Sweet cherry

Variety: Schneiders späte Knorpel

Species: Prunus avium


Breeder, Place found by Mr. Schneider around 1850 at Guben/Neiße, Germany
Parents chance seedling
Type, Selection Typ Nordwunder, Typ Zeppelin
Synonym Kaiser Franz, Haumüller, Ferrovia, Germersdorfer
Property rights free variety


Blooming date medium late
Fertility self-sterile
S-allele, sterility group S3 S12, group 22
Pollinator Carmen (S), STARBLUSH ™ SPC 207 (S), PAPILLON ™ Pillangó (S), Early Korvik (S), Walter (S), Kordia
Incompatible with Klara (S), Rubin


Ripening time medium, 5. cherry week, uneven ripening
Scale, shape medium to large, 27-30 mm, 10-13 g, rounded to heart-shaped, long thin stalk
Colour brown red
Fruit flesh medium firm to firm, Durofel pressure 25: 70-73, crunchy, juicy, firm skin
Taste balanced sweet taste
Cracking sensitivity medium to high, high susceptibility to brown rot in humid conditions
Storage good


Vigour medium to strong, semi-upright, good branching
Crop load medium to high


Formerly most important variety of the medium ripening period, which is mostly suitable for warm sites. Well-known and appreciated by customers. Yields well and early on weak rootstocks. Heavy fruit drop, uneven ripening and low cracking resistance can be an issue.

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