Care for cherry trees by providing water and fertilizer and pruning as necessary. The trees bloom early and are susceptible to a late frost. While pests are less of a problem with sour cherries, protecting the ripening f... More »

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Cherry trees start as seeds, which are the pits found in cherries. These seeds are planted, and they grow into nursery trees that turn into young trees and then bear fruit.The cherry fruit then matures and falls to the g... More »

A Canadian cherry tree, also known as the chokecherry tree or Canada red cherry tree, is a small ornamental tree that produces oval leaves and small bitter fruit that ranges in color from red to black. More »

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Young cherry trees should be kept pruned such that they resemble a vase in order to distribute light and rainwater evenly, older trees require more substantial pruning to remove dead and diseased elements. It is a diffic... More »

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Proper care of a Bonsai tree requires the right balance of soil, water and regular pruning. Since these miniature trees continue to grow overtime, repotting is required to allow expansion of the root system. More »

Basic identification of cherry trees is done by inspecting the flowers, styles, fruit, leaves and bark. Cherry trees fall under the Prunus genus, and many other trees in the genus are similar. However, even a casual obse... More »

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Flowering cherry trees are susceptible to a number of fungal diseases, including brown rot (also called blossom blight), black knot and Eutypa dieback. Once a tree is infected with a fungus, there's no cure. The damaged ... More »