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Kordia cherry


Heart shaped. Firm, excellent slightly spicy flavour. Good balance of sweetness and acidity.


Visitor reviews

  • 05 Aug 2013  Tahir,  United Kingdom
    Great cherry for us, huge crops, great flavour, we had brown rot issues later in the season but the best black we grow
  • 30 Dec 2012  Garrit F.,  United States
    Kordia is an extremely high quality cherry that is somewhat resistant to cracking in the rain. It is, however, highly susceptible to spring frosts. It seems to be less susceptible to bacterial gummosis than Bing. It fruits prolifically if given adequate cross-pollination. Holds well on tree.

Tree register

United Kingdom

Belgium

Origins

  • Species: Prunus avium
  • Originates from: http://www.griba.it/fileadmin/user_upload/Sortenbe, Czech Republic
  • Introduced: 1981
  • Orange Pippin Cultivar ID: 1526
  • UK National Fruit Collection accession: 2002-072

Identification

  • Fruit colour: Dark Red

Using

  • Uses: Eat fresh
  • Harvest period: Mid season

Growing

  • Flowering period: Mid-Late season
  • Flowering group: 4
  • Fertility: Self-sterile
  • Cherry incompatibility group: Group 6

Climate

  • Climate suitability: Temperate climates
  • Blossom frost-resistance: Susceptible

Also known as

  • Attika
  • Techlovicka II

Offspring of this variety


Diseases

  • Canker  - Very resistant

Horticultural

  • Fruit splitting  - Very resistant


Where to buy fresh fruit

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