ALL BARE ROOT TREES ARE AVAILABLE FROM EARLY NOVEMBER TO END OF MARCH ONLY
Trees ordered outside of these times will be delivered around the start of next November, exact date determined by the weather.
Black Oliver Cherry Tree
Medium-large round black fruit. Flesh dark red, soft, juicy. Vigorous, upright spreading tree.
The Black Oliver Cherry tree is an eating cherry that fruits in early August.
Pollinated well by Stella, Sunburst and Sweetheart Cherry trees. You can also consider Mumford’s, Black Tartarian E, Merton Glory, Merpet, Lapins, Petit Noir, Bullock’s Heart, Hertford, Celeste, Santina, Sandra Rose, Sonata, Summer Sun, Merla, Smoky Dun and Skeena,
Confused? Then best to call us on 0800 043 1057
See What Our Customers Are Saying About Our Black Oliver Bare Root Cherry Trees
November 2013: Dear Alan, This is to confirm the Black Oliver Cherry and other trees have been delivered and are all in good order. I am very happy with the service and would happily buy from you again. You can add this to your testimonials with pleasure. I also appreciate the way you have communicated; in timely, informative and really rather barmy manner. Regards Jamie Feather
Bare Root Cherry Tree Rootstock options explained
Gisela 5 : Final height of 2.5 metres. Ideal for small gardens and easier for bird protection.
Colt : Semi-Dwarf Cherry Rootstock giving a final height of 3.5 metres.
Hexaploid Colt :Very similar to Colt (3.5 metres) just a different rootstock.
F.12.1: : Will grow to 4m +
Bush : This means there are branches that start close to the bottom of the tree.
Patio : Suited for container growing on patio (others usually can be too, this one is just better for it)
Maiden : The tree is 1-2 years old.
Half-Standard : Some lower branches have been pruned off to give a more rounded tree shape
Standard : More lower branches have been pruned off to give a much clearer trunk, more of a lollipop shape.
Bare Root : No soil and no pot. Usually cheaper and will be 2-3 years old unless otherwise stated e.g. a maiden.
Do I Need To Stake My Bare Root Tree?
9 out of 10 times the answer will be no, especially if under 200cm tall. However our article on Tree Staking should help guide you.