Types of Cherries

California and Washington Cherries

The founding family of Stemilt has been growing sweet cherries for a century on Stemilt Hill, a beautiful high-elevation locale that’s well-known for producing the large, firm, and flavorful fruit. ...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 are excited to share with you what makes Stemilt dark-sweet and Rainier cherries so special. Stemilt grows a number of types of cherries, including: Chelan, Garnet, Sequoia, Bing, Lapins, Skeena, Sweetheart, Staccato, and Rainier. Learn about the history and characteristics of your favorite varieties and when you can find them in stores.

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

Lastly, we’ll answer your frequently asked question. Learn all about the passion and care that goes into growing Stemilt World Famous Fruit. 

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