Sk Dwarf cherry Valentine
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-years research project in Canada.
Average yield is 10 600 kg/ha (1 333 plants) Ref : Dwarf Cherry (sk) Budget MAPAQ March 2008.
Highly abundant variety at mid-season. Produces medium-sized fruit : 4.5 gr. Used in processing. Recommended for cherry pies, with no dyes needed. Its Brix rate at maturity is 15.
Compatible variety :
Harvest type : Mechanical harvesting, self-picking
Harvest size :
Height : 2.5 metres
Width : 1.5 metres
Shrub type :
Description of the fruit : Red fruit
Fruit flavour :
Fruit weight : 4.5 gr.
Fruit Length :
Flowering period : June
Harvest time : Beginning in mid-August (Mid season)
Use of the fruit : Production commercial, transformation, auto-cueillette
Hardiness zones :