Crimson Passion Tart Cherry

Prunus x kerrasis ‘Crimson Passion’


Highest sugar content. Excellent fresh eating cherry. Fruit size is large at 5.8 grams per fruit. University of Saskatchewan introduction. Non-suckering. The tart cherries developed at the University of Saskatchewan develop into medium shrubs that make maintenance and harvest easier. Plants are self-fertile and do not require cross pollination.



Height: 4-5′

Spread: 4-5′

Light Needs: Full Sun

Hardiness Zone: 2

Foliage Colour: Green

Fall Foliage: Yellow

Growth Habit: Rounded

Flower Colour: White

Blooms: Mid Spring

Fruit Colour: Dark Red

Fruit Size: 5.8 grams

Fruit Timing: Ripe in Mid Summer (August)

Fruit Use: Fresh Eating, Cooking, Baking

Key Features: Edible Fruit (Sweet, Juicy), Attracts Birds

Landscape Uses: Accent, General Gardening, Naturalizing, Orchard

Pollination: Self-Pollinating