Characteristics: Morello Cherry is a variety of fruit tree producing deep crimson cherries with a tart and bitter taste. These cherries are generally smaller than sweet cherries and ripen later in the season and they are used most commonly for cooking.
Growth and spread: These fruit trees can reach an ultimate height and spread of approximately 4 metres.
Care and maintenance: Plant Morello Cherry Trees in moist, well-drained soil in a sunny or partially shaded area. Water well in the first year until the plant is well-established and prune after flowering.
Period of interest: Deciduous, green foliage blooms on these garden plants each year from spring until autumn, with cherry blossoms beginning to bloom in late spring or early summer. Fruits begin to ripen and are ready to be picked closer to the end of summer.
Morello Cherry is variety of cherry tree producing bright crimson fruits with a sour and bitter taste. Cherry blossom blooms later than other varieties, avoiding late spring frosts and fruits are ready for harvest around July, slightly later than sweet cherries.
Morello cherries are best used in cooking due to their sour taste, which makes them perfect for making desserts such as tarts and pies, or they’re also great for making jams and liqueurs. These outdoor plants will grow well in beds and borders or in a plant pot and can easily be trained against a wall to save space.
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