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Sweetheart® cherry

Firm, good flavour. Self fertile.

Visitor reviews

  • 13 Oct 2012  El,  WISCONSIN, United States
    Very firm. Keeps extremely well when refridgerated. Has a great taste. I happen to like softer juicier fruit when cooking with sweet cherries, but it also does okay there.

Tree register

United States

  • KC in Littleton, COLORADO

United Kingdom


  • Species: Prunus avium
  • Originates from: Canada
  • Orange Pippin Cultivar ID: 1417


  • Fruit colour: Bright Red


  • Uses: Eat fresh
  • Harvest period: Mid-Late season
  • Use / keeping: 1-3 days


  • Flowering period: Mid-Late season
  • Flowering group: 4
  • Fertility: Self-fertile
  • Cherry universal pollinator: Yes


  • Climate suitability: Temperate climates

Also known as

  • Sumtare

Parents and other ancestors of this variety


  • Mildew  - Some susceptibility


  • Fruit splitting  - Some resistance

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