Black cherries


Gardening skill

?
Suitable for beginners
Average3
Some needed

Fruit tree categories

Cherry trees3

Stock availabilitytop


Height after 10 years


Small (dwarf)
Medium (semi-dwarf)2
Large (semi-vigorous)1
Full-size (standard)1

Rootstock


Colt1
F12/11
Gisela 52
Weigi 11
Weigi 21

Usingtop


Picking season

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Very early
Early
Mid1
Late1
Very late1

Keeping

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Does not keep
1-3 days3
1 week
2-3 weeks
1-2 months
3 months or more

Uses


Good for eating fresh3
Good for cooking
Good for juice
Good for cider

Cooking result


Puree
Textured puree
Keeps shape

Growingtop


Planting position


Full sun essential
Full sun preferred3
Tolerates partial shade
Tolerates north-facing shade

Flowering group

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1
2
32
41
5
6

Self-fertility

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Self-fertile
Partially self-fertile
Not self-fertile3

Ploidy

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Diploid3

Pollinating others

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Good
Average3
Poor

Vigour

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Weak growing
Slightly small
Average growth1
Slightly large
Large2
Very large

Precocity

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Precocious
Slow to start bearing

Cropping


Heavy
Good3
Light

Fruit bearing

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Spur-bearer
Free-spurring
Partial tip-bearer
Tip-bearer

Fruit persistence

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Normal ripening3
Fruit drops when ripe
Ripens over a period
Persistent

Bearing regularity

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Regular3
Biennial tendency

Climatetop


Blossom frost-resistance

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Good resistance
Some resistance
Susceptible1

Can be grown in


Temperate climates2
Mild / damp climates1
Warm climates2

Disease resistancetop


General resistance

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Good
Average1
Poor

Suitable for organic

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Organic / no-spray culture

Canker

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Very resistant1
Some resistance1
Neutral
Some susceptibility
Very susceptible

Scab

?
Very resistant
Some resistance
Neutral
Some susceptibility
Very susceptible

Mildew

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Very resistant
Some resistance
Neutral
Some susceptibility
Very susceptible

Silverleaf

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Very resistant
Some resistance
Neutral
Some susceptibility
Very susceptible

Fruit identificationtop


Country of origin


Czech Republic1
United Kingdom2

Period of origin


1500 - 1549
1550 - 1599
1600 - 1649
1650 - 1699
1700 - 1749
1750 - 1799
1800 - 1849
1850 - 1899
1900 - 19491
1950 - 19992
2000

Fruit colour


Black3
Red4
Red - dark3
Yellow / Red3

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