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Athos cherry

Prunus avium
A natural dwarf sweet cherry tree, unlikely to get much bigger than 2m.

USDA identification images for Athos

The identification paintings in the USDA Pomological Watercolor Collection span the years 1886 to 1942.

    Citation: U.S. Department of Agriculture Pomological Watercolor Collection. Rare and Special Collections, National Agricultural Library, Beltsville, MD 20705.

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    • Species: Prunus avium
    • Parentage: Kerr's Easy Pick and Cascanski Rubin


    • Picking season: Mid
    • Cropping: Good
    • Keeping (of fruit): 1-3 days
    • Food uses: Eating fresh


    • Self-fertility: Self-fertile
    • Flowering group: 3
    • Growth habit: Spreading / Flat-topped
    • Bearing regularity: Regular


    • Country of origin: United Kingdom
    • Period of origin: 2000
    • Flower colour: White
    • Flower form: Single flower (5-8 petals)
    • Flower size: Small
    • Leaf colour: Green
    • Fruit size: Average
    • Fruit colour: Red - dark

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