Cherry pits will grow into a cherry tree, but the cherries it produces will not be the same as the planted pit. The most successful way to propagate a fruit tree that is true to its parent is by grafting. A planted cherry pit will take one to two years to germinate if successful.
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Pricilla Bell has been a freelance copywriter and journalist for five years. She has studied herbal and alternative medicine with noted herbalist Susan Parker. Pricilla Bell is currently pursuing a degree from Boston University. Bell has been working with Demand Studio since March 2009 writing articles about herbal and alternative medicine.