Skeena® Cherry

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.

Attributes

  • Pollination group: Pollination group 3
  • Self-fertility: Self-fertile
  • Picking month: August
  • Uses: Eating

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