A high-quality large-fruited, dark-red heart-shaped variety of sweet cherry with an excellent taste, resistant to stone monilinia and frost. The variety is undemanding to the climatic conditions and soil composition.
Crossing: Drogana Yellow x unknown variety, breeder Lilija Ivanovna Taranenko, Ukraine-Donetsk in 1997
Vigour: 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. Forms a spherical, well-branched crown of medium density.
Blossom: mid-early, cross-pollinate, need cross pollination with a different variety of sweet cherry. The flowers are partially resistant to late spring frosts.
Fruit: large, weight 9 - 10 g, round to oval, dark red, firm. Resistant to fruit cracking even in heavy rain and high humidity.
Pulp: dark red, juicy, semi-crispy, fragrant, freestone. Juice dense, dark red.
Taste: excellent dessert-sweet with a pleasant acidity
Harvest season: early June
Yeald: high and stable, an average of 60 - 80 kg / 10 year old tree. Start to full produce fruit in 4th year after planting, but a small quantity of fruits could appear even in second year.
Special notes: The variety is valuable because of its fruit quality, good health and resistance to frost. Suitable for organic or no-spray culture.