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Cherry (Prunus) Knights Early Black

Knights Early Black


Parentage: Merton Bigarreau

Description: Knights Early Black is an old traditional variety. Produces a mass of black, round to heart shaped fruit with dark red juice hanging on long 'strigs'. Richly fruit, sweet and aromatic. Reasonably split and bacterial disease resistance.

History: Developed by Mr Thomas Andrew Knight at his mansion in Kent in 1946.

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 3 Flowering group 3
Picking month Early July Picking month Early July