Know your cherries
Dark. Traditional. Heavy cropper.
Large rich fruits with a superb flavour.
Merton Biggareau, Bradbourne Black
Flowering early. Fruits in mid July.
Pleasant old white Kent variety.
Gaucher Biggereau, Noir de Guben
Banana-yellow, flushed with orange.
Spectacularly large, red, self-fertile.
Early Rivers, Early Purple Guigne
Great size, rich flavour, glossy,
Napoleon Biggereau, Sunburst, Merton Glory
Throwing out abnormally long branches.
Self-fertile qualities have appeared.
Florence, Amber, Stella, Ohio Beauty
Particularly succulent and handsome.
Prone to canker. Needs to be watched.
Maria C. McCarthy © 2015