Cricket Hill Garden

Cornus, 'Yantarny' cornelian cherry SPRING 2025 PRE-ORDER

$ 50


Cornus mas 'Yantarny' 

This yellow fruited cornelian cherry cultivar come from Ukraine. Its name mean's 'amber' in Ukrainian. The flavor is a bit sweeter and more less acidic than the red fruited varieties. 

Size at maturity: 10-20' tall and and 7-8' wide.

Site Selection: Ideally full-sun location, but will also grow and fruit in dappled sun locations. Adaptable to a range or soil types provided the planting location is well drained. Prefers a pH of around 6.5.

Cultivation: Self-fertile trees require little attention once established, though better fruit set is accomplished with two different cultivars. Cornus mas can be trained as a small standard tree or as a multi-stemmed shrub. For a mature tree it is only necessary to prune out dead, broken or crossed branches.

Zone hardiness, Pests, & Diseases: Hardy to USDA zone 5-7. Pest and disease free. Birds and critters will compete with humans for the harvest.

Plant size: 2-3' tall grafted tree. Field grown, bare root tree. 

When we ship:  LATE WINTER/SPRING 2025 depending on USDA zone. 

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