Evans Tart Cherry

Prunus x ‘Evans’


A heavy producing cherry tree produces bright red fruit with yellow flesh. Good for eating and processing. Selected by leuan Evans near Edmonton. Performs best when grown in sod. 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: 10-12′

Spread: 6′

Light Needs: Full Sun

Hardiness Zone: 3

Foliage Colour: Green

Fall Foliage: Orange

Growth Habit: Oval

Flower Colour: White

Blooms: Spring

Fruit Colour: Bright Red

Fruit Size: 4 grams

Fruit Timing: Ripe in Mid Summer

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

Key Features: Edible Fruit (Sour, Fleshy), Showy Spring Blooms, Attracts Birds

Landscape Uses: Accent, Orchard

Pollination: Self-Pollinating