Bigalise® (Enjidel)

cherry-bigalise 700x467_20130708_1761828051An excellent, large, very early export capable cherry. Extremely large and hard fruits. Exclusively available from McGrath Nurseries Ltd in New Zealand.

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Bing

1-Cherry BingDark red with a beautiful, acidic, excellent flavour. Bing is the main cherry grown in the USA Pacific Northwest, but fruit size is small and it is of little significance in New Zealand.  

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Burlat

cherry 20130710_1959105417Burlat is the standard old early season cherry. It has a dark red skin and flesh and is medium to large for its season.

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Celeste® (Sumpaca)

Placeholder 220-x164Celeste® is a very large for its season, medium hard, early season cherry.

Available only from and exclusively licensed to McGrath Nurseries Ltd in New Zealand.

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Compact Stella

cherry 20130710_1959105417A dark red, self fertile mid season cherry with high cropping potential.  Compact Stella grows reliable, heavy crops in most districts of New Zealand.  This is an acceptable export cherry but is also excellent in home gardens.  The compact form is subject to reversion.

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Cristalina® (Sumnue)

cherry-cristalina 20141118 1188342363A new cherry to New Zealand with excellent flavour, storage, and production characteristics. Available only from and exclusively licensed to McGrath Nurseries Ltd in New Zealand.

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Dawson

Placeholder 220-x164New Zealand's traditional Christmas cherry.

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Earlise® (Rivedel)

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Earlise® is the earliest ripening high quality cherry. It ripens 4 to 5 days before Burlat with 50% more tonnage and is more precocious. Available only from and exclusively licensed to McGrath Nurseries Ltd in New Zealand.

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IG200

Placeholder 220-x164 IG 200 is an attractive early season fruit notable for low chill requirement and excellent tasting fruit.

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Kordia® (Attika®)

1-Cherry-KordiaA productive late high quality cherry extremely popular in Europe. Available only from and exclusively licensed to McGrath Nurseries Ltd in New Zealand

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Lambert

cherry 20130710_1959105417A good older variety of cherry.

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Lapins

cherry-lapins 20140722 1848681709Lapins is the standard, mid late cherry. It has large size, mild flavour, good hardness and good shipping potential.

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Merton Premier

cherry 20130710_1959105417 Old English cherry variety of note.  No commercial value under current grade standards.

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Modesto

cherry 20130710_1959105417An early mid-season cherry of good quality but with some tree susceptibility to bacterial blast, and split susceptibility.

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NY032

cherry-ny032 700x467_20130708_1464447224NY 032 looks to be a very large, firm cherry of very high quality.  

Exclusively available for test from McGrath Nurseries Ltd n New Zealand.

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NY2131

cherry-ny2131 700x467_20130708_1326995889This cherry impreses at first glance.  The first New Zealand fruit has been excellent. Available for test exclusively from McGrath Nurseries Ltd in New Zealand

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NY252

cherry-ny252 700x467_20130708_1024583935NY 252 is an extremely promising blush cherry,
and a hardy precocious tree producing heavy crops of large, hard, well-coloured fruit.
Exclusively available for test from McGrath Nurseires Ltd in New Zealand.

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NY270

cherry-ny270 700x467_20130708_1404570793NY 270 looks to be an excellent mid-season cherry.
Large, sweet with exceptional hardness and good tree health.
Exclusively available for test from McGrath Nurseries Ltd in New Zealand.

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NY304

cherry-ny304 700x467_20130708_1354048111NY 304 is an excellent quality black cherry that ripens early with good tree health. Exclusively available for test from McGrath Nurseries Ltd in New Zealand.

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NY38L

cherry 20130710_1959105417This is an exceptional cherry wherever seen. It has a long ripening period and the fruit is of exceptional flavour. Exclusively available for test from McGrath Nurseries Ltd in New Zealand.

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NY7679

cherry-ny7679 700x467_20130708_2018155409 Test selection white cherry.  Highly coloured, high quality,  non-marking white fleshed cherry.  Exclusively available for test from McGrath Nurseries Ltd in New Zealand.

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NY7690

cherry 20130710_1959105417Test Selection white cherry.  Extremely hard, non-marking, late cherry of outstanding flavour.  

Exclusively available for test from McGrath Nurseries Ltd in New Zealand.

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Rainier

1-Cherry-RainierRainier is the standard white fleshed cherry.  The fruit is high quality but challenging to produce well.

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Regina®

1-Cherry-ReginaRegina® is an important European cherry recently introduced to New Zealand. This cherry is of high interest due to fruit quality and rain tolerance. Available only from McGrath Nurseries Ltd in New Zealand

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Romance® (Molmac)

cherry-romance 700x467_20130708_1215265049Late maturing mutation of Lapins.  Found as a limb mutation. Reputedly larger size and firmer than Lapins. Available only from and exclusively licensed to McGrath Nurseries Ltd in New Zealand

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Rosann

cherry 20130710_1959105417 A rain tolerant pre-Christmas cherry

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Sam

cherry 20130710_1959105417 Sam is a dark red cherry, prone to splitting, and regarded too soft for export.

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Samba® (Sumste)

cherry-samba 20141118 1544800571Samba® is an extremely large high quality, export capable, early/mid season cherry. Exclusively available from McGrth Nurseries Ltd in New Zealand

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Sandra Rose®

cherry-sandra rose 20141118 1459522656Sandra Rose® is a highly productive and attractive dark red cherry with exquisite flavour. Available only from and exclusively licensed to McGrath Nurseries Ltd in New Zealand

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Santina®

cherry-santina 20141118 1190759456A medium sized cherry with good flavour. High productivity and a long harvest window. Available only from and exclusively licensed to McGrath Nurseries Ltd in New Zealand

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Sentennial® (SPC103)

1-Cherry-SentennialAn excellent, large attractive, late season cherry under controlled production with limited access.

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Skeena® (13S4348)

cherry-skeena 20141118 1657317679Skeena® is a mid-late cherry of extremely high fruit quality.  It is challenging to pollinate and protect from splitting.  

Available only from and exclusively licensed to McGrath Nurseries Ltd in New Zealand

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Sonnet®

cherry-sonnet 20141118 1962069825Sonnet® is a very large, heart shaped, glossy, dark red cherry of excellent quality for its season. Available only from and exclusively licensed to McGrath Nurseries Ltd in New Zealand

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Staccato® (13S2009)

cherry-staccato 20141118 1833715230Staccato® is the most important, very late cherry in New Zealand.  The fruit is large, firm, hard and glossy with excellent shipping potential. Available only from and exclusively licensed to McGrath Nurseries Ltd in New Zealand.

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Stardust® (13NO770)

cherry-stardust 20141118 1285373201Stardust® is a productive, large sized mid late, white fleshed cherry.  It has a good percentage of blush and far better handling characteristics than Rainier.  

Available only from and exclusively licensed to McGrath Nurseries Ltd in New Zealand.

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Starletta® (13NO739)

1-Cherry-StarlettaStarletta® is an exceptional quality, early white fleshed cherry. It is exclusively available from McGrath Nurseries Ltd in New Zealand and has been sub-licensed under controlled production to Suncrest Orchards Ltd and Freshmax Ltd.

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Stella

cherry 20130710_1959105417A dark red, self fertile mid season cherry with high cropping potential.

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Summit

cherry-summit 20141118 1147979357Summit is an excellent quality early to mid season cherry. It is large, crunchy hard and exports well. It is shy cropping.

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Sweet Valentine® (Summac)

cherry-sweetvalentine 700x467_20130708_1102577245A very late maturing, natural mutation of Lapins occurring in Central Otago. Maturity approximately 38 days after Bing. Exclusively available from McGrath Nurseries Ltd in New Zealand.

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Sweetheart®

cherry-sweetheart 700x467_20130708_1074977637Sweetheart® is the most important late maturing cherry in New Zealand.  It combines high productivity, exceptional fruit quality and shipability. Available only from and exclusively licensed to McGrath Nurseries Ltd in New Zealand.

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Sylvia®

cherry-sylvia 20141118 1789156061A highly rain tolerant and mid season cherry with good storage potential. Available only from and exclusively licensed to McGrath Nurseries Ltd in New Zealand.

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Van

1-Cherry-VanA relatively uncommon mid season cherry in New Zealand.

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Whitegold™

cherry 20130710_1959105417A highly productive early cherry, self fertile with white flesh.  

Available only from and exclusively licensed to McGrath Nurseries Ltd in New Zealand.

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