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no longer available Sweet Cherry (Prunus avium) SWEETHEART®

An excellent bright red dessert cherry. Late variety of interest when grafted on weak rootstocks that can promote early bearing and improve the organoleptic quality of the fruit. Very heavy cropping. The fruits ripen over a very long period so if heavy rain spoils some of the crop, there will be plenty more to come. Excellent flavour.

Picking season: early July
Fruit size: large, 9-10g, kidney-shaped
Susceptibility to cracking: very low
Fruit colour: bright-red
Vigour: medium strong
Growth habit: upright-spreading
Start to bear fruit: early
Cropping: consistent high yield
Bearing regularity: regular
Self-fertility: self-fertile, but pollination by another cherry will maximise yield
Blossom frost-resistance: no
Cold hardiness: very good
Suitable for organic or no-spray culture: yes
General disease-resistance: very good

 

Details and Specifications
Pot growing plant: yes
Rootstock Characteristics and Description: GISELA ® 5 (P. cerasus x P. canescens) - A new compact Rootstock for Cherries With a size reduction of some 40% over colt, Cherry Trees of only 2,5 to 3m in height are now easily attainable with only the basic pruning required of all Cherries. Very productive early in life, good yields after only 2 seasons, and sometimes on the maiden year. Ideal for the intense orchard, smaller garden and tubs & planters. Highly recommended as the best general rootstock for cherries.

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Sweet Cherry (Prunus avium) SWEETHEART®

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