Cherry Tree ‘North Star’: First Fruit

North Star Cherry Tree Fruit

The ‘North Star’ Cherry Tree produced its first fruit this year. This is worth celebrating!  It is normally a 3-5 year wait for tart cherries, and a 4-7 year wait for sweet cherries. This is a self-pollinating tart cherry used in baking pies. But the orchard also has a sweet…

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What’s Blooming? Kentucky Coffeetree

Kentucky Coffeetree Flowers

Don’t miss the rare chance to smell this flower! It’s not every day you get the chance see and smell a Kentucky Coffeetree flower. This fast growing tree reaches 60-70 feet tall, bringing its June flowers far out of reach for a good sniff. But the young Kentucky Coffeetree at…

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