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Cherry Blossom For Sale

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Cherry Trees – Best Trees In New Zealand

Growing cherry trees in your garden delivers a vast range of benefits:

From large Cherry trees to small ones, we’ll help you find the right sized tree for your space. Our fruit trees have been selected to thrive in New Zealand’s climate. We stock only the highest quality plants, sourcing them from NZ’s leading nurseries. Each plant is packed and transported with extreme care, ensuring it arrives to you in the same condition it was in when it left the nursery. If you are wanting to buy Cherry trees, shop with confidence from the best in the industry.

Cherry Tree Questions

1. Do cherry trees grow in NZ?

Cherry trees grow well in New Zealand, and are most commonly grown in the South Island, where the climate is cooler. There are a few different varieties of cherry trees that grown, including sweet cherries, sour cherries, and ornamental cherries.

Sweet cherries are the most popular type of cherry tree grown in New Zealand. They are typically grown for their fruit, which is eaten fresh or used in pies, jams, and other desserts. Sour cherries are less common, and are used in cooking due to their tart flavour. Ornamental cherry trees are grown for their beautiful flowers in spring. They are a popular choice for gardens and parks.

2. When is it best to plant cherry trees?

The best time to plant cherry trees is during late winter or early spring. At this time of year, the soil is still cool, but it is starting to warm up, which is ideal for root growth. The weather is also generally mild and sunny, which helps the tree to establish itself.

Here are some tips for planting a cherry tree:

After planting, be sure to water the tree regularly, especially during the first growing season. You can also feed the tree once a year in spring with a balanced fertilizer such as

3. Where is the best place to plant a cherry tree?

The "best" place to plant a cherry tree depends on several factors, including the specific variety, your climate, and your desired outcome. Here's a breakdown to help you find the ideal spot:



Other factors:

4. What month is best to plant cherry trees?

The best month to plant cherry trees depends on your specific location and the type of cherry tree you're planting. For bare-root trees they are ideally planted in winter when they're dormant. This allows them to establish root systems before spring growth begins. For potted trees, they can be planted any time of year, but avoid extreme heat periods such as summer. The Plant Company recommends planting anytime during autumn, winter, and spring for the best chances of success.

5. What cherry trees are edible in New Zealand?

Many cherry tree varieties thrive in New Zealand:

Sweet Cherries:

Sour Cherries:

6. What is the cherry season in NZ?

The cherry season in New Zealand typically stretches from early December to late February, although this can vary slightly depending on the specific variety and regional climate. Here's a breakdown:

Early Season (Late November - December):

Mid Season (January):

Late Season (January - February):

Sour cherries, like Stella, Montmorency, and Morello, have slightly different timings:

7. What are the best New Zealand cherries?

Choosing the "best" New Zealand cherries depends on your preferences! Different varieties offer unique strengths in terms of taste, ripeness timing, and suitability for specific uses. Here's a breakdown to help you find your perfect cherry:


Ripeness timing:

8. How do you grow cherry trees in New Zealand?

Growing your own cherry trees in New Zealand can be a rewarding experience, offering amazing homegrown fruit. Here's a guide to get you started:

Choosing your cherry tree:



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