World Famous Cherries

Stemilt Cherries: A Sweet Summertime Treat

The founding family of Stemilt has been growing sweet Stemilt cherries for a century on Stemilt Hill, a beautiful high-elevation locale that’s well-known for producing the large, firm, and flavorful northwest cherries. ...Read More

Stemilt cherries are available from May through early September each year thanks to growing multiple cherry varieties in locations from southern California to the Canadian border.

We love cherries and are excited to share with you what makes Stemilt dark-sweet cherries and Rainier cherries so special. Stemilt grows a number of cherry trees, including: Chelan, Garnet, Sequoia, Bing, Lapins, Skeena, Sweetheart, Staccato, and Rainier cherries. Learn about the history and characteristics of your favorite cherry varieties and when you can find dark-sweet cherries, Rainier cherries, and organic cherries in stores.

We’ll share our tips for selecting cherries at the store, storing cherries at home and show you how to freeze cherries so that you can enjoy the seasonal fruit all year long. You can also find out how to pit cherries so that you can enjoy the fruit in your favorite cherry recipes.

Lastly, we’ll answer your frequently asked questions about sweet cherries. Learn all about the passion and care that goes into growing each Stemilt World Famous Cherry here. 

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