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Cherry trees
Black Oliver

Black Oliver is an English mid-season black cherry.
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Using


Cherry trees
Black Oliver
Picking seasonMid
CroppingGood
Keeping1-3 days
Fruit persistenceNormal ripening
Useful forEating fresh
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Growing


Cherry trees
Black Oliver
Gardening skillAverage
Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
Flowering group3
Pollinating othersAverage
VigourVigorous
Bearing regularityRegular
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Problems


Cherry trees
Black Oliver
Fruit splittingVery resistant
Disease resistanceAverage
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Climate


Cherry trees
Black Oliver
Climate typeTemperate climates
Mild damp climates
Summer average maximum temperaturesCool ( 20-24C / 68-75F)
Warm (25-30C / 76-85F)
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Identification


Cherry trees
Black Oliver
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Period of origin1900 - 1949
Flower colourWhite
Fruit colourBlack
Fruit sizeAverage
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