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Black cherries

A list of so-called "black" or dark-skinned cherry varieties.


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Categories

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Stock availability

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Form

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Mature size

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Rootstocks

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  • 2?
  • 1?

Supplied as

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Growing

Gardening skill?

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Self-fertility?

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Flowering group?

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Pollinating others?

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Ploidy?

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Universal pollinator?

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Fruit bearing?

Climate suitability

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Wildlife

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Using

Picking month

Picking season?

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Cropping?

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Keeping (of fruit)?

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Food uses

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Flavour style (apples)

Cooking result

Juice style

Cling-stone


Problems

Disease resistance?

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Scab?

Canker

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Mildew?

Bacterial canker

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Silverleaf

Peach leaf curl

Fruit splitting

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Identification

Country of origin

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Period of origin

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Flowering month

Flesh colour

Fruit colour

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Fruit size

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Awards

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Varieties list

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    Black Oliver

    Black Oliver cherry trees
    A traditional English black cherry from the West Midlands.
    • Picking season: Mid
    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
    • Universal pollinator: Yes
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    Burcombe

    A dark red / black cherry from the Tamar valley.
    • Picking season: Late
    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
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    Colney

    Colney cherry trees
    Colney is a large modern late-season English dessert cherry, dark red/black, with a good flavour.
    • Picking season: Late
    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
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    Hertford

    Hertford cherry trees
    A large dark red English cherry with a good flavour.
    • Picking season: Late
    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
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    Knight's Early Black

    Knight's Early Black cherry trees
    A traditional English early-season black cherry
    • Picking season: Early
    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
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    Kordia

    Kordia cherry trees
    Kordia is a large late-season true black cherry variety with a good balanced cherry flavour.
    • Picking season: Late
    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
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    Penny

    Penny cherry trees
    Penny is a high quality late-season black cherry - ripening in mid-August.
    • Picking season: Very late
    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
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    Regina

    Regina cherry trees
    Regina is a new late-season sweet black cherry, with a good flavour and resistance to splitting.
    • Picking season: Late
    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
    • Universal pollinator: No