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Cherry (Prunus) Skeena®
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Skeena®

Cherry

Parentage: Stella x Van x Bing

Description: Skeena is a high quality self fertile variety. Fruits have dark red skin and ruby red coloured flesh, well-balanced sweet-sharp flavour. Best when eaten fresh. Heavy cropping and has some frost resistance. Picking mid to late season when few other varieties are available.

History: Developed at the Summerland Research Station, Canada during 2000. Introduced to commerical growers in 2005. Bred to be resistant to fruit splitting.

Uses for this variety

Cherry Bite Eating

Fruit attributes

Flowering group 3 Flowering group 3
Self-fertile Self-fertile
Picking month Early August Picking month Early August