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Merton Premier cherry


Heart-shaped. Soft, sweet, good flavour, juicy, excellent quality.


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Tree register

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

Origins

  • Species: Prunus avium
  • Originates from: Italy
  • Orange Pippin Cultivar ID: 1275

Identification

  • Fruit colour: Mahogany

Using

  • Uses: Eat fresh
  • Harvest period: Mid season

Growing

  • Cropping: Heavy
  • Flowering period: Mid season
  • Flowering group: 3
  • Fertility: Self-sterile

Climate

  • Climate suitability: Temperate climates

Diseases

  • Canker  - Some susceptibility
  • Brown rot  Monilinia fructigena  - Some resistance

Horticultural

  • Fruit splitting  - Some susceptibility


Where to buy fresh fruit

United Kingdom





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