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Early Rivers cherry


Heart-shaped. Soft, melting, very juicy, sweet. Good flavour and quality when fully ripe. Stone small.


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United Kingdom

Origins

  • Species: Prunus avium
  • Originates from: Kent, United Kingdom
  • Orange Pippin Cultivar ID: 1444

Identification

  • Fruit colour: Purple

Using

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

Growing

  • Cropping: Good
  • Flowering period: Late season
  • Flowering group: 1
  • Fertility: Self-sterile
  • Cherry incompatibility group: Group 2

Diseases

  • Canker  - Some susceptibility
  • Leaf spot  - Some resistance

Horticultural

  • Fruit splitting  - Some resistance


Where to buy fresh fruit

No orchards have registered as growing this variety. If you grow this and want to register please go to our Orchard Registration form.



References

  • Fruit Expert
    Author: Hessayon
  • Fruit Expert
    Author: Hessayon


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