Can I grow a cherry tree from any type of store-bought cherry?
While it’s possible, certain varieties have a higher chance of success. Sweet cherries, such as Bing or Rainier, are more likely to produce viable seeds compared to sour cherries.
How long does it take for a cherry pit to germinate?
Germination times can vary, but on average, it may take several weeks to a few months for a cherry pit to sprout.
Should I refrigerate the cherry pit before planting?
No, refrigeration can harm the viability of the seed. It’s best to allow the pit to dry naturally for a few days.