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Merchant cherry

Good flavour.

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United Kingdom


  • 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


  • Uses: Eat fresh
  • Harvest period: Mid season


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


  • Climate suitability: Temperate climates

Other qualities

  • Awards: RHS AGM 1995


  • Canker  - Some resistance


  • Fruit splitting  - Some susceptibility

Where to buy fresh fruit

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