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Fruit tree comparison - Napoleon Bigarreau
Cherry trees

Napoleon Bigarreau

A traditional white cherry, with an excellent flavour and appearance.  Remove this variety from the comparison


Gardening skill? Average
Cropping Good
Fertility? Not self-fertile
Flowering group? 5
Pollinating others? Average
Ploidy? Diploid
Bearing regularity? Regular
Fruit persistence? Ripens over a period


Picking season? Early
early / mid July
Use / keeping? 1-3 days
in a fridge
Flavour quality? Very good
Flavour style Sweet/Sharp

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Country of origin Germany
Period of origin 1750 - 1799
Fruit colour Yellow / Red
Blossom colour White
Leaf colour Green