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Merton Bigarreau cherry


Heart-shaped. Firm, juicy, very good flavour, good quality. Stone small.


Visitor reviews


Tree register

United States

  • Anton in Pittsboro, NORTH CAROLINA

United Kingdom

Origins

  • Species: Prunus avium
  • Originates from: United Kingdom
  • Orange Pippin Cultivar ID: 1528

Identification

  • Fruit colour: Purple

Using

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

Growing

  • Flowering period: Early-Mid season
  • Flowering group: 2
  • Fertility: Self-sterile
  • Cherry incompatibility group: Group 12

Climate

  • Climate suitability: Temperate climates

Parents and other ancestors of this variety


Diseases

  • Canker  - Some susceptibility

Horticultural

  • Fruit splitting  - Very susceptible


Where to buy fresh fruit

United Kingdom




References

  • Fruit Expert
    Author: Hessayon


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