The cherry is an attractive and exquisite-tasting fruit. It is one of the first fruits of season.
In Spain, production starts in April, although we can buy cherries of Spanish origin until August.
Each fruit has different characteristics and chemical composition. In particular, the properties of cherryhave proven beneficial or healthy for the body.
La Picota is one of the most recognized fruits in Spain. Although only a few varieties are covered by the protected designation of origin Cereza del Jerte (Ambrunés, Pico Negro, Pico Limón Negro and Pico Colorado).
Prices at which it is possible to buy cherries in the wholesale fruit market.
There are a wide variety of nurseries suppliers of different cherry types, the newest and most interesting varieties are under patent and can only sell these cherry plants the authorized nurseries.
Before carrying out a cherry plantation it is required to carry out a detailed project of the varieties that are more profitable and better adapted to our cultivation area.
In order to control vigor and improve fruit quality, different cherry patterns can be used.
Complete information on the different existing cherry rootstocks ( vigor, precocity, productivity, disease resistance, plantation framework, fruit quality, irrigation needs…).
Diseases and treatments of cherry tree
The cherry tree is sensitive to different pests and diseases that are linked below.
Complete information on pests and diseases that affect the cherry tree :
New varieties of cherry
Frequently, new interesting varieties of cherry appear. These results are made by research centers and seek to adapt to the demanding taste of customers and the growing demands of the farmer.
The cherry tree characteristics are classified according to the flowering date, size of fruit, productivity, firmness, vigor of the plant….
The consumer demands cherries of thick caliber, firm, with sugary flavor and cherry color bright.
In a way, the following new cherry varieties are awakening the farmer’s interest:
Flowering cherry tree
The flowering of the cherry tree is a sight worth seeing that takes place in Spain between the months of March and April. Seeing the cherry blossoms from the Jerte Valley is common in Spanish newscasts during early spring.
We have translated the information on our website from Spanish to English. Note that some words may have seen their meaning altered during their translation.