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When

Our Summer Harvest season usual starts around Mid-December with Sonnets.

After Christmas and New year, we start into our other varieties of Stella, Kordia and Sylvia in early January.

Our main Crop of Lapin’s begins from around the 2nd week of January followed a week or so after with our Sweethearts. Our last variety starts late Jan- early Feb of Staccato, our season tends to finish 4th February.


Our Varieties:

Sonnet

Sonnet is a very large, heart shaped, glossy, dark red cherry of excellent quality for its season.

Stella

A dark red, sweet, attractive, heart shaped cherry, which ranges in size.

Lapin

Large, mahogany red cherry with excellent firmness and flavour.

Kordia

Dark fleshed cherry, firm and delicious


Sylvia

Fruit size is medium, dark red, and firm.

Sweethearts

Large crunchy, heart-shaped, bright red with a mild sweet flesh and outstanding firmness, travels well, small pit.

Very popular with growers and buyers.

Staccato

Large, very crunchy red black cherry with super sweet burgundy flesh, very small pit.


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