[nafex] Nanking cherry blossoms

Matt Demmon mdemmon at gmail.com
Tue Apr 15 07:35:18 EDT 2014


Dan,

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.

-matt
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.
>
> Dan
>
>
>
> 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?
>>
>> deb
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