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Penny® cherry

An increasingly important late-season commercial sweet cherry in the UK.

Visitor reviews

  • 05 Aug 2013  Tahir,  United Kingdom
    A great dark red cherry, huge crops BUT splits quite easily and has been susceptible to brown rot this year

Tree register

United Kingdom

Spring blossom records for this variety

2013 season

  • 12th May  2013  - tree owned by Richard in York, United Kingdom

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  • Species: Prunus avium
  • Parentage: Colney x Inge
  • Originates from: Kent, United Kingdom
  • Introduced: 1987
  • Developed by: Ken Tobutt, East Malling Research
  • Orange Pippin Cultivar ID: 2008


  • Fruit colour: Black


  • Uses: Eat fresh
  • Flavour quality: Good
  • Harvest period: Very-Late season
  • Use / keeping: 1-3 days


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


  • Climate suitability: Warm climates

Parents and other ancestors of this variety

Where to buy fresh fruit

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