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Cherry (Prunus) Early Rivers
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Early Rivers


Description: Early Rivers is a very popular, reliable eating variety. A black cherry that's noted for it's earliness and exceptional fruit size. Heavy crops of large, heart-shaped, red to black cherries with very dark flesh; flavour is delicious. A very vigorous and spreading habit. Some resistance to leaf spot and fruit splitting.

History: Originates from the famous Rivers Nursery at Sawbridgeworth, Hertfordshire in 1869. Grown for hundreds of years in Kent and still remains well-known to the area.

Pollination Partners: Cherry Celeste Cherry Lapins Cherokee Cherry Morello Cherry Skeena Cherry Stella Cherry Sunburst Cherry Sweetheart Cherry Waterloo

Uses for this variety

Cherry Bite Eating

Fruit attributes

Flowering group 1 Flowering group 1
Picking month Early June Picking month Early June