Narana

'Narana' is - in the true sense of the word - precocious and opens the sweet cherry season a few days before the well-known ,Burlat'. The stately size, the good fruiting, the firm, split-resistant flesh and of course the delicate sweet flavour make it a real highlight.

Parents:

,Knauffs Schwarze' x ,Souvenir des Charmes'

Growth:

quite strong, good performance to form new shoots, can be well grown as spindle

Blossom:

early, S-Allele S2S9 (source: JKI, Dr. Mirko Schuster); pollinators with same ripening time i.e.: 'Rita' (S), 'Souvenir des Charmes', 'Earlise' ®, 'Rivedel', 'Bellise' ® 'Bedel'; pollinators with different ripening time i.e.: 'Aida' (S), 'Christiana' (S), 'Vanda' (S), 'Lapins', 'Sweetheart' ®, 'Sumtare' (S), 'Samba' ® 'Sumste'

Ripeness:

2nd cherry week, before ,Burlat'

Appearance:

large, mahogany fruits, ellipsoidal

Quality:

moderately firm, juicy fruits, split resistant

Taste:

aromatic, sweet

Crop yield:

on good sites regular and high

Special notes:

'Narana' is recommened to all those who cannot await the first cherries grown in its own garden. Due to the very early blossoming planting grounds with frequent late frost should be avoided.