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Castor cherry

Round to heart-shaped. Softens rapidy during ripening, flavour aromatic, good.

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


  • Species: Prunus avium
  • Originates from: London, United Kingdom
  • Orange Pippin Cultivar ID: 1498
  • UK National Fruit Collection accession: 1980-095


  • Fruit colour: Dark Red


  • Uses: Eat fresh
  • Harvest period: Mid-Late season


  • Flowering period: Mid-Late season
  • Flowering group: 4
  • Fertility: Self-sterile
  • Cherry incompatibility group: Group 9
  • Precocity: Slow to start bearing


  • Climate suitability: Temperate climates


  • Leaf spot  - Some susceptibility
  • Brown rot  Monilinia fructigena  - Some susceptibility


  • Fruit splitting  - Very resistant

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