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Starking Hardy Giant cherry

Roundish heart-shaped. Firm, juicy, very good flavour. Very susceptible to viruses.

Visitor reviews

  • 24 Jun 2017  Jeff Carl,  WA, 98392, United States
    Best Tasting Cherry I have out of two dozen cultivars. Good tree vigor, good yields and somewhat drooping limbs which aids picking. On a Mazzard rootstock.

Tree register

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


  • Species: Prunus avium
  • Originates from: WI, United States
  • Orange Pippin Cultivar ID: 1402


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


  • Flowering period: Early-Mid season
  • Flowering group: 2
  • Fertility: Self-sterile


  • Climate suitability: Temperate climates


  • Fruit splitting  - Some susceptibility

Where to buy fresh fruit

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