Sweet cherry

 

Variety: Early Korvik (S)

Species: Prunus avium

Origin

Breeder, Place Blazek, Holovousy, Czech Republic
Intellectual property Artevos, Germany
Parents mutation of Korvic (S)
Property rights registered for EU plant variety rights

Blossom

Blooming date medium, high blossom density
Fertility self-sterile
S-allele, sterility group S2 S6, group 15
Pollinator CERASINA™ Prim 2.1 (S), Burlat, Fertille (S), SATIN™ Sumele (S), STARBLUSH™ SPC 207 (S), Walter (S), Kordia, KIR LAMOUR™ KSG 24 A (S), CERASINA™ Final 13.1 (S), KIR ROSSO™ KSG 03 A (S)
Incompatible with Korvic (S)

Fruit

Ripening time medium, 4.-5. cherry week
Scale, shape large to very large, 29-31 mm, 12-15 g, heart-shaped with a pronounced apex, long to very long stalk
Colour dark to black red, slightly purple, very shiny
Fruit flesh dark to black red, medium firm to firm, Durofel pressure 25: 68-72, finely textured, juicy, firm skin
Taste spicy flavour with balanced acidity, slightly bitter when underripe
Cracking sensitivity low to medium, mainly around stalk cavity

Tree

Vigour medium strong, at mature stage spreading, pendulous branches, good branching, tendency to blind wood, healthy and dark green leaves
Crop load ideal to high, more regular than 'Kordia'

Evaluation

Variety which ripens shortly before 'Kordia' with an attractive appearance and regular high yield. The fruits ripen evenly without clusters and are easy to pick. The firmness of the flesh dissipates rapidly when overcropping.

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