#21 Burbank Hybrid Cherry (Prunus hybrid)

posted Jan 11, 2012, 4:49 PM by Western Sonoma County Historical Society   [ updated Jan 16, 2012, 1:13 PM ]

Burbank Hybrid Cherry

The variety Burbank (1903) was the first commercially viable cherry, developed specifically for shipping out of state. One tree was said to have more than 400 on it from 1908 on. A tree with two hundred was authenticated here in 1933.