[NAFEX] Cherry Question

loneroc loneroc at mwt.net
Sat Sep 18 09:15:01 EDT 2004


Evans is great here, although is only had a few cherries this year due to a
very late freeze.  It's fruit is similar in flavor and texture to the
standard pie cherry, 'Montmorency'.

Steve Herje, Lone Rock, WI  USDA zone 3 (with a longer growing season than
you by about a month).


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Jim Fruth" <jfruth at uslink.net>
To: <nafex at lists.ibiblio.org>
Sent: Saturday, September 18, 2004 6:23 AM
Subject: [NAFEX] Cherry Question


>    I'm looking for recommendations of cherries that will thrive in zone 3.
> We've tried Hansen's and didn't care for the fruit.  We have Nanking now,
> enjoy the fresh fruit but it gives us problems with jelly making(We use
> citrus pectin, make batches of up to 6 dozen jars at a time and Nanking
> jelly refuses to gel when it is supposed to, taking up to six months to do
> so).
>    I'd like to hear from anyone/everyone about their recommendation and
why
> they like their variety for zone 3.
> Thanks,
> Jim Fruth
> Pequot Lakes, MN
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