Sabrina cherry

Sabrina cherry, new Sabrina cherry variety, excellent quality, early cherry, sweet cherry, hard cherry photosSabrina cherry tree variety, was obtained from the Summerland research station (Canada). The reference codes used during the different phases of obtaining are 2N 03-14 and 18 78 CSI.

In 2005 he made the application for registration in the EU, using the name SUMN314CH. On April 18, 2011, the patent application was accepted, effective until 2041.

The publisher that has patent permits in Europe is IPS. Within Spain, nurseries Mariano Soriacan produce and provide this novel variety of cherry.

Curiosities: Due to being a new cherry variety, its behavior in the climate of Spanish producing areas has hardly been experienced with it. The information provided is that provided by the breeder of the variety and there may be certain differences in the actual behavior.

Characteristics of Sabrina cherry tree

Flowering: Sabrina cherry tree is a variety self-fertile, so you don’t need to use pollinator varieties. Pollination alleles S1 and S4 ’. It is a medium flowering variety (first week of April).

Maturation: Sabrina, matures 11 days after Burlat. Therefore, it is considered a cherry of early ripening. In different nurseries they have published different ripening dates, from 7 to 14 days after Burlat.

Productivity: the Sabrina cherry tree, has a very high productive capacity. In addition, its entry into production is fast, considering a variety of early cherry. On the other hand, Italian sources grant an excellent level of productivity to this variety and indicate that its fruiting habit is Spur type.

Vigor and bearing of the tree: Sabrina has high vigor and has erect. With dwarf rootstocks a semi-erect bearing can be achieved, more suitable for training.

Morphological characteristics of Sabrina cherries

Size: Sabrina cherry allows to obtain thick gauges of 28-30 mm and homogeneous size.

Shape: Cherries produced by the Sabrina variety, have a reniform or kidney shaped shape.

Skin color: Sabrina produces cherries that are harvested upon reaching the dark red color.

Pulp color: Sabrina, has the color pulp Red.

Taste: The Sabrina cherry, is considered a cherry with excellent sugary flavor. 16-17 ° Brix

Firmness: Sabrina produces cherries of firm consistency, highly valued for transportation.

Crack resistance: Sabrina cherry has good cracking resistance.

Cracking zone.

Peduncle length: Sabrina has a peduncle of average length.

Do not release the peduncle.

Positive aspects: variety of early, productive, self-fertile cherry, high quality fruit, good resistance to cracking…

Negative aspects: With hardly any diffusion in Spain, it is too early to know their behavior on the ground.


The cherry varieties, can present important differences according to the area and growing conditions. The characteristics of the climate, soil, planting frame, altitude, treatments carried out against pests, pruning, rootstock, subscribers, tree load level, harvest time, fungi, viruses, bacteria or other pathologies, etc.

Before making a cherry plantation, we must know the behavior of the different varieties on our cultivation area.

The advice that can be provided by agronomists, farmers, technicians and other professionals involved in the sector, are essential to achieve profitability in cherry cultivation.

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We have translated the information on our website from Spanish to English. Note that some words may have seen their meaning altered during their translation.

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