Modern self-fertile high-yielding tart cherry.
Crossing: Kelleriis 14 x Heimanns Rubinweichsel, Germany 1999
Vigour: slow-growing variety, compatible with all rootstocks, particularly suitable for mechanical harvesting
Blossom very late, not sensitive to rain and frost, self-fertile, blooms lateral to the long shoot and tends to form bouquet shoots
Fruits: very firm, dry, dark, large, fruit weight 6 g, very suitable as a wet preserve, topping fruit, for freezing and as a juice fruit
Taste: harmonious, sweet predominates sour
Harvest season: late June
Yield: early and high. Abundant sour cherry suitable for mechanical harvesting.
Disease resistance: the benefit is resistance to Monilia (Monilinia laxa) and leaf spot fungus that causes Blumeriella jaapii
|Details and Specifications|
|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.|