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Starokijewskij cornelian cherry trees

Cornus mas
  • Picking season: Mid
  • Fruit colour: Red - dark

Starokijewkij is a mid / late season Cornelian cherry, ripening in early September. The dark red pear-shaped fruits can be used for both cooking and eating fresh.

Please note these plants are not certified bio / organic, although they are ideal for growing in an organic regime as they tend not to suffer from pests or diseases.

Starokijewskij cornelian cherry trees for sale

  • Maidentree on Cornus seedling rootstock (130cm)33.45€
    Medium tree (2m-3.5m after 10 years) 2L pot
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Growing and Training

Starokijewkij is not self-fertile, we recommend you plant another different Cornelian cherry variety, nearby - a yellow variety would be best.

Starokijewkij is very easy to grow, but do not allow the tree to dry out over the summer - regular watering is needed.

Starokijewskij characteristics

  • Gardening skillBeginner
  • Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
  • Picking periodearly September
  • Picking seasonMid
  • Food usesEating freshCulinaryJuice
  • Disease resistanceGood
  • Country of originUkraine
  • Flowering monthFebruary
  • Fruit colourRed - dark
  • Fruit sizeAverage