Tamara

,Tamara' is a precious hard-fleshed heart cherry which starts very early to deliver yields and which impresses by its large fruits. If these are picked up, they are not only convincing by its very good quality but especially by its excellent flavor.

Parents:

,Krupnoplodnaja' x ,Van'

Growth:

quite strong to strong growth, with a loose crown structure, drooping fruiting branches

Blossom:

medium-early, S-Allele S1S9 (source: JKI, Dr. Mirko Schuster), pollinators with comparable ripening time i. e.: ,Aida' (S), ,Vanda' (S), ,Stark Hardy Giant'; pollinators with different ripening time i. e.: ,Christiana' (S), ,Lapins', ,Sweetheart' ®, ,Sumtare' (S), ,Burlat', ,Merchant', ,Samba' ®, ,Sumste' (S)

Ripeness:

5th cherry week

Appearance:

very large, wide heart-shaped form, dark to black red

Quality:

firm, crunchy flesh, not split resistant

Taste:

highly aromatic, fruity, very intense cherry flavour

Crop yield:

early onsetting, regular, moderate yields

Special notes:

Recommendable variety for commercial orcharding and home gardens. Roofing with foils is recommended.