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Prunus x 'Meteor'

METEOR SOUR CHERRY

Buy Meteor Cherry online. Meteor Cherry produces large bright red fruit that is mildly acidic in flavor. It is excellent for pies and cooking. Ripens early to mid July. As it is a sour cherry, it is self-fertile.

Height:

12-35 Feet

Spread:

20-25 Feet

Hardiness Zone:

5-8

What's My Hardiness Zone?

Plant Characteristics

Bark Color*
  • Gray
Bark Type*
  • Smooth
Cultural Information*
  • Leaf Spot - Moderate Resistance
  • Root Rot - Low Resistance
  • Leaf Scorch - Moderate Resistance
  • Powdery Mildew - Moderate Resistance
Flower Color*
  • White
Flower Type*
  • Single Blooming
Fruit Type*
  • Edible Fruit
Growth Habit*
  • Upright Growing
Growth Rate*
  • Fast
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Light Yellow/Brilliant Yellow
Leaf Color Spring*
  • Green
Leaf Color Summer*
  • Green
Leaf Type*
  • Deciduous/Herbaceous
Nature Assets*
  • Attracts Bees
  • Attracts Birds
  • Attracts Butterflies
Plant Type*
  • Tree
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Spring Planting
  • Fall Planting
  • Summer Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Prefers Low pH (Acidic Soils)
  • Moist
  • Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
  • Average
  • Tolerates Low pH (Acidic Soils)
  • Well-Drained
Propagation Methods*
  • Graft
Season of Interest*
  • Summer
  • Fall
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Spring
  • Spring Flowering
  • Early Spring
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Full Sun in Northern States
  • Prefers Full Sun in Southern States
Uses*
  • Provides Shade
  • Landscape Specimen
  • Mass Planting
 

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Prunus is easy to grow and adapts to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your plant the best start possible, we include free fertilizer with every order.

Interesting Notes

Our 5 gallon Cherry Trees are generally 3 years old 5-6 ft tall and will most likely produce fruit the year after planting.