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Merton Late cherry

Very firm, juicy, good flavour..

Visitor reviews

  • 05 Aug 2013  Tahir,  United Kingdom
    A tasty white cherry (although it has to be pretty red before it's ripe) BUT quite small, a lot of picking effort required. Spanish Yellow is better (if you can get it from Brogdale)

Tree register

We don't have any registered trees for this variety yet.


  • Species: Prunus avium
  • Originates from: United States
  • Orange Pippin Cultivar ID: 1293
  • UK National Fruit Collection accession: 2002-069


  • Fruit colour: Red + Yellow


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


  • Cropping: Good
  • Flowering period: Early season
  • Flowering group: 1
  • Fertility: Self-sterile
  • Cherry universal pollinator: Yes


  • Climate suitability: Temperate climates


  • Canker  - Some susceptibility


  • Fruit splitting  - Very resistant

Where to buy fresh fruit

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