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Pollination of Athos cherry trees

Athos (Prunus avium)  is in flowering group 3. Athos is self-fertile and does not need a pollination partner, but fruiting may be improved if there is a compatible partner of a different variety nearby.Choose another variety

Varieties that will pollinate Athos in our catalogue

  • Amber Heart

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    The most popular traditional English white cherry, widely known as Kent Bigarreau.
    • Flowering group: 4
    • Not self-fertile
    • Picking: Mid
    • Black Oliver

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      A traditional English black cherry from the West Midlands.
      • Flowering group: 3
      • Not self-fertile
      • Picking: Mid
      • Burcombein stock

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        A dark red / black cherry from the Tamar valley.
        • Flowering group: 2
        • Not self-fertile
        • Picking: Late
        • Available rootstocks:
        • Colt
      • Celestein stock

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        Celeste is a compact dark red/black cherry, one of the best early-season varieties, with a sweet mild flavour.
        • Flowering group: 2
        • Self-fertile
        • Picking: Early
        • Available rootstocks:
        • Gisela 5
      • Colney

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        Colney is a large modern late-season English dessert cherry, dark red/black, with a good flavour.
        • Flowering group: 3
        • Not self-fertile
        • Picking: Late
        • Early Red Maralyin stock

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          Early Red is a modern dark red sweet cherry with a firm flesh.
          • Flowering group: 2
          • Not self-fertile
          • Picking: Early
          • Available rootstocks:
          • Gisela 5
        • Hertfordin stock

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          A large dark red English cherry with a good flavour.
          • Flowering group: 3
          • Not self-fertile
          • Picking: Late
          • Available rootstocks:
          • Gisela 5
        • Knight's Early Black

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          A traditional English early-season black cherry
          • Flowering group: 3
          • Not self-fertile
          • Picking: Early
          • Kordiain stock

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            Kordia is a large late-season true black cherry variety with a good balanced cherry flavour.
            • Flowering group: 4
            • Not self-fertile
            • Picking: Late
            • Available rootstocks:
            • Gisela 5
          • Lapinsin stock

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            Perhaps the best all-round sweet cherry for the UK. Easy to grow, with heavy crops of good-flavoured cherries.
            • Flowering group: 2
            • Self-fertile
            • Picking: Mid
            • Available rootstocks:
            • Gisela 5
            • Colt
          • Merchant

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            An early-season black/red cherry with a good flavour.
            • Flowering group: 2
            • Good pollinator
            • Not self-fertile
            • Picking: Early
            • Merton Gloryin stock

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              A well-known mid-season English white cherry.
              • Flowering group: 2
              • Good pollinator
              • Not self-fertile
              • Picking: Early
              • Available rootstocks:
              • Gisela 5
            • Nimba

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              Nimba is a modern large-fruited red sweet cherry, ripening right at the start of the cherry season.
              • Flowering group: 2
              • Not self-fertile
              • Picking: Very early
              • Pacific Red

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                Pacific Red is a modern large-fruited red sweet cherry with a firm flesh.
                • Flowering group: 2
                • Self-fertile
                • Picking: Early
                • Pennyin stock

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                  Penny is a high quality late-season black cherry - ripening in mid-August.
                  • Flowering group: 3
                  • Not self-fertile
                  • Picking: Very late
                  • Available rootstocks:
                  • Gisela 5
                  • Colt
                • Skeena

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                  One of the best of the Canadian late-season cherries.
                  • Flowering group: 3
                  • Self-fertile
                  • Picking: Late
                  • Stardustin stock

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                    Stardust is a new mid-season white cherry which is also fully self-fertile.
                    • Flowering group: 4
                    • Good pollinator
                    • Self-fertile
                    • Picking: Early
                    • Available rootstocks:
                    • Gisela 5
                  • Stellain stock

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                    If you only want to grow one cherry tree, choose Stella - self-fertile, easy to grow, and a good pollinator.
                    • Flowering group: 4
                    • Good pollinator
                    • Self-fertile
                    • Picking: Mid
                    • Available rootstocks:
                    • Gisela 5
                    • Colt
                  • Summer Sunin stock

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                    Summer Sun is productive mid-season cherry, and should ripen even if the summer weather is less than perfect.
                    • Flowering group: 3
                    • Good pollinator
                    • Partially self-fertile
                    • Picking: Mid
                    • Available rootstocks:
                    • Gisela 5
                    • Colt
                  • Sunburstin stock

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                    Sunburst is a large red mid-season cherry with a good sweet mild flavour, and notably easy to pick.
                    • Flowering group: 4
                    • Self-fertile
                    • Picking: Mid
                    • Available rootstocks:
                    • Colt
                  • Sweetheartin stock

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                    Sweetheart is one of the best-flavoured late-season cherries for the UK climate.
                    • Flowering group: 3
                    • Good pollinator
                    • Self-fertile
                    • Picking: Late
                    • Available rootstocks:
                    • Gisela 5
                    • Gisela 6
                    • Colt
                  • Sylviain stock

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                    Sylvia produces large dark red sweet cherries, ripening in the middle of the cherry season. It is a naturally small tree and grows with a columnar form, useful if space is limited.
                    • Flowering group: 4
                    • Not self-fertile
                    • Picking: Mid
                    • Available rootstocks:
                    • Colt
                  • Tamara

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                    Tamara has probably the largest fruit size of any of the cherry varieties we offer.
                    • Flowering group: 2
                    • Not self-fertile
                    • Picking: Late
                    • Waterloo

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                      Waterloo is a traditional English sweet cherry with a red / black skin.
                      • Flowering group: 2
                      • Not self-fertile
                      • Picking: Mid