Cornelian Cherry
Cornus mas
This unique and attractive form of Dogwood is native to Ukraine and other regions around the Black Sea. Forming a shrub or small tree, it is prized for its tasty fruit and for its ornamental value. Our unique Ukrainian varieties produce unusually large, sweet, and flavorful fruit, which tastes like a Cherry or a wild Plum. As an ornamental, Cornelian Cherry produces profuse, very early blooming, delicate yellow flowers followed by bright red or yellow fruit and yellow and red fall color. Cornelian Cherry fruit is good for fresh eating, preserves, juice, and wine. Cornelian Cherry is hardy to minus 30°F and two varieties are required for cross pollination and good crops.
Coral Blaze™
Cornus mas
This recently introduced Ukrainian variety, Coral Blaze™ is very disease resistant and bears good crops of large, sweet, flavorful fruit. The striking, bright red fruit is good for fresh eating and makes delicious preserves and ice cream. 3809
Elegant™
Cornus mas
This popular and attractive variety bears heavy crops of striking, sweet and delicious, dark red, pear-shaped fruit. 3814
Exotica
Cornus mas
3863
Pioneer™
Cornus mas
Pioneer™ bears abundant crops of very large, pear-shaped fruit. Up to 1-1/2" long, the dark red, early ripening fruit is juicy, sweet, and aromatic. 3849
Red Dawn™
Cornus mas
This valuable Ukrainian variety bears good crops of large, bright red fruit with a pleasing, sweet-tart flavor. Red Dawn™ is particularly easy to grow and disease resistant. 3863
Red Star™
Cornus mas
Red Star™ bears good crops of large, 1-1/4" long, oval fruit. A later ripening variety, Red Star™ holds its fruit well into September. The glossy, dark red fruit has an appealing sweet-tart flavor and is very juicy and aromatic. 3856
Sunrise™
Cornus mas
This unique variety bears good crops of attractive, sweet and flavorful fruit. Resembling a small Japanese plum, Sunrise™ fruit has red stripes on pinkish-red skin and is great for fresh eating and preserves. 3840
U-26
Cornus mas
3863
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