Sweet cherry

Trademark: PAPILLON ™

Variety: Pillangó (S)

Species: Prunus avium


Breeder, Place Brózik Sándor and Apostol János, Budapest-Erd, Hungary
Intellectual property Artevos, Germany
Crossing number VI 2/101
Property rights registered for EU plant variety rights and trademark


Blooming date medium late to late, ideal to high blossom density
Fertility self-sterile
S-allele, sterility group S6 S12, group 24
Pollinator Carmen (S), Early Korvik (S), STARBLUSH ™ SPC 207 (S), Schneiders Typen, Walter (S), Kordia, Klara (S), STARDUST ™ 13 N 07-70 (S), Henriette (S), Areko (S), Rubin, Irena (S), Regina, KIR LAMOUR ™ KSG 24 A (S), CERASINA ™ Final 12.1 (S)
Incompatible with Aida (S)


Ripening time medium, 5. cherry week, in the average 20 days after 'Burlat'
Scale, shape large, 28-30 mm, 11-13 g, kidney- to heart-shaped with obtuse apex, medium long to long, robust green stalks
Colour blushed cherry
Fruit flesh creamy, firm and crisp, Durofel pressure 25: 70-75 at full maturity, very juicy
Taste aromatic with very well balanced sugar-acid ratio, without bitterness, 18 Brix at full maturity
Cracking sensitivity low
Storage good, the stalks remain fresh and green


Vigour medium strong, compact without blind wood, semi-upright to spreading, very good branching, very well suitable for central leader system, healthy leaves and wood
Crop load Every year ideal to high production with very good fruit-size. The fruits are hanging densely without clusters. Because of the long stalks the picking rate is very high.


PAPILLON ™ Pillangó (S) is a blushed sweet cherry with a long harvesting period that ripens in the 5. cherry week. Special characteristics are the high cracking resistance, low susceptibility to bruising through wind damage as well as intense flavour and finely textured fruit flesh. Furthermore the good healthiness of the tree and foliage has convinced.

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