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Bing Sweet Cherry Tree

(14 customer reviews)


Begins shipping mid-April.

Pollinator required to bear fruit

Begins shipping
early September

Pollinator required to bear fruit

The gold standard for sweet cherries.

So famous for its reliable production of big, fat, glossy dark fruit, not to mention the show the blossoms put on in the spring. Sensational eaten out of hand, or use these sweet, juicy beauties in salads, desserts or in a sauce to complement savory meats like pork or duck. Originated in Salem, Oregon around 1875. Ripens in July. Pollinator required: Choose any other sweet cherry variety.

Note: Bing will not cross-pollinate with either Lambert, Emperor Francis or Napoleon/Royal Ann.


Bloom ColorWhite
Bloom TimeMid
Fruit ColorRed
Fruit SizeLarge
Soil CompositionLoamy
TasteSweet, Rich
Soil pH Level6-7
Soil MoistureWell Drained-Average Moistness
Shade LevelFull Sun
Years to Bear4-7
Hardiness Zone Range5-8

Size & Spacing

Mature Size

Semi-Dwarf  4.5 – 5.5 m tall x 4.5 – 5.5 m wide (15 – 18′ tall x 15 – 18′ wide)

Recommended Spacing

Semi-Dwarf 5.5 – 4.5 m (15 – 18′)

Ship Height

Supreme, Semi-dwarf Bare-root Ships 1 – 1.5 m tall (4 – 5′ tall) and/or with a 15.5 mm (5/8″) trunk.
Supreme XL Semi-Dwarf EZ Start® Ships 1 – 1.5 m tall (4 – 5′ tall) with advanced root system in a 23x23x30.5 cm (9x9x12″) EZ Start® Pot.


This variety requires another one for adequate pollination.

Cross-pollination by a different variety is key to its growing and bearing success. Plant a different variety within 15 meters (50 feet) for best pollination.

Recommended Pollinator: Van Sweet

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14 reviews for Bing Sweet Cherry Tree

  1. Tonya Cole

    the cherry trees were delivered as expected. They have been planted and are thriving, thank you

  2. Errol Sumrall

    Not to impressed. It is on the small side and going to take a long time to see any cherries. It did survive the winter so can be glad for that. I’m 80 yrs old so impatient to see fruit.

  3. Robert B Schrubb

    I have purchased 6 trees in the last year and all are doing great except this Bing Cherry. At this point it doesn’t look like it is going to make it. Well see come spring.

  4. Ludwick Zerebeski

    Purchased a bing at the nursery here in prince George about 1 years ago. Has survived our harsh winters so far, blooms and produces every year. Just love. Wish we had more trees!

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