Evans Cherry A compact fruit tree, Alberta introduction; showy white flowers in spring followed by loads of bright red sour cherries in mid summer, excellent for pies and jam; needs full sun and well-drained soil, self-pollinating; extremely hardy Evans Cherry is a small tree that is typically grown for its edible qualities. It produces cherry red round fruit (technically 'drupes') which are usually ready for picking in mid summer. Note that the fruits have hard inedible pits inside which must be removed before eating or processing. The fruits have a sour taste and a fleshy texture. The fruit are most often used in the following ways: Cooking Baking Preserves Hardy to Zone 2a We will notify you when your order is in and ready for pick up.