[NAFEX] How hardy is Carmine Jewel?

Dan Nave nave1 at comcast.net
Wed Jul 27 20:19:23 EDT 2011


So, how do you deal with brown rot on Carmine Jewel?

Dan

On 7/27/2011 2:41 PM, Caren Kirk wrote:
>    Ernest, I second Sarah's comments about the U of S cherries'
> hardiness. I've had my Carmine Jewel for about 5 years now and a Romeo
> and Crimson Passion for about 3 and despite having very different and
> varied weather conditions throughout those years and seasons, I've never
> had any hardiness problems with them.
>
> Sarah mentioned poor soils but they are planted in amended clay in my
> yard and they seem fine. I don't fertilize them though.
>
> The only issue I have had with them happened this year. My first taste
> of brown rot. Lost about a third of my crop to it because I was too dumb
> to work out what it was until a bit too late. It was my first experience
> with it. Still, now I know. And I still had enough cherries to make some
> fantastic pies!
>
> Sorry about your plants, better luck with those that are left.
>
> Caren Kirk
> St. Jerome, QC
>
> On 7/24/2011 4:27 PM, Ernest Plutko wrote:
>> I had some Carmine Jewel cherry plants on my porch the second week of
>> this May.  They were in individual large pots.  It frosted lightly in
>> the night and all seven plants lost their leaves and died.  I had
>> another six plants inside which did not die.  At first I assumed the
>> leaves would grow back but no they died.  I was amazed.
>>
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