Cricket Hill Garden
Cornus, 'Yantarny' cornelian cherry
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' tall tree.
When we ship: FALL 2023 / SPRING 2024.