Starletta® (13NO739)

1-Cherry-Starletta
 

Maturity Disclaimer

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 Starletta®

 

Starletta® 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.

 

  Origin: W. D. Lane, 1985, Pacific Agri-Food Research Center, Summerland, BC, Canada
  Parentage: 2N-63-20 x Stella
  Synonym/Breeder Ref#: 13N-7-39 
  Protection & Royalties:

PBR Restricted Sales - Production Based Royalties. Agreement Required

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

PVR SFM134

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

Fruit

External

  Maturity: Bing minus 5 days 
  Fruit Size: Large to very large at 12.2 gms 
  Fruit Shape:

Kidney to Round

  Skin Colour: Dark red blush, slightly mottled over a yellow background 

Internal

  Flesh Colour: Cream 
  Hardness: Very firm, crunchy 
  Flavour:

Very sweet, excellent 

  Stone:

Medium 

Gross Qualities

  Cracking: Moderately tolerant to cracking 
  Stem: Long and thick 
  Storage: Excellent storage potential

Tree

  Cropping: Not as heavy as Stardust® - may be a little low 
  Blossom: White, mid season
  Pollination: Self fertile; S1, S4
  Vigour: Moderate 
  Tree Habit/Form: Upright, basitronic

Notes

 

Very good flavour, hardness and ship-ability.

 

 

Shapes of Cherry Key

cherry-Flat-Heart
Flat Heart
cherry-Heart
Heart
cherry-Kidney
Kidney
cherry-Long-Heart
Long Heart
cherry-Round
Round
 
 
 

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