Merton Bigarreau Cherry

Cherry

Parentage: Knights Early Black x Napoleon Bigarreau

Description: Merton Bigarreau is a traditional, high quality cherry that produces a good crop of firm, black fruits with juicy red flesh. An outstanding flavour, sweet and rich!

History: Bred at the John Innes Horticultural Institute in 1924.

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

Attributes

  • Uses: Eating
  • Picking month: July
  • Pollination group: Pollination group 2

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