Nanking

Minnesota Nanking Cherry - Bare Root TreeNanking Cherry

Zone 2 the Up North Cherry

A winter hardy, moderately fast-growing, short-lived shrub native to China, Japan, and the Himalayas.

A broad spreading, densely twiggy shrub, becoming more open and picturesque with age.

Also called Manchu cherry.

Edible fruits are dark red and excellent for pies and jellies.