Pollination of the cherry tree

Cherry breeders seek to achieve varieties of self fertile cherry trees due to their higher productivity. They also take into account other fundamental aspects for obtaining new varieties of cherry (precocity, flavor, size, firmness, chill hours, resistance to diseases…). Therefore, some cherry varieties are still sterile and need to bloom alongside other compatible varieties. When … Read morePollination of the cherry tree

Hojiblanca vs Picual

After reading our publication abaut Hojiblanca vs Picual you will be able to choose more easily between these olive tree varieties. We have broken down the differences between the Hojiblanca and Picual olive oil, as well as the characteristics of Picual and Hojiblanca olive trees. The peculiarities of the different olive varieties (Picual, Hojiblanca, Cornicabra, Arbequina, Manzanilla…). … Read moreHojiblanca vs Picual

Cherry chill hours

Cherry chill hours requirements vary significantly between the different cherry tree varieties. Deciduous fruit trees require a rest period during winter. This phase is called chill accumulation requirements or needs. These requirements are the result of the climatic adaptation of the different fruit species to their environment. Breaking the sleep depends on the accumulation of … Read moreCherry chill hours

Cherry color: White, Bicolor, Red, Garnet, Blackish…

The different cherry color shades provide information on the optimal state of maturation of a given cherry variety. There are color charts like those usually used to select the cherry color of the hair dye, decoration, paint… The usual thing when we think of the cherry color, is that reddish tones come to mind. Although … Read moreCherry color: White, Bicolor, Red, Garnet, Blackish…

Cherry (fruit, plant, tree, properties, price…)

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. Benefits and properties of cherry Each fruit has different characteristics and chemical composition. In particular, the properties of cherryhave proven beneficial or … Read moreCherry (fruit, plant, tree, properties, price…)

Cherry characteristics

The new varieties have achieved significant improvements in the characteristics of cherry and cherry. Canadian and European Canadian research centers have managed to obtain new varieties of cherry with excellent characteristics. The most valued characteristics of a variety of cherry trees are: precocity, productivity, resistance and production of quality cherries. Some cherry varieties with interesting … Read moreCherry characteristics

Cherry trees for sale: Nurseries list

There are several cherry nurseries, however, only a few can sell the new varieties. The best way to make commercial cherry plantations, is during the winter rest to root naked. Although, the sale of cherry trees to individuals can be done in pot throughout the year-round. Given the large number of existing cherry varieties, it is … Read moreCherry trees for sale: Nurseries list

Cherry brown rot (Monilinia spp)

The Monilia or Monilinia, also known as moniliosis, brown rot or mummified it is a disease that generates significant losses in stone fruit trees. Monilia spp especially affects stone fruit (cherry, nectarine, apricot, peach, plum, almond…). Although it can also affect pip fruits such as apple tree or pear. Currently four species of Monilinia spp: M … Read moreCherry brown rot (Monilinia spp)

San Jose Scale (Quadraspidiotus perniciosus)

The San Jose Scale (Quadraspidiotus perniciosus) was described in California during the year 1880. It affects more than 150 plant species, among them the stone fruit trees (cherry tree, almond, peach, apricot, plum, nectarine. ..) and nugget (pear, apple tree, quince). This plague of the cherry tree , is also known for caspilla or pernicious … Read moreSan Jose Scale (Quadraspidiotus perniciosus)

Stigmina carpophila

Stigmina carpophila screened, also known as birdshot, affects the genus prunus (cherry tree , almond tree, plum tree, peach tree…) His scientific name has undergone variations now, becoming known as Stigmina carpophila (Lév.) M.B. Ellis, 1959, to Wilsonomyces carpophilus. The fungus produces stubborn necrotic spots on the leaf, which as they continue to grow, they break … Read moreStigmina carpophila

Cherry leaf spot (Blumeriella jaapii)

The disease known as cherry leaf spot,anthracnose or cilindrosporiosis, is caused by the fungus Blumeriella jaapii. The application of treatments against anthracnose is essential, since the fungus greatly weakens the cherry tree and prevents the correct development of the fruit. Blumeriella jaapii, attacks mainly cherry (Prunus cerasus) and cherry (Prunus avium), although it can be … Read moreCherry leaf spot (Blumeriella jaapii)

Gnomonia (Apiognomonia erythrostoma)

Gnomonia is a common disease in the cherry crops , is caused by the fungus Apiognomonia erythrostoma Höhn, 1918. In wet environments, for obtaining quality cherries, the application of treatments with fungicides is essential. It is one of the diseases of the cherry tree produced by fungi (Monilia , Screening and Anthracnose ). It is … Read moreGnomonia (Apiognomonia erythrostoma)

Pseudomonas syringae (Bacterial Canker)

Within the most common cherry tree diseases we have the Gummosis, also known as Bacterial Canker. The bacterium Pseudomonas syringae (Van Hall, 1904) infects the cherry tree and the bark exudes a resinous mixture of amber. Various species of fruit trees are affected by the Gummosis  (cherry , almond, plum, peach o peach tree and … Read morePseudomonas syringae (Bacterial Canker)