Jacinta™ cherry

A Czech Republic cherry variety
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Jacinta-cherry-variety

Comments

Best consumed as fresh fruit but they can be used for processing. Trees are precocious with high yields. It is medium resistant to fruit cracking.  Suitable for growing in modern small tree orchards of higher tree densities.

Commercial or trial status

Commercial

Parentage

Cross between ‘Early Rivers’ and ‘Moreau’.

Maturity Season

Early

Maturity

Early ripening, at the end of the second sweet cherry week (23 November 2012 in Bathurst). The time of flowering is medium early and flowers have medium susceptibility to late spring frosts.

Fruit size

Large fruit size; mean fruit weight varies from 8 to 9g (26 to 28mm).

Skin

Dark red.

Flesh

Good taste, medium fruit firmness similar to the ‘Burlat’ cv.

Pollinator Notes

Yet to be determined.