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Morello cherry

The most widely-grown sour cherry

Visitor reviews

  • 17 May 2012  Dave Liezen,  WASHINGTON, United States
    Planted this in '07, standing on Gisela 5. Excellent crops for so small a tree and incredible flavor. Want to find room for another on a larger root stock.

Tree register

United Kingdom



Spring blossom records for this variety

2017 season

  • 14th October  2017  - tree owned by Neville in Tea Tree Gully, Australia

2013 season

  • 9th May  2013  - tree owned by Richard in York, United Kingdom

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Harvest records for this variety

2013 season

  • 4th week July  2013  - tree owned by Richard in York, United Kingdom


  • Species: Prunus cerasus
  • Orange Pippin Cultivar ID: 1538


  • Uses: Cooking
  • Flavour quality: Good
  • Flavour style: Sharper
  • Harvest period: Late season
  • Use / keeping: 1-3 days


  • Flowering period: Late season
  • Flowering group: 4
  • Cherry universal pollinator: Yes
  • Pollinating others: Good


  • Climate suitability: Temperate climates
  • Climate suitability: Tolerates cold winters

Other qualities

  • Awards: RHS AGM 1993


  • Canker  - Some resistance

Where to buy fresh fruit

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