Ruby cherry

Ruby cherry, obtained in California (USA). Its origin is an unknown crossing. Also known as Early Ruby or Maru.

Ruby cherry Variety, Early Ruby cherry

Curiosities: Ruby has been used in varietal crosses resulting in Prime Giant (Ruby x Garnet ).

Cold hours: A study carried out in Murcia by IMIDA indicates that its cold needs are slightly higher than Burlat 610 hours below 7ºC , equivalent to 968 Cold Units (Utah).

Characteristics of the Ruby cherry

Bloom : Ruby cherry is self-sterile and early flowering (last week of March). It belongs to Group II (S 1 S 3 ) of pollinators. It can be used as a pollinator Lapins, Garnet Group IX (S 1 S 4 ) and New Star (Group III).

Maturation : Early Ruby cherry variety, mature 6 days after Burlat. Therefore, Ruby is a variety cherry early .

Productivity : Early Ruby is a cherry of elevated productivity

Vigor and bearing of the tree : The cherry tree Ruby is vigorous and has an erect bearing.

Agronomic characterization of Ruby cherry

Size : Its fruit is small , with a diameter of 25 mm .

Form : Ruby cherries have a round-flattened shape. Other sources catalog it within the reniform cherry varieties.

Skin color : When ripe, Ruby cherry is dark red .

Pulp color : The Ruby cherries, has the pulp of red color .

Taste : The flavor of the Ruby cherry variety is good .

Firmness : Ruby has medium consistency .

Cracked resistance : Ruby cherry, has little cracking resistance. Therefore, it is not advisable to plant it in areas with medium-high risk of rain during ripening.

Cracked area .

Length of the peduncle : Ruby has the pedicel of medium .

Do not release the peduncle .

Positive aspects : Precocious and productive . Early .

Negative aspects: Small size. High incidence of double fruits.

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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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