Cupid Tart Cherry

Prunus x kerrasis ‘Cupid’


Large fruit has good flavour; excellent for fresh eating or processing. Blooms one week later than other Saskatchewan cherries. 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: 6-8′

Spread: 5′

Light Needs: Full Sun

Hardiness Zone: 2

Foliage Colour: Green

Fall Foliage: Yellow

Growth Habit: Oval

Flower Colour: White

Blooms: Spring

Fruit Colour: Dark Red

Fruit Size: 6.5 grams

Fruit Timing: Ripe in Late Summer (August)

Fruit Use: Fresh Eating, Baking, Preserves, Canning, Drying

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

Landscape Uses: Accent, Hedging/Screening, Naturalizing, Orchard

Pollination: Self-Pollinating