Sweet cherry

Trademark: ADELISE ™

Variety: Masdel

Species: Prunus avium


Breeder, Place P. Argot, France
Intellectual property Georges Delbard, France
Crossing number C 467
Type, Selection clone INFEL 4336
Property rights registered for EU trademark


Blooming date early, long blossom period
Fertility self-sterile
S-allele, sterility group S1 S3, group 2
Pollinator Nimba (S), Souvenir des Charmes, Burlat, CERASINA ™ Prim 2.1 (S), CERASINA ™ Prim 2.3 (S), CERASINA ™ Prim 3.1 (S), BELLISE ™ Bedel, EARLY RED ™ Maraly (S), Fertille (S), Christiana (S), Vanda (S), Aida (S), Tamara (S), SWEETHEART ™ Sumtare (S), KIR ROSSO ™ KSG 03 A (S)
Incompatible with SAMBA ™ Sumste (S), SATIN ™ Sumele (S), Areko (S), Regina, Otto (S)


Ripening time early, 3. cherry week
Scale, shape large to very large, 29-31 mm, 11-13 g, kidney-shaped, slightly ribbed, medium long, robust stalk
Colour dark to black red, clearly marbled
Fruit flesh creamy to pink red, very firm, Durofel pressure 25: 80-85 at full maturity, just before maturity a bit dry, very juicy when fully ripe
Taste spicy-aromatic, good flavour even before full maturity
Cracking sensitivity low to medium, mostly in the stalk cavity
Storage good


Vigour medium strong, spreading, very good branching, slightly pendulous branches, healthy dark green leaves
Crop load medium productivity


Because of the very good fruit characteristics of size, firmness and taste ADELISE ™ Masdel is a high quality dessert fruit. The medium productivity can be compensated with marketing as a premium quality fruit. The use of GiSelA ™ 3 rootstocks can increase the crop load on suitable soils.

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