Star Blush cv. cherry

Comments

The trees are vigorous and somewhat upright in growth habit. Tests showed this variety has low levels of natural (rain-induced) splitting. The cultivar is being released to extend the harvest season for blush sweet cherries.

Commercial or trial status

Commercial

Maturity

Ripens later than 'Rainier', '13N0770' (Stardust) or 'Lapins'. Bloom time of 'SPC207' is after 'Rainier' but before '13N0770' (Stardust).

Cropping

Crop levels are medium to high.

Fruit

Large-fruited, blush cherry

Fruit shape

Fruit is heart-shaped

Stem Length

Medium to long stems

Flesh

Firm flesh

Flavour

Flavour is medium to good after storage and pitting is only slight.

Pollinator Notes

Self-fertile