Merchant cherries are a large heart‐shaped variety. They have dark red skin and golden‐red flesh. They are very sweet and full of flavour - a great early season cherry.
Bing cherries are a popular, commonly available sweet variety. They are large and heart‐shaped with dark red skin and firm ruby‐red flesh. The flavour is sweet and slightly rich and they are suitable both for eating fresh and cooked. They are at their best late in the season.
Rons cherries (also known as Ron’s Seedling) are commonly available mid‐season and are one of the most popular and versatile varieties. Rons are a large heart‐shaped cherry with black, slightly thick skin and juicy deep red flesh. They are delicious either eaten fresh or once cooked.
Lapins are available late in the season, from mid‐December to January. They are a large heart‐shaped variety, with dark red skin and firm, golden‐red flesh.
Sweet Georgia are available late in the season and are very similar to Lapins in appearance.
Regina cherries are a late season variety known for their long stems. They are a dark, firm cherry with a sweet flavour.
Bedel is a firm, sweet cherry with red skin. More info to come
Kordia is a late season variety with long stems and mahogany coloured fruit.
Chelan info to come
Simone cherries are very similar to Lapins. More info to come
Black Douglas is a large black cherry with firm, meaty flesh. This heart‐shaped variety is available late in the season.
Samba info to come
Santina info to come