Hedelfingen Sweet Cherry Tree


Hedelfingen is heirloom cherry variety from Germany. It is self-infertile with mid-late bloom. The fruit is sweet, small to medium size, and dark red. It has good quality and flavor but it is slightly astringent. It is good for fresh eating, canning, and freezing. Hedelfingen ripens one week after ‘Bing’. Has resistance to rain cracking. It cold hardy for zone 5.

General Tree Height/Caliper: Most of our fruit trees (apple, peach, apricot, plum, pear, nectarine, quince, and cherry) are grafted/budded and are 4-6' tall with a caliper/diameter of about 1/4-3/4". Most have more than 5' height and 1/2" diameter. The other trees are seedlings, such as pawpaw, mulberry, persimmon, shade, berry, and flowering trees which range from 18-36" tall.

A rootstock primarily controls a tree's size and how early it bears fruit. Learn more about our specific rootstocks.