All about apples, pears, plums, and cherries - and orchards where they are grown

Cherry varieties

If the variety you are looking for is not listed here, please let us know.

  • Firm, juicy, good flavour. Stone small to medium, fairly free.
  • Conical heart-shaped. Soft, sweet, fair flavour, very juicy, quite good quality. Stone large and adherent.
  • Round. Soft, a little fibrous, very juicy, fair quality.
  • Flattish-round. Firm, juicy, sweet, aromatic, good flavour.
  • Roundish oval. Fairly soft, not fibrous, juicy, often slightly bitter, fair quality.
  • Round. Firm, moderately juicy, sweet, good quality.
  • Heart-shaped. Soft, very sweet, juicy, good to very good quality. Stone medium.
  • Roundish heart-shaped. Firm, fibrous, not very juicy, fair to good quality. Stone large.
  • Firm, slightly fibrous, juicy, very good flavour. Stone small, semi-free.
  • A synonym for Roundel Heart.
  • Heart-shaped. Soft, little fibrous, juicy, good quality.
  • Heart-shaped. Fairly soft, sweet, very good flavour, very juicy, excellent quality. Stone plump, medium size.
  • Round. Very firm, not fibrous, juicy, sweet, good quality.
  • Roundish-oblong. Firm, excellent flavour and quality.

We are grateful to Martin Crawford of Agroforestry Research Trust, for assistance with cherry data. Martin is also the author of a number of books, most recently Creating a Forest Garden.

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