Cupid (Big late)
Sk Dwarf cherry Cupid (Big Late)
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 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) Réf : Dwarf cherry (sk) Budget, MAPAQ March 2008
Cupid (Big Late)
Cultivar aimed at the fresh market and equally suited to processing. Average yield, but very large fruit : 6.5 gr. It has a pronounced cherry taste, with well-balanced flavours for fresh consumption. It is the latest to ripen of the cultivars. Its Brix rate at maturity is upwards of 19.
*Also known as “Big late”
Compatible variety :
Harvest type : Mechanical harvesting, self-picking
Harvest size :
Height : 2 metres
Width : 1.5 metres
Shrub type :
Description of the fruit : Dark red fruit
Fruit flavour : sweet fruit
Fruit weight : 6.5 gr.
Fruit Length :
Flowering period : June
Harvest time : late August to early September (late)
Use of the fruit : Transformation, commercial production, self-picking
Hardiness zones :