Helga™ cherry

A Czech Republic cherry variety
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Helga-cherry-variety

Comments

Trees are precocious and productive. Regarding fruit cracking this cultivar is medium resistant. This cultivar is suitable for growing in modern small tree orchards of higher tree densities. It has a good performance on dwarf rootstocks. Vigorous trees when young, intermediate when cropping. (Information from overseas data.)

Commercial or trial status

Commercial

Parentage

Cross between Early Rivers and Moreau.

Maturity Season

Early

Maturity

Early ripening, at the end of the 2nd sweet cherry week (23 November 2012 in Bathurst). Early to medium flowering and medium susceptibility to late spring frosts.

Fruit size

Large, fruit weight varies from 8 to 9g (26 to 28mm).

Skin

Dark red.

Flesh

Medium firmness, taste is very good.

Pollinator Notes

Yet to be determined.