Irena

'Irena' is characterized by large, heart-shaped fruits with a beautiful gloss, which are very homogeneous with a remarkably smooth skin. Due to its late flowering and ripening time as well as its S-allele it is a very good pollinator for 'Regina'. Because of its similarity it can be harvested and marketed together with 'Regina'.

Parents:

'Kordia' x 'M. Reward'

Growth:

strong growth, well-branched, upright growth

Blossom:

late, S-allee: S4S6, suitable pollinators: 'Regina', 'Kordia'

Ripeness:

in the 7th cherry week together with 'Regina'

Appearance:

diameter of 28-30 mm, homogeneous, heart-shaped, attractive with smooth, dark red skin with a beautiful gloss

Quality:

juicy, fairly compact to compact flesh

Taste:

fruity aroma with a well-balanced sugar/acidity ratio

Crop yield:

regular and high yields

Special notes:

It is recommended to grow on weak rootstocks (as 'Regina'), starting with a moderate pruning supporting fruiting branches.