I ordered plants on the internet from four differnt companies, one of them being yours. Well done - your plants came first, were the best packaged and more importantly were in excellent condition. The others, some from big name brands were late and half dead. I know where I shall be ordering from again. Thank You
Kay Kennedy, Crawley, West Sussex
Supplied as a pot grown tree pruned to approximately 4 - 5 feet (1.2 - 1.5 metres) tall including pot.Available from approximately mid May 2014
Arguably the earliest black cherry variety to ripen. Cropping heavily the dark red cherries also well sized. One real bonus of this variety is that the fruits ripen in succession giving two or three pickings which is better than 'all coming at once' like many varieties.
Often recognised as Kentish Cherry, it was in fact bred in Bedfordshire by Thomas River in 1872. The confusion most probably arises as this was one of the most popular varieties of the many roadside stalls along the A2 coastal road through Kent.
Recommended by the RHS to be an excellent attractant and nectar source for bees and other beneficial insects.
Fruit Tree Pollination Simplified (hopefully)
Information on fruit tree fertility, pollination and compatibility, with simple explanations of regularly used terms.
Pollinator Friendly Plants
A detailed guide to the seeds and plants Victoriana Nurseries sell that will attract and provide a food source to bees and other beneficial pollinating insects.
How To Plant Bare Root & Potted Fruit Trees (Video)
An instructional video by Stephen explaining the differences between a bare root and potted fruit tree, and how to plant them.
How To Plant Fruit Trees & Nut Trees
Detailed advice on planting fruit and nut trees - including advice on container growing.
Tree Wishes - magazine article giving inspiration to those thinking about growing fruit written by Stephen Shirley for Grow Your Own magazine.