Cherry 'Sylvia'

Prunus avium 'Sylvia'

Cherry 'Sylvia'
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Sylvia is a columnar cherry tree.

The flesh of this cherry tree is firm and sweet in taste. Prunus avium 'Sylvia' is self-pollinating, but the yield improves considerably if there are good pollinators in the neighbourhood.


Blossom time
Planting distance

Distance in hedge

Soil conditions
All soils, Not on heavy wet soils.
Fruit colour
Dark red to reddish brown
Sweet, juicy, firm flesh
Eating fresh, juice, baking, preserving
Picking season
End of June beginning of July
Season of use
End of June beginning of July
Growing situation
Also above 500 meters altitude, Sun
Mature plant height

Blossom colour

Moderate growth
Producing fruits after
After 2 to 5 years
Kordia, Regina, Schneiders S.K., Summit, Sunburst
Disease resistance
Healthy species
Overall appreciation

This article is available in the following version(s)

'Sylvia' - Spindle, 1-year on rootstock Colt

Photo: maiden 1-year, unpruned and pruned
With this maiden form you can make a 2-year bush-tree or spindle tree
Also convenient for low espaliers (1,5 to 2,5 meter)
€ 16.95
125-150 cm

'Sylvia' - Spindle, 2-year

Photo: spindle 2-years, not pruned and pruned
This spindle tree can be used to make a fruit tree with one central stem with side branches, like it is used in commercial orchards
Can also be used for fruit hedges.
€ 21.50

'Sylvia' - Bush, 2-years

Photo: bush, 2-years, before pruning and after pruning
This bush tree can reach a height of 2,5 to 3,5 meter
Convenient for rich and less rich soil
€ 22.50

'Sylvia' - Bush, 2-years for espalier

Photo: bush, 2-years convenient for making an espalier, before pruning and after pruning
This bush-trained tree can be used for making an fruit espalier
This bush tree can reach a height of 2,5 to 3,5 meter
€ 23.50

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