[nafex] Nanking cherry blossoms
mdemmon at gmail.com
Tue Apr 15 07:35:18 EDT 2014
Would you mind sharing which company you bought your Nanking Cherries from?
I got some from Fedco this spring, and although I prefer the red ones, the
birds do as well, so some white or pink ones might allow us to harvest more
of the fruit.
z5 se MI
On Mon, Apr 14, 2014 at 10:02 PM, Dan Nave <nave1 at comcast.net> wrote:
> We have 3 Nanking Cherry plants. These were bought from a dealer as bare
> root plants, but they were from seed.
> Interestingly, although the blossoms appear mostly white, the highlights
> on one are almost red, another is pink, and the third is almost white.
> The fruit color matches the blossoms, with the reddest blossom producing
> the reddest berries with more tartness, the nearly white blossoms
> producing a nearly white berry which tastes much sweeter, and the
> intermediate blossom producing berries that are half way in between.
> On 4/14/2014 8:56 AM, Deb Schneider wrote:
>> I have had 3 Nanking cherries that have pink blossoms. Two years ago I
>> planted 10 new plants from another source and these are blossoming white.
>> Would these likely be a different variety of Nanking? Or do some plants
>> just blossom different colors?
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