Try Your Luck With Growing Cherries

This guide to growing cherries will ensure sweet (and sour) success.



Picking Cherries
After planting cherry trees, you’ll have to wait a few years for your first harvest. But your patience will pay off when you taste these sweet treats.
Photo courtesy WALTER CHANDOHA
Cherries On Branch
Cherries can be frozen, juiced, canned or dried.
Photo courtesy CHERRY MARKETING INSTITUTE
Storing Cherries
Cherries can be frozen, juiced, canned or dried.
Photo courtesy DAVID CAVAGNARO
Cherries Bowl
Try your luck with growing sweet and sour cherries.
Photo courtesy WALTER CHANDOHA
Yellow Cherries
Yellow cherries require less protection from birds because their color makes them appear underripe.
Photo courtesy PAUL BOUSQUET
Cherry Tree
Cherry trees are valued not only for their popular fruit, but also for their beautiful and fragrant blossoms.
Photo courtesy WALTER CHANDOHA
Cherry Blossom
Beautiful and fragrant cherry blossoms.
Photo courtesy WALTER CHANDOHA
Lehman Cherry Pitter
You’ll want a cherry pitter to speed up removal of the pits before drying, freezing, juicing or canning. Often, these can be found at antique stores, or you can order one from Lehman’s.
Photo courtesy LEHMAN'S











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