Somerset cherry

A USA cherry variety

Comments

Heavy cropper, fruit hangs well on the tree, heavy cropping may affect fruit size. Early colouring of fruit can be confused with maturity. Natural cracking 42% (Information taken from Australian data)

Commercial or trial status

Commercial

Origin

The origin of this variety is a cross between the varieties Van (1944) and VIC (1937)

Maturity

Matures mid to late season, approximately 8 to 10 days after Bing.

Fruit size

Medium to large

Fruit shape

Heart shaped fruit

Stem Length

Medium to short stalk.

Skin

Dark red/mahogany.

Flesh

Very firm, dark red.

Pollinator Notes

Possibly Stella, Van or Vega.