Primulat cherry

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.

Primulat cherry, variety Primulat, very early cherry

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.

Recommended reading

We consider that the following publications about the cherry tree may interest you:
Types of cherries: More than 50 varieties
Tips for a cherry plantation.


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.

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