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Early Rivers cherry

Last updated 25 Jan 2012.

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Heart-shaped. Soft, melting, very juicy, sweet. Good flavour and quality when fully ripe. Stone small.

Origins

  • Species: Prunus avium
  • Originates from: Kent, United Kingdom
  • Orange Pippin Cultivar ID: 1444

Identification

  • Fruit colour: Purple

Using

  • Uses: Eat fresh
  • Harvest period: Early-Mid season

Growing

  • Cropping: Good
  • Flowering period: Late season
  • Flowering group: 5
  • Fertility: Self-sterile
  • Cherry incompatibility group: Group 2

Climate

  • Climate suitability: Temperate climates

Disease resistance

  • Leaf spot  - Some resistance
  • Canker  - Some susceptibility

Horticultural

  • Fruit splitting  - Some resistance

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