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Summer Sun cherry

One of the best cherry varieties for cool-temperate climates.

Summer Sun identification photos

UK National Fruit Collection
UK National Fruit Collection
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Tree register

United Kingdom

Spring blossom records for this variety

2018 season

2014 season

2013 season

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Harvest records for this variety

2013 season


  • Species: Prunus avium
  • Originates from: Norwich, United Kingdom
  • Introduced: 1990s
  • Developed by: John Innes Research Institute
  • Orange Pippin Cultivar ID: 2009


  • Fruit colour: Dark Red


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


  • Cropping: Good
  • Flowering group: 3
  • Fertility: Partially self-fertile
  • General disease resistance: Good

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