. Trees are planted and doing well.
Beautiful. So far so good !
Cherry and peach both if excellent condition, peach with tiny fruit and bloom. Just ordered another Contender Peach.....hoping it will survive in mid-Florida.