- Dwarf Sour Cherry
Dwarf Sour Cherries on the Big Stage
Did you know that Romeo and Juliet are Canadian? And from Saskatchewan, no less. These two might be lesser known than their Italian namesakes from fair Verona, but they deserve our applause as well. The Romeo and Juliet dwarf sour cherry (Prunus cerasus x Prunus fruiticosa) are part of the Romance series that was released by the University of Saskatchewan in 2004, after 60+ years of research and development. The other varieties in the series are Cupid, Valentine, and Crimson Passion. What makes them so special? They’re cold hardy to zone 2. They’re sweet and tart and great for fresh...