Cristalina® (Sumnue)

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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 Cristalina® (Sumnue)

 

A new cherry to New Zealand with excellent flavour, storage, and production characteristics.

 

  Origin: Agri-Food Research Center, Summerland, BC, Canada; Cross made by Ken Lapins; Released by Frank Kappel
  Parentage: Star x Van
  Synonym/Breeder Ref#: Sumnue; 2C-61-22; Crossed in 1967; Released in 1997 
  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 8 to 9 days 
  Fruit Size: Medium to large at 10 gm average (Can) 
  Fruit Shape:

Cherry - Rounded and blocky

  Skin Colour: Dark red to black; very attractive and glossy

Internal

  Flesh Colour: Dark red 
  Hardness: Firm 
  Flavour:

Moderately sweet, good 

  Stone:

Medium 

Gross Qualities

  Cracking: Quite tolerant to rain 
  Stem: Short thick stem 
  Storage: Unknown in New Zealand, but seems like good storage potential 

Tree

  Cropping: Very productive and reliable in 20 years of observation 
  Blossom: Mid season
  Pollination: Not self fertile; S1, S3
  Vigour: Medium 
  Tree Habit/Form: Wide spreading tree shape

Notes

 

Cristalina® can be picked stemless very early with no damage to the skin, so of interest for stemless market.
More split resistant than Santina®.
Attractive and glossy. 

 

 

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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