Cherry, Lapins


Prunus avium

Delicious, almost purple, large sized cherries. Lapins is a disease resistant and self-fertile variety from British Columbia. Very productive and a reliable bearer, it is bacterial canker and crack resistant. A great orchard or home variety.

USDA Zone: 5-9

Pollination: Self-fertile. However productivity will always increase when a second variety is present.

Time to productivity: 2-3 years depending on conditions.

Ripening time: July to early August

Pests: Keep cherries pruned low and cover them with bird netting to enjoy a pristine and easy harvest.




A self-fertile variety of sweet cherry with large dark red fruit of excellent flavor. Lapins trees are bacterial canker and crack resistant. This tree is a very consistent and heavy bearer. It has wide adaptability through the nation. Lapins needs only 500 chill hours! USDA Zone: 5-9