no longer available Sweet Cherry (Prunus avium) CELESTE®

An early-season large-fruited attractive variety from Canada interesting for self-pollination and fruit quality. Especially suitable for small gardens.

Crossing: Van X Newstar, released in 1990
Vigour: the tree grows compact but strong, upright, needs little space
Blossom: medium early, self-fertile
Fruit: the cherry is very large 10 - 11 g, heart-shaped, dark red, medium firm
Pulp: juicy with a small stone
Taste: excellent, very sweet, quite mild, and with a pleasant cherry aftertaste
Harvest season: mid June
Yield: high and regular, very early yield onset
Special notes: suitable for small gardens. Not very sensitive to transport damage, it is also suitable for storage in the refrigerator.

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) CELESTE®

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