Sweet cherry

Variety: Regina

Species: Prunus avium


Breeder, Place ESTEBURG - Fruit-Growing Centre Jork, Germany
Parents Schneiders späte Knorpel x Rube, commercial variety since 1977
Crossing number 57/201
Property rights free variety


Blooming date late
Fertility self-sterile
S-allele, sterility group S1 S3, group 2
Pollinator Carmen (S), PAPILLON ™ Pillangó (S), Klara (S), Kordia, STARDUST ™ 13 N 07-70 (S), Rubin, Henriette (S), Irena (S), KIR VULCANO ™ KSG 16 A (S), KIR LAMOUR ™ KSG 24 A (S), CERASINA ™ Final 12.1 (S)
Incompatible with ADELISE ™ Masdel, SAMBA ™ Sumste (S), SATIN ™ Sumele (S), Areko (S), Otto (S)


Ripening time late, 7.-8. cherry week
Scale, shape large, 28-30 mm, rounded without apex, long stalk
Colour dark to brown red, shiny
Fruit flesh firm, Durofel pressure 25: 73-76, juicy
Taste mild taste with fine acidity
Cracking sensitivity low
Storage good


Vigour strong growth, semi-upright
Crop load ideal by good pollination and less strong growth


Important variety in the late ripening period that features good fruit size, firmness and easy transport. The yield depends on good pollination and the right choice of rootstocks. Particularly to mention is its cracking resistance and its low susceptibility to brown rot during continuing humid conditions.


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