SWEET STEMLESS CHERRY Picota Prunus avium ambrunes
Picota is a sweet cherry. Picota cherries naturally separate from their stalks when picked, leading them to be referred to as "stemless" or "stalkless" cherries. The term "Picota" means "peaked" – this refers to the shape of the cherries, which have a slight peak at the end.
Type: Hardy fruit tree
Hardiness zones: 4-10
Height: 3-4 m
Note: Seeds of these plants: Almond; Apricot; Black cherry; Cherry; Nectarine; Peach; Nectarine have some toxicity if eaten. Do not eat the seeds.
Seeds per pack: 3
Germination: The seeds need to be stratified by planting, watering, and then cold storage for about 60 days at 35–45 °F (2–7 °C). A fridge is useful. Once the cold period is completed, place the container at room temperature for them to germinate. Be sure to keep the soil moist during this entire germination period.