Justyna™ cherry

A Czech Republic cherry variety
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Justyna-cherry-variety

Comments

Trees are medium vigorous; the canopy is spreading and rather thick. Trees are precocious and productive. Fruit is resistant to cracking. This cultivar is suitable for growing on dwarf root-stocks.

Commercial or trial status

Commercial

Parentage

Crossed with ‘Kordia’ and ‘Starking Hardy Giant’.

Maturity Season

Late

Maturity

+12 days. Ripening is late, during fifth or sixth sweet cherry weeks (2 December 2012 in Bathurst). Flowering is medium and flowers are medium susceptibility to late spring frost.

Fruit size

The fruit size is large, weight from 9 - 10 g (26 - 28mm).

Skin

Dark red.

Flesh

Firm flesh

Flavour

Excellent flavour with taste similar to Kordia, Brix 25° and over.

Pollinator Notes

Yet to be determined.