Cherry Seeds, Mazzard/Sweet Cherry
Prunus avium. Zones 3 - 7
Mazzard Cherry is a robust and determined cherry tree that offers high yields of tiny, delicious cherries! This wild-ish variety is extremely disease resistant and works great as a root stock for grafting other varieties. Mazzard is productive but also incredibly beautiful! In Springtime, the entire tree is engulfed by tiny, off-white cherry blossoms that give even Spring magnolias a run for their money! Fruit presents about 80 days after flowering. This is a great food and habitat shrub, ideal for permaculture design.
*CERTIFIED VIRUS FREE*
Cold Hardiness: Zones 3 - 7
Size: Large Tree
Growth Rate: Medium
Nitrogen Fixer: No
Native Plant: No
Germination: 60 - 80%
Sun requirements: Full Sun
Soil Requirements: Sandy, loamy soils. Well draining.
Mazzard Cherrry seeds require 48 hours of soaking, followed by 90-120 days of of cold stratification. Plant out in late Autumn or refrigerate after soaking and plant in Spring time.
Available direct from Incredible Seeds, a Canadian Heirloom and Heritage Seed Company, offering only the best natural, non-GMO, open pollinated and untreated seeds, located in Nova Scotia, Canada.
Mazzard Cherry is an open pollinated, fruiting shrub and grows great in Canada!