Lapins

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Maturity based on Alexandra in Central Otago

The Maturity Chart is a general guide for each variety of Cherry. The dates are based on Commercial Harvesting dates in Alexandra in Central Otago. If you are planting in a different district, please adjust these dates as below: 

  • Marlborough -10 days
  • Havelock = -16 days
  • Hastings = -18 days
  • Twyford -22 days
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icon-cherry Lapins

 

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

 

  Origin: K. O. Lapins and W. D. Lane, 1984, Pacific Agri-Food Research Center, Summerland, BC, Canada
  Parentage: Van x Stella
  Synonym/Breeder Ref#: 13S-28-26 
  Protection & Royalties:

NR No Royalties

Fruit

External

  Maturity: Bing plus 13 days 
  Fruit Size: Large 10.9 gms average 
  Fruit Shape:

Round - Heart

  Skin Colour: Dark red.  Mahogany at ripe. 

Internal

  Flesh Colour: Red 
  Hardness: Firm 
  Flavour:

Mild and good 

  Stone:

Medium 

Gross Qualities

  Cracking: Low, good tolerance to rain 
  Stem: Short and thick 
  Storage: Good 

Tree

  Cropping: Precocious 
  Blossom: White, early to mid season
  Pollination: Self fertile; S1, S4
  Vigour: Vigorous 
  Tree Habit/Form: Very upright

Notes

 

Excellent fruit size, taste and firmness.
Can show pitting if not handled correctly.
Can be susceptible to blast if the trees are grown very rapidly in years two and three.
Young trees require hardening off early.
Lapins is the standard, mid to late cherry and has some problems with blast susceptibility. 

 

 

Shapes of Cherry Key

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Flat Heart
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Heart
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Kidney
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Long Heart
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Round
 
 
 

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