Santina®

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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 Santina®

 

A medium sized cherry with good flavour. High productivity and a long harvest window.

 

  Origin: Pacific Agri-Food Research Center, Summerland, BC, Canada; Crossed by Ken Lapins; Released by Frank Kappel
  Parentage: Van x Stella; Crossed in 1973; Released in 1997
  Synonym/Breeder Ref#: 13S-05-22 
  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 days - long harveest window - 3 weeks perhaps
  Fruit Size: Medium - Approx 9.5 gm. = 28mm 
  Fruit Shape:

Long Heart

  Skin Colour: Glossy black attractive bright lustre 

Internal

  Flesh Colour: Dark 
  Hardness: Firm 
  Flavour:

Good to excellent 

  Stone:

Small 

Gross Qualities

  Cracking: Quite resistant to cracking 
  Stem: Medium and long 
  Storage: Good to very good potential for storage 

Tree

  Cropping: Regular 
  Blossom: Mid season
  Pollination: Self fertile; S1, S4
  Vigour: Vigorous 
  Tree Habit/Form: Flat weeping branches, open growth

Notes

 

Can hang on tree for up to 3 weeks increasing in size, firmness and quality.
Moderately tolerant to rain splitting but appears to be prone to nose splits. 

 

 

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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