Cherry Trees


VARIETIES

Brooks


Origin: California
Harvest Period: November 8th. (Santiago)
Size: 27-28mm.
Flavor and Firmness: Very good flavor, satisfactory firmness
Pedicel: Medium
Tree: Vigorous, good branching, high precocity, and productivity
Pollination: Tulare, Lapins, Garnet.
Harvest/Post-Harvest: Medium. A lot exports through air transportation
Breakage: Very susceptible.

Van


Origin: Summerland 1936.
Harvest Period: It ripens two to four days before Bing, during the 4th week of November. (Curicó).
Size: Medium, 24-26 mm
Flavor and Firmness: very good flavor, adequate firmness without overload.
Pedicel: Short
Tree: vigorous, presents precocity, soured, and productive (risk of over production)
Pollination: intermediate flowering. Pollinators: Bing, Rainier.
Harvest/Post-Harvest: sensitive to pitting (short and rigid pedicels), kidney shape
Breakage: High Sensibility.

Bing


Origin: Var Republican seed from Oregon, USA, in 1875.
Harvest period: Fourth week of November with cyanamide in the Rancagua area, and between the first and second week of December without cyanamide in the Curico area.
Size: Medium, 24-26 mm.
Flavor and Firmness: Excellent, sets the standard for other varieties
Pedicel: Medium
Tree: Semi vigorous tree, regular precocity, stringent during winter cold, high susceptibility to bacterial cancer
Pollination: very stringent, intermediate flowering. Pollinators: Black Tartarian, Lapins, Sweetheart, Van, Rainier, Stella among others self-pollinators with similar flowering
Harvest/Post-Harvest: Good arrivals in distant markets through maritime transport (with good management).
Breakage: High Susceptibility

Rainier


Origin: Prosser, Washington, USA, 1960 (Bing x Van).
Harvest Period: 3-6 days after Bing.
Size: Good, 25-27 mm
Flavor and Firmness: Excellent flavor and good firmness. Very susceptible to get marks from mechanical damage
Pedicel: Medium.
Tree: Vigorous, good branching, rustic, high precocity and very productive.
Pollination: early to intermediate flowering. Pollinators: Bing, Van, Sweetheart, Lapins.
Harvest/Post-Harvest: Highly likely to get marks from mechanical damage. It requeires special care during harvest and packaging
Breakage: Sensitive, but less sensitive than Bing.

Stella


Origin: Summerland 1970 (Lambert x John Innes 2420).
Harvest Period: 2-5 days after Bing.
Size: Medium, 24-26 mm
Flavor and Firmness: Regular flavor y variable firmness depending on management
Pedicel: Medium
Tree: Vigorous, good branching and precocity (less than Van).
Pollination: Intermediate– late flowering, Self-pollinator. First self-pollinator variety discovered
Harvest/Post-Harvest: Less pitting que Van (longer and rope-shaped peduncle)
Breakage: Medium Susceptibility.

Lapins


Origin: Summerland 1983 (Van x Stella).
Harvest Period: 5- 10 days after Bing,
Size: Big, 25-28 mm
Flavor and Firmness: Good flavor and firmness, but inferior than Bing.
Pedicel: Medium.
Tree: Vigorous and erect with regular branching and high concentration of rings in the first production. Abundant after-curdle miscarriage. It requires load regulation.
Pollination: Early-flowering, Self-pollinator and also good pollinator.
Harvest/Post-Harvest: More susceptible to pitting than Bing, but less than Van.
Breakage: Medium susceptibility.

Kordia


Origin: Czechoslovakia, 1963 (random seed).
Harvest period: 6-8 days after Bing.
Size: Big, 25-27 mm
Flavor and Firmness: Excellent, good sweet-acidity balance, very consistent (meaty)
Pedicel: Large
Tree: Very vigorous with a lot of branching, Not too precocious. Regular productivity.
Pollination: late-intermediate flowering. Pollinators: Summit, Stella, Lambert, Hedelfingen, Regina.
Harvest/Post-Harvest: Good, similar to Bing. Though its pedicel gets dehydrated easily
Breakage: Very resistant

Regina


Origin: Hamburg, Germany, 1981 (Schneider’s x Rube).
Harvest Period: One week after Lapins (San Clemente)
Size: Big, 25-28 mm (grows toward the end).
Flavor and Firmness: Regular flavor and big stone. Very firm.
Pedicel: Large
Tree: Semi-vigorous, good branching and precocity
Pollination: Late flowering. Pollinators: Kordia, Sam, Summit, Stella.
Harvest/Post-harves: Good experience in the first exporting products sent to distant markets through maritime transport.
Breakage: Very resistent.

Frisco cv


Origin: California
Size: Big 28-30 mm.
Flavor and Firmness: Very sweet (19° Brix), satisfactory firmness 78 Durofel even with black color
Pedicel: Medium
Tree: High to medium vigor tree, semi-open
Pollination: Self-Pollinator Group 9 (S1S4).
Breakage: Medium Resistance

Sam

Origin: Great Lakes.
Size: Medium to large
Flavor and Firmness: Sweet and good firmness.
Tree: Productive, vigorous and winter resistant
Pollination: Bing, Van, Stella.
Harvest/Post-Harvest: Medium post-harvest life.
Breakage: Low susceptibility

Santina

Origin: Canada
Size: Medium-Large 26-30mm
Flavor and Firmness: Sweet (18 a 22° Brix) and firm
Pedicel: Medium.
Tree: semi -vigorous, semi-erect.
Pollination: Self-pollinator.
Breakage: Sensitive

Sunburst

Origin: Canada.
Size: Big 30 mm.
Flavor and Firmness: Very sweet, medium firmness
Tree: Semi-erect, medium vigor and high precocity
Pollination: Self-Pollinator
Harvest/Post-Harvest: Good post-harvest life.
Breakage: susceptible

Skeena

Origin: Canada
Size: Big 28 – 30 mm.
Flavor and Firmness: Sweet (17° Brix). Good firmness
Tree: Semi-extended, presents precocity
Pollination: Self-pollinator
Harvest/Post-havest: Medium post-harvest life
Breakage: Tolerant

Sylvia

Origin: Canada.
Size: 28 mm.
Flavor and Firmness: Regular flavor, medium firmness.
Tree: Medium vigor with semi-erect growth.
Pollination: Sunburst
Harvest/Post-Harvest: Good post-harvest

Summit

Origin: Canada
Size: 30 mm.
Flavor and Firmness: Sweet, variable firmness depending on the size
Tree: Vigorous and semi-erect, low precocity
Pollination: Bing, Van, Sunburst.
Harvest/Post-harvest: Medium post-harvest life.
Breakage: Medium susceptibility

ROOTSTOCKS

GiSelA®5

GiSela®5: Low vigor rootstock highly precocious. Suitable for non Self-pollinators varieties. It requires a good quality soil.

GiSelA®6

GiSela®6: Low vigor rootstock highly precocious. Suitable for non Self-pollinators varieties. It requires a good quality soil.

GiSelA®12

GiSela®12: Rootstock that possesses a similar vigor than MaxMa14 and that is highly precocious.

MaxMa14

MaxMa14: Medium vigor rootstock. It adds precocity in the beginning of the production. It works better on loam soil. It adapts better with irrigation systems.

MaxMa60

MaxMa60: High vigor rootstock (similar to Colt). More precocious than Colt in the beggining of the production.

Colt

Colt: High vigor rootstock. Recommended for Self-pollinators varieties with medium to high cuddle.

Cab6P

Colt: High vigor rootstock. Recommended for Self-pollinators varieties with medium to high cuddle.

 

PLANT TYPES

Bare root finished Plant

Quality measured according to trunk diameter 5 centimeters over rootstock.

Quality
Diameter
Super
1,90 mt
XL
1,70 – 1,90 mt
L
1,50 – 1,70 mt

Finished Sheet Plant

Quality measured according to trunk diameter 5 centimeters over rootstock.

Quality
Diameter
Super
>1,80 mt
XL
1,60 – 1,80 mt
L
1,40 – 1,60 mt

FINAL PLANT  2 YEARS

SPRING SHEET PLANT

FINISHED SHEET PLANT