CHERRY - BLACK BOY
Botanical Name: Prunus avium
A popular home garden variety. Fruit ripens in mid December. First fruit when plant is 3 years old. Requires a full sun position with protection from wind. Pollinator required with Stella. Black Boy produces bountiful dark red fruit, with a delicious flavour. Australia's favourite variety. High chill, requires a cool climate to perform.
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Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions)
Plants required to Pollinate
2 compatible plants (Pollination Required)
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Can it Handle Frosts?
Amount of leaves in Winter?
No Leaves (Deciduous)
Quarantine Restrictions to these Areas
Time to Fruit/Flower/Harvest
Sun or Shade
Preferred Soil Type
Perfect Drainage (Sand/Volcanic), Good Drainage
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Customer Comments on Cherry - Black Boy
Cherry - Black Boy
South of the Divide in Victoria Black Boy is ready to pick for Christmas. It is not the heaviest cropper but it has the best flavour of any cherry I have tasted. | Brian Burbage - Inverleigh, VIC 27-Dec-2014
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