Modesto


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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 Modesto

 

An early mid-season cherry of good quality but with some tree
susceptibility to bacterial blast, and split susceptibility.

 

  Origin: Zaiger Genetics, USA
  Parentage: Undisclosed
  Synonym/Breeder Ref#: 32G360 
  Protection & Royalties:

NR No Royalties

Fruit

External

  Maturity: Bing minus 7 days 
  Fruit Size: Medium to large for season; 26-28 mm average 
  Fruit Shape:

Kidney 

  Skin Colour: Glossy dark red 

Internal

  Flesh Colour: Dark red 
  Hardness: Firm 
  Flavour:

Good to very good

  Stone:

Medium to large 

Gross Qualities

  Cracking: Susceptible to rain splittings 
  Stem: Medium length, thin 
  Storage: Good storage potential 

Tree

  Cropping: Regular, light to medium potential 
  Blossom: Mid-season
  Pollination: Unknown.  Stella pollinates acceptably                                             
  Vigour: Medium 
  Tree Habit/Form: Spreading

Notes

 

The tree is very susceptible to bacterial blast.
Good quality fruit but sets lightly.
Not especially rain tolerant.
Largely superseded variety. 

 

 

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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