Pico Negro cherry

Pico Negro cherry (Black Beak) is a Spanish cherry variety with unknown varietal origin (random seed).

Cherry of the Jerte, very late variety, Pico Negro cherry, Black Beak

Curiosities: Pico Negro, is a cultivated variety traditionally cultivated in Extremadura. It is one of the varieties of the D.O.P. “Cherry of the Jerte”.

Characteristics of Black Beak Cherry

Flowering: Cherry variety Black Peak is self-sterile and vintage medium bloom (first week of April) ). It has the alleles S3S6 (Group VI). Among others, it can be pollinated with varieties Pico Colorado , Van (Group II) and Hedelfingen (Group VII).

Maturation: The Pico Negro cherry, ripe 33 days after Burlat. It is a variety of ripening cherry very late.

Productivity: Black Peak is a variety with media productivity.

Vigor and bearing of the tree: The tree is vigorous and erect.

Agronomic characterization of Pico Negro cherry

Size: The size of the fruit is between small and medium, with a diameter of 25-26 mm.

Form: The variety Cherry Black Beak has a cordiform form. Skin color: Upon reaching maturity, the cherry is blackish color.

Pulp color: The pulp of the cherry is dark red.

Taste: The variety of Black Pico cherry, is taste very good.

Firmness: Pico Colorado is a cherry with firm consistency, with the hardness and crunchy sensation characteristic of cherry-type cherries. Because of its firmness it is suitable for transport and has good post-harvest resistance.

Cracked Resistance: Black Beak, has very good resistance to splitting, cracking or cracking.

Cracked area.

Length of peduncle: Black Beak cherries have a peduncle of length. Feature that favors collection speed.

Drop the peduncle, is a variety of cherry that supports harvest without tail. It is harvested regularly without tails, it is a traditional variety of the type cherry picota

Positive aspects: Firm cherry that is collected without a tail Maturation date very late. Very good cracking resistance.

Negative aspects: Size lower than the most current varieties.

Recommended reading

Thank you for reading our publication about the variety of Black Pico cherry, I hope you have found all the information you were looking for. From ExcelentesPrecios.com we want to take this opportunity to recommend some publications about the cherry tree that we consider interesting to read.

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A significant part of the information, comes from Spanish research organizations. The behavior of cherry tree varieties may be different depending on the growing place.

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