Space Requirements – Bing will grow to about 4.5 metres tall when it has reached maturity after about 7 years. Can be pruned smaller and still produce a high yield harvest. Can grow to 2 metres in width.
Planting and Care – Best grown in loamy, moderately fertile soil in full sun. If grown in pots keep well watered. Apply a low-nitrogen fertilizer such as 5-10-10 in early spring, about a month before flowering. Prune young cherry trees during winter dormancy to shape them. Plant trees at a minimum of 35 feet apart. Best to transfer into the ground in spring or fall. Grows well in hardiness zones 5 through 8.
Bloom and Harvest – Beautiful frilly cherry blossoms in spring. A bounty of sweet, ruby, heart-shaped fruit in summer (as of June).