Trees with small crown for hand picking
In comparison to trees grafted on Prunus avium the own root 'Schattenmorelle' grows
40 - 50%.
Most sour cherry varieties grow very strongly and are only moderately fertile when standing on their own root. The variety 'Schattenmorelle' shows a significant decrease of the growth rate instead. The trees are compact and very fertile and well suited for hand picking.
1,5 - 2 m x 3 - 4 m
Also suitable for dry and more light soils. Good frost hardiness.