3-13 cherry was obtained by the Summerland experimental station in Canada. The name derives from the reference name given by the breeder 13S 3-13. This cherry did not pass the selection tests of the Summerland station. For this reason it has not a commercial name. The crossing made to obtain it is unknown. The year of acquisition would be close but prior to 1996, as there were plantations after that date.
Curiosities: It’s a variety that has become quite popular in Spain, partly because it has not been registered and the cherry nurseries have taken advantage of this situation.In Spain, its great resistance to cracking is appreciated by the farmers of the Jerte Valley.
Variety of Cherry 3 13, characteristics
Flowering: 3-13 is a variety of self-fertile cherry. 3-13 cherry is flowering media (blooms during the first week of April). Group XVIII (S2S4) of pollinators. Although it is self-fertile, to reduce the number of aborted fruits, it is recommended to pollinate with Van (Group II).
Maturation: 13s-3-13 cherry, is a variety of medium maturation. Cherry harvest 15 days after Burlat.
Productivity: 3-13 cherry, is a productivity variety media. And the speed of entering into production is average. Another source indicates it as a good productive behavior.
Vigor and bearing of the tree: The variety of cherry 13S-3-13, is of medium vigor and of bearing semi-erect
Agronomic characterization of 13s-3-13 cherry
Size: 3-13 cherries have a very thick size.
Form: 3-13 is heart shaped or cordiform.
Skin color: The variety of cherry 13S-3-13, when ripe, has a garnet color.
Pulp color: It has pulp color red.
Taste: 3-13 cherry is classified as good tasting. Other sources catalog it as scarce flavor.
Firmness: The 3-13 cherries, are of soft consistency.
Cracked resistance: Cherry variety 3-13, has good resistance to cracking or cracking.
Do not release the peduncle.
Positive aspects: fruits of very thick size. Good resistance to cracking.
Negative aspects: Soft cherry.
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