Best tasting cherry varieties we can grow in our yard

Asked May 2, 2020, 3:01 PM EDT

I know cherry trees are very popular in Oregon, but we want to make sure that we get a tree that also produces yummy fruit. What varieties would you recommend for planting in our backyard that also produce good tasting fruit?

Multnomah County Oregon

1 Response

Thank you for your question. Before you embark on this adventure, you might want to take a bit to read about their upkeep and challenges:

Here is a helpful OSU Extension article which explains the various types, and has information about their ability to withstand infections:

You'll need to consider what other variety or varieties are compatible for pollination, and here is a chart so you can plant the second one close by:

Hope this is helpful. Good luck!