A unique sweet cherry x sour cherry interspecific hybrid. The fruits are as big as the cherries with a unique taste between sweet cherry and sour cherry without excessive acidity. The variety is resistant to brown rot, leaf spot and is quite hardy, suitable for organic or no-spray culture.
Crossing: sour cherry Ostheimer Weichsel x cherry Valery Chkalov, breeders Lilija Ivanovna Taranenko, A.I. Sychov
Vigour: moderate like the sour cherry, branching resembles the sweet cherry, crown moderately dense, round. On the rootstock Gisela 5, the cherry is just a small compact tree, reaches a maximum height of 2.5 - 3 m, does not take up much space and is suitable for small gardens.
Blossom: cross-pollinate, need cross pollination with cherry that blooms at the same time, or another sweet-sour cherry hybrid
Fruit: very large, weight 9 g and more, juicy, dark red, firm, shiny. In rainy weather, fruits neither crack nor rot. Fruits are good storable and transportable.
Pulp: juicy, pulp and juice dark red
Taste: harmonious, very refreshing, sweet like sweet cherry with a mild sour cherry taste
Harvest season: near Bratislava mid-June. Ripe fruits can stay on the tree for a long time without damage, with gradual ripening they lose acidity and the flesh turns a distinct dark red color.
Special notes: very suitable for small gardens. The variety is valuable for its fruit quality, good health, and frost resistance. The advantage is the resistance to brown rot of stone fruit (Monilinia laxa) and leaf spot caused by the fungus Blumeriella jaapii.