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Cherry varieties

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  • Heart shaped. Firm, slightly fibrous, juicy, good flavour.
  • Roundish heart-shaped. Quite firm, sweet, juicy, slightly acid, good flavour.
  • Round. Soft, fibrous, mederately juicy, fair quality. Stone small.
  • Very similar to Kentish Bigareau.
  • Roundish heart-shaped. Very firm, fibrous, quite juicy, fair quality. Stone medium.
  • Roundish heart-shaped. Soft, juicy, good quality. Stone small.
  • Very juicy, firm, excellent flavour.
  • Oval. Soft, juicy, good quality.
  • Roundish heart-shaped. Soft, fibrous, juicy, fair to good quality.
  • Roundish-oblong. Soft, fairly juicy, very sweet, good quality. Stone very small.

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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