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Knight's Early Black

A traditional English early-season black cherry  Remove this variety from the comparison


Gardening skill? Average
Cropping Good
Fertility? Not self-fertile
Flowering group? 3
Pollinating others? Average
Ploidy? Diploid
Vigour? Average growth
Bearing regularity? Regular
Growth habit Spreading


Picking season? Early
Use / keeping? 1-3 days
Flavour quality? Very good

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Overall disease resistance? Good


Country of origin United Kingdom
Period of origin 1800 - 1849
Fruit colour Black
Blossom colour White
Leaf colour Green