Emperor Francis

Emperor Francis

A large, high-quality yellow cherry of the Napoleon type, but less susceptible to cracking.  The color of the two fruits is similar except that those of Emperor Francis have more red blush.  Tree is hardy, vigorous and very productive.

Propagated Rootstocks:
Gisela® 5, Gisela® 6, Mazzard, Krymsk® 5, Gisela® 12

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Maturity Chart

Use this list to help choose fruit trees which yield fruit at different times throughout the season. (Harvest dates are approximate for south central PA. Adjust accordingly for other locations.)

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About Rootstock

Rootstocks are plants with pre-established root systems onto which a cutting or a bud from another plant is grafted, allowing for control of vigor and/or disease-resistant abilities.

Rootstock Chart

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Pollination Charts

Many fruit tree varieties are not self-fertile. In order to have successful pollination, it may be necessary to have two different varieties of tree.

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