Santina™

A PICO (Canada) Cherry Variety

Exclusive to ANFIC

PARENTAGE:

Stella x Summit

TREE HABIT:

Spreading to weeping

HARVEST TIMING:

Six to eight days before Van and Bing

BLOOM TIMING:

Middle of the bloom season

FERTILITY:

Self-fertile

FRUIT SHAPE:

Flattened heart

SKIN COLOR:

Dark red to black

FLESH COLOR:

Dark red

JUICE COLOR:

Red

STEM LENGTH:

Medium long

AVERAGE FRUIT WEIGHT:

9.5g

NATURAL CRACKING:

36%

FIRMNESS (DUROMETER):

69

SOLUBLE SOLIDS:

17%

COMMENTS:

Santina is our earliest ripening variety. The fruit is medium in size and uniform in color. The fruit responds well to GA. The tree is self-fertile, productive and somewhat weeping in habit.  The flavour is moderately sweet. The variety is a good choice for the early cherry market.

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