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Merton Glory cherry


A early/mid-season English white cherry.


Visitor reviews

  • 02 Feb 2012  Tahir,  United Kingdom
    An excellent white cherry, as good in our location as Rainier

Tree register

United Kingdom

Origins

  • Species: Prunus avium
  • Originates from: United Kingdom
  • Introduced: 1930s
  • Developed by: John Innes Research
  • Orange Pippin Cultivar ID: 2019

Identification

  • Fruit colour: White

Using

  • Uses: Eat fresh
  • Flavour quality: Good
  • Flavour style: Sweeter
  • Harvest period: Early season
  • Use / keeping: 1-3 days

Growing

  • Cropping: Good
  • Flowering period: Early-Mid season
  • Flowering group: 2
  • Fertility: Self-sterile
  • Cherry universal pollinator: Yes
  • Pollinating others: Good
  • General disease resistance: Good

Diseases

  • Canker  - Very resistant


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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