Bing Cherries

Cherries are one of the oldest fruits in the world, having been cultivated and farmed over 2,000 years ago. Thanks to their sweet flavor and nutritious properties, they’ve become widely popular since their original cultivation. But we’re not the only ones who love cherries: the name translates in Latin to “for the birds.” The bing cherry is a variety of the wild or sweet cherry that originated in the Pacific Northwest. It is the most widely produced variety of sweet cherry in the United States. This variety was created as a hybrid in 1875 by an Oregon horticulturist an..

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