|Botanical Name||Prunus x kerrasis 'Carmine Jewel'|
|Mature Height||5-8 Feet|
|Mature Width||4-5 Feet|
|Light Requirement||Full Sun|
|Hardiness Zone||Zones 2-9|
ℹ The SK Carmine Jewel Hardy Dwarf Cherry Tree, a triumph of agricultural innovation from the University of Saskatchewan, stands as a robust and easily managed cherry variety! With self-pollinating capabilities and exceptional cold hardiness down to -45°C, this compact gem requires minimal maintenance. The Carmine Jewel delivers a profusion of succulent, cherries in a rich, dark red hue. Perfect for fresh eating, processing, juicing, or baking, these cherries offer a harmonious balance of sweetness and acidity, making them remarkably versatile. What sets the Carmine Jewel apart is its unique adaptability to harvesting at different stages, allowing connoisseurs to experience a range of flavors and varying sugar levels measured by the esteemed Brix scale. As a mid-season cropper and a non-suckering variety, it thrives without the need for sprays or pesticides, promising a bountiful harvest even at a young age—often within the first year of planting. With the highest sugar content among the Prunus kerrasis "Romance Series" cherries, the Carmine Jewel ensures a delightful experience for your taste buds. In addition to its culinary merits, fragrant white flowers in mid-spring add an ornamental charm to the landscape, heralding the arrival of warmer weather. Cloaked in glossy, vibrant green foliage that transitions to hues of yellow and orange in the fall, the Carmine Jewel boasts both vigor and hardiness in its small, compact, and rounded form. With its delectable fruit, ornamental appeal, and the added dimension of varying sugar levels, the SK Carmine Jewel cherry is certain to capture your gardening affection!