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Kent Bigarreau cherry


Heart shaped. Firm, sweet, juicy, rich flavour. Stone small to medium.


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Tree register

We don't have any registered trees for this variety yet.

Origins

  • Species: Prunus avium
  • Originates from: Germany
  • Orange Pippin Cultivar ID: 1460
  • UK National Fruit Collection accession: 1997-005

Identification

  • Fruit colour: Red + Yellow

Using

  • Uses: Eat fresh
  • Harvest period: Mid season

Growing

  • Flowering period: Mid-Late season
  • Flowering group: 4
  • Fertility: Self-sterile
  • Cherry incompatibility group: Group 3
  • Vigour: Large
  • General disease resistance: Poor

Also known as

  • Amber Heart

Diseases

  • Canker  - Very susceptible

Horticultural

  • Fruit splitting  - Some susceptibility


Where to buy fresh fruit

No orchards have registered as growing this variety. If you grow this and want to register please go to our Orchard Registration form.



References

  • Cherries (1949)
    Author: Grubb


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