Sandra Rose®

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McGrath Nurseries Ltd have used their best endeavours to ensure this chart is accurate, however, it should be used as a guide only.

We do not accept any responsibility for harm, loss or damage caused or resulting from your use or reliance on any of the information contained in this chart in the event that any of that information is inaccurate or incomplete. Maturity information on some new varieties has been based totally on overseas data, not local experience and therefore may not be accurate.

We recommend that you obtain independent advice before you make any decisions in reliance on this chart and rely on your own inquiries in relation to any district performance relative to the standard timings indicated.

NewZealand-CentralOtago

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
NOTE: We recommend that you obtain independent advice before you make any decisions in reliance on this chart... See our Maturity Disclaimer

icon-cherry Sandra Rose ®

 

Sandra Rose® is a highly productive and attractive dark red cherry with exquisite flavour.

 

  Origin: Pacific Agri-Food Research Center, Summerland BC, Canada; Cross made by Ken Lapins; Released by Frank Kappel
  Parentage: 2N-61-18 x Sunburst; Crossed in 1973; Released in 1997
  Synonym/Breeder Ref#: (13S-10-40) 
  Protection & Royalties:

® Registered Trademark - Royalty payable. Non-Propagation Agreement Required

  Exclusivity: icon-green Available only from and exclusively licensed to McGrath Nurseries Ltd in New Zealand

Fruit

External

  Maturity: Bing minus 1 or 2 days 
  Fruit Size: Large to very large.  Average fruit weight 11.3g.  Very uniform 
  Fruit Shape:

Heart, slightly compressed

  Skin Colour: Beautiful glossy dark red 

Internal

  Flesh Colour: Dark red 
  Hardness: Moderately firm, good texture 
  Flavour:

Excellent and outstanding 

  Stone:

Medium 

Gross Qualities

  Cracking: Similar to Stella, Good 
  Stem: Short thick stem 
  Storage: Good potential 

Tree

  Cropping: High to very high cropping potential 
  Blossom: White, Mid season
  Pollination: Self fertile; S3, S4
  Vigour: Medium 
  Tree Habit/Form: Spreading

Notes

 

Very high visual quality and flavour.  Looks excellent in the pack.
Very high cropping potential.
Short thick stems.  Can grow in clusters.
Appears to be a good pollinator for Kordia®. 

 

 

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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