Sweet cherry

Variety: Tamara (S)

Species: Prunus avium


Breeder, Place Blazek, Holovousy, Czech Republic
Intellectual property Artevos, Germany
Parents Krupnoplodnaja x Van
Crossing number HL 10 201
Property rights registered for EU plant variety rights


Blooming date early
Fertility self-sterile
S-allele, sterility group S1 S9, group 18
Pollinator Souvenir de Charmes, Nimba (S), Burlat, CERASINA ™ Prim 2.1 (S), CERASINA ™ Prim 3.1 (S), ADELISE ™ Masdel, Fertille (S), SAMBA ™ Sumste (S), Christiana (S), Vanda (S), SATIN ™ Sumele (S), Aida (S), SWEETHEART ™ Sumtare (S), KIR ROSSO ™ KSG 03 A (S)
Incompatible with CERASINA ™ Prim 2.3 (S), BELLISE ™ Bedel, EARLY RED ™ Maraly (S)


Ripening time medium, 5. cherry week
Scale, shape large to very large, >30 mm, heart-shaped with a deep stalk cavity, long stalk
Colour dark to black red, marbled, intensely shiny
Fruit flesh firm, Durofel pressure 25: 75-80, crunchy and very juicy
Taste highly aromatic, spicy, balanced sugar-acid ratio
Cracking sensitivity high to very high
Storage good


Vigour medium strong, very strongly pendulous, tendency to blind wood
Crop load only medium production


Tamara (S) has good fruit size, taste and attractive fruits. Because of the high susceptibility to brown rot and cracking this variety should not be cultivated without rain cover. A rain cover is only profitable when the fruits can be marketed in the premium segment and provide a potential high price.


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