Best tasting cherry varieties we can grow in our yard
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
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: https://catalog.extension.oregonstate.edu/ec819
Here is a helpful OSU Extension article which explains the various types, and has information about their ability to withstand infections: https://extension.oregonstate.edu/crop-production/fruit-trees/five-most-important-attributes-sweet-cherries-varieties-fill-these-0
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: https://extension.oregonstate.edu/crop-production/fruit-trees/sweet-cherry-compatibility-bloom-timing-chart
Hope this is helpful. Good luck!