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Cherry trees
Sunburst

Sunburst is a large red mid-season cherry with a good sweet mild flavour, and notably easy to pick.
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Cherry trees
Sunburst
Picking seasonMid
CroppingHeavy
Keeping (of fruit)1-3 days
Fruit persistenceNormal ripening
Flavour qualityVery good
Food usesEating fresh
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Growing


Cherry trees
Sunburst
Gardening skillAverage
Self-fertilitySelf-fertile
Flowering group4
Pollinating othersAverage
VigourVigorous
PrecocityPrecocious
Bearing regularityRegular
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Problems


Cherry trees
Sunburst
Fruit splittingSome resistance
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Climate


Cherry trees
Sunburst
Climate suitabilityTemperate climates
Warm climates
Summer average maximum temperaturesCool ( 20-24C / 68-75F)
Warm (25-30C / 76-85F)
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Identification


Cherry trees
Sunburst
Country of originCanada
Period of origin1950 - 1999
Flower colourWhite
Leaf colourGreen
Fruit colourRed
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