The novelty JACHIM® is from Saxony and the optimal sour cherry for the small housegarden or even for the balcony. It grows like a column (pillar type) and therefore needs only few space. It is very robust and gets along with only few cultivation. Fruits are on the one and two years old wood and hence almost no pruning is necessary. Taste good, well-balanced sugar-acid-ratio.
Picking season: mid June
Fruit size: large, 6g
Fruit colour: dark red, dark-red flesh, quite firm
Growth habit: upright, pillar shaped. Pruning is not necessary, only redundant branches may be removed. To get a tree with only one main shoot the shoots of the side branches shall be removed regularly.
Start to bear fruit: early
Bearing regularity: regular
Self-fertility: self-fertile but produce larger harvests when planted with another variety
Blossom frost-resistance: no
Cold hardiness: very good
Suitable for organic or no-spray culture: yes
General disease-resistance: very good
JACHIM® is characterized by a pillar tree type. This tree shape is characterized by a distinctive upright growth habit and narrower branch angles, shorter internodes and lower number of branches of the second and third order. The flowers and fruits are borne on spurs and short shoots with a high density. JACHIM® is tolerant to leaf diseases caused by fungi.
|Details and Specifications|
|Rootstock Characteristics and Description:||Colt ® - the best rootstock for growing sour cherry trees in private gardens. It produces a tree with a height of 3.5m - 5m, and tolerates poorer soils than Gisela 5 and needs less looking after. It's also useful for large cherry fans. Resistance to bacterial canker and crown gall.|