First, begin with cherries from farmers markets or neighbors with timber for greatest outcomes. Grocery retailer cherries aren’t at all times viable. Upon getting a couple of pits you have eaten the meat from, rinse with heat water and flippantly scrub off the remnants so that they’re clear. Select a spot to dry them the place they are not in direct daylight, however are in a sunlit space. Allow them to air-dry for about 5 days on a paper towel, earlier than securing them in a ziplock plastic baggie or a glass jar with a tight-fitting lid.
Subsequent they might want to undergo chilly stratification. Add some moist sand to the container with the cherry pit seeds and place within the fridge for 10 weeks. Do not put fruits within the fridge (equivalent to bananas and apples) with the cherry seeds. From right here, you can begin seeds indoors for the very best outcomes. You may also sow them outdoor within the fall in the event that they’re hardy to your zone. In the event you sow outdoor, maintain them protected against squirrels and different animals which may dig them up, however in any other case go away them on the bottom and uncovered to the weather. You may transplant the cherry tree when it sprouts its second pair of leaves within the spring.