Varieties of cherries: which is better to choose

Fruit tree of the family Rosaceae. Unlike cherries, it is more resistant to diseases (coccomycosis and monyelosis). Pests are also usually indifferent to cherries. The fruit is juicy drupes. It happens early flowering, medium flowering, late flowering. It is usually considered a southern tree, but at present there are many frost-resistant varieties that have been successfully grown, almost to the circumpolar circle. Therefore, once again, remember about the nurseries that specifically regionalize varieties to your region. Shelf life up to 25 years, fruiting begins at 4-6 years. It reaches a height of 10 meters.

Unfortunately, almost all sweet cherry varieties are self-fertile and only a small group is partially self-fertile, which, nevertheless, requires a pollinator variety if you want to have full-fledged crops. Therefore, when choosing a variety for the garden, you should immediately look at the tree pollinator with the same flowering period.

These varieties of cherries are perfect for the suburbs. Today we will present you a description of the varieties of cherries.

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Early varieties of cherries

  • Household yellow. Self-made variety. Slow-growing and vigorous variety. Winter-hardy and fruitful. The fruits are sweet and sour.
  • Basting. A good variety with a great dessert rating of fruits. Pollinators: Iput, Ovstuzhenka, Raditsa, Cheremashnaya, Fatezh.
  • Iput. Sustainable variety, with good fruits. Pollinators: Revna, Raditsa, Bryanskaya pink, Tyutchevka, Ovstuzhenka.
  • Red hill. Less resistant to disease, highly rated fruit. Pollinators are the same as for Iputi.
  • Ovstuzhenka. Partially self-fertile, good fruit grade. A good option for a joint landing with the Iput.

The best mid-season varieties

Recommended pair: Adeline and Memory Chernyshevsky. Both varieties have good resistance and good juicy fruits. They are pollinators of each other.

Another pair: Raditsa - Tyutchevka. Mid-sized varieties, quite stable. Fruits with good taste.

Late grades

Bryanochka - Michurinka. Good not tall (up to 3.5 meters) varieties, winter and drought tolerant, resistant to disease. They have fairly strong fruits with good taste.

The easiest way when choosing varieties is to ask the nursery to select for you pollinating varieties compatible from the available zoned ones. Another way is also possible: to plant one of the varieties, and to plant the pollinator variety on the existing cherry variety, suitable for the flowering and fruiting period.

Due to the natural thermophilicity of cherries, it is recommended to plant it in the most lighted areas of your site.

Features of growing cherries

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