Cherry, Black Tartarian
3/8" - 1/2" stem diameter; bare root
Black Tartarian is a good choice as a pollen donor for other cherry varieties. However, it will not self-pollinate, so another cherry variety that blooms early to mid-season is necessary for fruit set.
The flowers of Black Tartarian are white, it blooms early and bears sweet, dark purple-black fruit. This variety was brought the the United States from Europe in the 1700s. The tree will grow up to about 15 ft, and its leaves are between 5 and 6 inches in length. The tree must mature for 4 to 7 years before it will bear fruit.
The flavor of the fruits are described as sweet, berry-like and tangy.