New Star cherry was obtained by the Summerland research station in Canada. The New Star variety comes as a result of crossing Van and Stella (first self-fertile variety). New star was reunited the year 1987.
Curiosities: Estimates made on high-density plantations, calculation of potential New Star production at 18 tons / ha. Although the higher productions can negatively affect the caliber and firmness of this variety.
Characteristics of the New Star cherry variety
Flowering: the variety of cherry New Star is self-fertile. It is an early flowering cherry (it blooms during the last week of March). Finally, New Star, belongs to Group III pollinators.
Maturation: New Star, is a variety of means of maturation. Mature between 11-14 days after Burlat.
Productivity: New Star cherry, is a variety with a very high productivity. They have been able to obtain productions superior to 18 tons/ha, however, the quality and size of the fruit is sold reduced before overload.
Vigor and carriage of the tree: New Star is a very strong cherry treeand has the openness.
Chill hours:Information disclosed by the IMIDA indicates a few 654 hours below 7ºC or 1028 Cold Units, calculated according to Richardson (Utah).
Morphological characteristics of the New Star Cherry
Size: New Star cherries are thick at maturity. The variety of cherry has a size of 28-29 mm.
Shape: New Star fruit has Round-Shape.
Skin color: The variety of cherry New Star, has dark red to mature.
Pulp Color: The New Star pulp, has Dark Red color.
Taste: The New Star cherries are classified as a variety with a good flavor.
Firmness: New Star cherries have firm media.
Cracked Resistance: New Star cherry variety has little resistance to cracking, cracking or splitting. Some sources place the resistance to cracking as an average, even so it is not a recommended variety in climates with a high probability of rain.
Cracked area New star cracks or cracks in the apical, general and peduncular zone of the cherry.
Length of peduncle: cherry New Star shows a peduncle length media.
Does not release the peduncle.
Positive aspects: Self-fertile variety. Very uniform maturation. Very high productivity Quick entry into production Very productive with good caliber
Negative aspects: Insufficient cracking resistance. Sensitive to monilia.
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