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Merchant cherry


Good flavour.


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United Kingdom

Origins

  • Species: Prunus avium
  • Originates from: Norfolk, United Kingdom
  • Introduced: 1970s
  • Developed by: Peter Matthews, John Innes Research Institute
  • Orange Pippin Cultivar ID: 1432
  • UK National Fruit Collection accession: 2002-103

Using

  • Uses: Eat fresh
  • Harvest period: Mid season

Growing

  • Flowering period: Mid-Late season
  • Flowering group: 4
  • Fertility: Self-sterile
  • Cherry universal pollinator: Yes
  • Pollinating others: Good
  • Precocity: Precocious

Climate

  • Climate suitability: Temperate climates

Other qualities

  • Awards: RHS AGM 1995

Diseases

  • Canker  - Some resistance

Horticultural

  • Fruit splitting  - Some susceptibility


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


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