Cherry Morello

 

Cherry Morello. Bears large juicy sour tasting red coloured fruits which makes this culinary variety ideal for use in pies and for bottling. Suitable for growing on a north or east facing wall. Self fertile. Grown on Colt root stock for an ultimate (un-pruned) height of 8-12 feet but can easily be kept at a height of 6-8 feet.

 

 

Plant in moist fertile well drained soil. Full sun / Partial shade, Hardy.

 

General Fruit Tree & Fruit Planting and care

  • Water the Fruit or Fruit tree thoroughly and allow to drain fully.
  • If planting the Fruit or Fruit Tree in a lawn remove a circle of turf.
  • Dig a hole twice the size of the pot being planted and fork over the base Adding a bucketful of planting compost
  • Remove the pot gently, if well rooted cut off the pot
  • If using a stake position the Fruit Tree against the stake if one stake is used or in the middle if two are being used.
  • Ensure that the top of the Root ball is level with the surrounding soil.
  • Replace the remaining soil and heel in well.
  • Secure to the stake or stakes using one or two rubber adjustable straps.
  • Water the Fruit thoroughly, then again at least once a week during the first growing season.
  • Apply some general fertiliser every spring.