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Cherry varieties

If the variety you are looking for is not listed here, please let us know.

  • Roundish. Soft, fibrous, moderately juicy, fair to good quality.
  • Roundish. Soft, a little fibrous, juicy, very good quality.
  • Long heart-shaped. Soft, a little fibrous, juicy, good quality. Stone large.
  • Round to heart-shaped. Softens rapidy during ripening, flavour aromatic, good.
  • Flesh firm and dry.
  • Round. Moderately firm, very good flavour, rich in soluble solids.
  • Roundish-oblong. Firm, not fibrous, juicy, sweet. Good quality.
  • Round. Soft, fibrous, fairly juicy. Fair to good quality.
  • Roundish. Firm, fibrous, juicy, sweet. Good quality.
  • Roundish-heart shaped. Firm, sweet, fairly acidic.
  • Oblong. Firm, fibrous, sweet, juicy. Very good flavour. Small stone.
  • Roundish-heart shaped. Firm, fairly juicy, sweet. Fair to good quality.
  • Firm, average to good flavour. Skin colour is black/purple.
  • Firm, sweet.
  • Firm, good flavour.
  • Round. Soft, not fibrous, juicy, sweet. Good quality. Small stone.

We are grateful to Martin Crawford of Agroforestry Research Trust, for assistance with cherry data. Martin is also the author of a number of books, most recently Creating a Forest Garden.


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