Primulat cherry, harvest made by the National Institute of Agricultural Research France (INRA) . Cherry also known as Ferprime. The variety is registered since 1998, being necessary to have rights for its multiplication until the year 2028.
Curiosities: Thanks to being one of the earliest existing varieties, you can get good sale prices for this variety.
Characteristics of Primulat cherry
Flowering: Primulat cherry, is self-sterile, making it necessary to carry out a varietal crossing for the fruit set. It has the set of Alleles S 2 S 9 . It is an early flowering variety (last week of March). You can pollinate with Sweet Heart (Group III), New Moon (Group IV), Early Lory (Group XVIII), Black Star (Group II) …
Maturation: The variety of cherry Primulat, is extra-early maturation, 5 days before Burlat.
Productivity: Primulat, is a variety of entry into production early and productivity very high.
Vigor and carriage of the tree: The Primulat tree has a high vigor and is semi-erect.
Chill hours: A study developed by IMIDA estimates cold needs of 629 hours below 7ºC or 972 Cold Units according to the Richardson method (Utah).
Primulat cherry, morphological characteristics
Size: Primulat cherry variety, has a thick size. Gauges of 28-29 mm can be achieved.
Form: Primulat cherries presents reniform shape.
Skin color: Primulat, reaches maturity, when it has a bright dark red color.
Pulp color: Primulat cherries have the flesh Red.
Taste: The Primulat cherry, for its ripening date, produces cherries with a good taste, presenting a Brix rating of 16.
Firmness: Primulat cherries have firm media.
Crack resistance: According to the sources consulted, Primulat’s resistance to cracking is similar to Burlat (media).
Length of peduncle: Primulat cherry, has the peduncle of length media.
Does not release the peduncle.
Positive aspects: Cherry extra-early thick.
Negative aspects: It is sensitive to cracking.
A significant part of the information, has been disclosed by Spanish research organizations. The behavior of cherry tree varieties may be different depending on the growing place.