Early Rivers is a traditional English dark red cherry variety, raised by the famous Rivers Nursery in Hertfordshire in the 1860s.
The flavour is very good, and this is one of the earliest cherries available, ripening in early June in the south of England.
Deliveries start January 2014.
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Delivery period: Trees are delivered between November and March. However it is best to order as soon as you can to ensure items are reserved for you. If you live in an area with very cold winters please let us know so that we can scheduled delivery for early spring.
*Mature size: Height shown is the approximate height of the tree when mature (after 5-10 years), not the height when supplied. Actual mature heights may vary considerably dependent on your local conditions and training and pruning regime - see our Tree Height Calculator.
Stock availability: Items showing as 'sold out' will probably be available again next season.
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Early Rivers is in flowering group 1. Early Rivers is self-sterile and needs to be pollinated by another tree of a different variety nearby.
Early Rivers is a useful variety because it is very early ripening. However it flowers early and needs another compatible early-flowering variety to pollinate it. Merton Glory is a good choice.
Rivers Nursery, Hertfordshire, 1860s.