Sk Dwarf cherry Carmin Jewel
The sk dwarf cherry series produces magnificent fruit shrubs of the morel cherry type, boasting qualities that make it ideal for fruit production. It is a dwarf shrub that reaches 2 to 2.5 metres at maturity. It is extremely hardy (-40°Celsius) and produces a large, high quality fruit. Sweet good-sized berries that are dark red at maturity. Abundant yield, fruit is well adapted to mechanical harvesting. The sk series is the result of a 50-year research project in Canada.
Average yield is 10 600 kg/ha (1 333 plants) Ref : Dwarf Cherry (sk) Budget, MAPAQ March 2008.
Very productive cultivar that provides small (3.5 gr) cherries. This variety has a high flesh-to-pit ratio. The first to be harvested among the sk cultivar series. At maturity, its Brix rate is 17.
Compatible variety :
Harvest type : Mécanisé, auto-cueillette
Harvest size :
Height : 2 mètres
Width : 1.5 mètres
Shrub type :
Description of the fruit : Dark purple (flesh and skin)
Fruit flavour : sweet fruit
Fruit weight : 3.5 à 4 gr.
Fruit Length :
Flowering period : June
Harvest time : Early, late July to early August
Use of the fruit : transformation, production commercial, auto-cueillette
Hardiness zones :