The Brooks Cherry Tree is a relatively new patented variety that offers some outstanding qualities. Of which, its low chilling requirement of 400 - 500 hours is the most important. These low chill cherry trees make it possible for those living in the huge range of USDA Zone 8 to have the opportunity of growing delicious sweet cherries in their very own backyards. The Brooks Cherry Tree yields a large, dark red cherry very similar to Bing but with half the chill hour requirements to produce. Its flavor is sweet, rich and well-balanced. It's flesh is firm and crisp with luscious shades of red and pink. Its a semi-freestone cherry. Pollinates well with Coral, Kansas Sweet, and Tulare.