Cherry season is right around the corner! The harvesting window for sweet, juicy cherries is very small as they need to be protected from multiple factors. Our fruit of the month, Rainier Cherries, were created at Washington State University by cross breeding Van and Bing Cherries.
They are difficult to grow as their delicate nature is sensitive to wind, rain and temperature. Rainier cherries show bruising easily due to their thin red-yellow skin. Birds tend to love this particular cherry! If the climate does not make growing tough, trying to keep them away from birds will. If an Orchardist can overcome these obstacles, they are in for a great season.
We love Rainier Cherries for their sweet, creamy taste. They are prized all over the world, including Japan where individual Rainier Cherries can be sold for as much as $1 each. This is the reason why these cherries are nicknamed “The Champagne of Cherries”. Our Rainier Cherries are grown out of our Hood River Valley Orchard.
You can pre-order this delicious snack today by visiting our website here. Our cherries are hand-picked and sent directly to your door. Just rinse them with cool water and enjoy!