Red Hill Cherry Farm
Address: 61-69 Prossors Lane, Red Hill, Victoria 3937
Phone: 03 5989 2237 | Mobile: 0407 819 751
Pick your own Cherries at Red Hill Cherry Farm.
With 46 years of pick your own cherries Red Hill Cherry Farm is the oldest in the state and are considered an essential visit when on the Mornington Peninsula. Plan your Mornington Peninsula visit at the beginning of their cherry season.
Situated in a secluded valley in the centre of Red Hill, the Holmes family has been farming in Red Hill since the late 1800's. In 1969 they grew 100 trees with three varieties of cherries, now they own 4500 trees, which include 25 varieties.
The cherry season starts mid November and goes through to mid January. Sour Morello cherries are available from late December to mid January.
Also available for purchase is Cherry Port/Desert Wine so you can enjoy the taste of the cherries all year round. So come and enjoy the fun of picking fresh cherries from trees that are maintain at a low height so everybody can easily reach them. Enjoy mother nature at her best, producing beautiful tasting cherries fully ripened on the trees.
Red Hill Cherry Farm have selected cherry varieties that suitable for their growing area and have a unique intense flavour. Visitors want to pick their own cherries for the intense flavour and freshness from tree ripened fruit. Red Hill Cherry Farm also sell their cherries direct to the public from the farm gate. Cherries develop 60 per cent of their sweetness and flavour in the last week of ripening.
The cool Red Hill climate and rich volcanic soil add to the unique flavour of the cherries. They use sustainable growing methods with Bio Dynamic and organic preparations, so no artificial fertilisers are used, they grow green manure crops between the trees to help sweeten the soil.
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69 Prossors Lane Red Hill Melway 190 K6. For further directions please view the website, under the 'How to Find Us' tab.
- Car park
- Coach parking
- Non smoking establishment
- Public toilet
- Shaded area
Closed Christmas Day. Please note, opening hours may change at short notice due to wet weather or no ripe fruit available for picking. This is something operators have no control over so please ring before travelling.
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