Certified Dutch Plants

Dutch nursery Fleuren

We represent Dutch nursery Fleurenit is one of the largest nurseries in terms of the number of sweet cherry varieties in Europe. It is a family company in third generation; the nursery is over 90 years old.  The first “knip-tree” was invented by Karel Fleuren at the end of the 1970.

Burlat

  • Breeder: Pierre Benite, South-France discover by mister Burlat in the 30 years.
  • Growth: Strong growth, easy side wood;
  • Blossom: Early till middle early; sensitive for night frost. Good pollinators are Schneiders and Sam.
  • Productivity: early, regular and good.
  • Picking season: 2nd / 3rd cherry week.
  • Shape: Great fruit, 9 grams – 27 mm, dark red, shine and soft
  • Quality: juicy, sweet with good flavor.
  • Comments: S allele: S3-S9

Merchant

  • Breeder: John Innes Institute, Norwich, England.
  • Growth: Middle strong, has a big crown with a horizontal bough stand
  • Blossom: Early, good pollen. Pollinators are Lapins and Sunburst.
  • Productivity: Early, regular and good, some time to prolific and because of that narrower cherry’s
  • Picking season: 3rd / 4th cherry weak.
  • Shape: Middle number; 8 grams – 25 mm, dark red; few sensitive in front or burst.
  • Quality: Strong, sweet and aromatic.
  • Comments: S allele: S4-S9.

Sunburst

  • Breeder: inspection station Summerland, Canada.
  • Growth: Very strong growth, horizontal branch stand; branching good
  • Blossom: Quite late; good pollen.
  • Productivity: Early regular and high. timely pluck.
  • Picking season: 4th / 5th cherry weak
  • Shape: Very great; 10 grams – 32 mm, orange-red to dark red; shining; lung stalk. soft, sensitive for tears;
  • Quality: Very good, sweet and what source, a little aromatic.
  • Preservation: leave with low temperature have a positive influence on quality and reliability.
  • Comments: S allele: S3-S4.

Bellise ® charm

  • Origin: France
  • Growth: Beautiful tree form
  • Bloom: Medium early (roughly equivalent to Merchant), pollinators: Burlat and Merchant
  • Production: Good production, the cherries are slightly harder and merchant
  • Picking Time: Ripe Week 3-4
  • Appearance: > 10 grams, dark
  • Quality: Beautiful fruit
  • Shelf life: Good
  • Particulars: S-allele: S1S9

Vanda

  • Origin: Research and Breeding Institute of Pomology, Holovousy, CZ.
  • Growth: Medium-strong growth with a bullet-shaped crown, later hanging slightly. Not sensitive to branching of branches.
  • Flowering: Early-mid-day, a few days before Techlovan, self-intolerant. Pollination varieties are Merchant, Lapins, Sunburst, Sweetheart and Techlovan.
  • Production: Early, regular and good.
  • Picking time: 4th cherry week.
  • Appearance: Slightly spotted bright to dark red fruits. Weight of the fruit around 10 grams.
  • Quality: Very good taste, firm and juicy.
  • Particulars: S alleles: S1-S6.

Giorgia

  • Origin: Italy
  • Growth: Medium Strong growth.
  • Flowering: Early to middle early, same as Burlat.
  • Production: Gives kilos easily, self-pollinating
  • Picking time: 3rd cherry week.
  • Appearance: Large fruit; 7.6 grams – 27 mm, dark carmine red with thick skin; crack sensitive.
  • Quality: Very aromatic, yellow / pink flesh.
  • Details: S-allele: S1S13

Hertford

  • Origin: England
  • Growth: –
  • Flowering: Early / middle, pollinators: Lapins, Merchant and Schneiders
  • Production: –
  • Picking time: Ripening week 4-5
  • Appearance:
  • Quality: > 10 grams, black and firm
  • Particulars: S-allele: S1S6

Sumtare Sweetheart®

  • Origin: Summerland Research Station, Canada.
  • Growth: Medium-strong growth, broad-based growth, moderately branched.
  • Flowering: Mid-day, self-fertile.
  • Production: Very high, early.
  • Picking time: 7th / 8th cherry week.
  • Looks: Great; 10 grams. Round fruit carmine red, glossy.
  • Quality: Very firm flesh, sweet good taste, fairly crack-prone.
  • Shelf life: Good shelf life
  • Particulars: S alleles: S3-S4.

Techlovan

  • Origin: Research and Breeding Institute of Pomology, Holovousy, CZ.
  • Growth: Medium-strong growth with a bullet-shaped crown
  • Flowering: Mid-day, a few days before Kordia, self-intolerant. Pollination varieties are Merchant, Oktavia, Regina, Lapins and Sweetheart. Kordia is unsuitable as a pollinator!
  • Production: Early, regular and good.
  • Picking time: 4th / 5th cherry week, just before Kordia.
  • Appearance: Dark red, large, 10 grams – 28 mm, short handle, not very sensitive to cracks.
  • Quality: Very good taste, firm and juicy dark red flesh.
  • Particulars: S alleles: S3-S6.

Schneiders Späte Knorpel

  • Origin of: German origin.
  • Growth: Fairly strong growth; pyramidal crown with upward branches.
  • Flowering: Mid-season; not very sensitive to frost; good pollen, somewhat self-tertile. Pollination varieties are Sam, Sylvia, Merchant.
  • Production: Late, fairly regular but moderate; sensitive to molting.
  • Picking time: 6th / 7th cherry week.
  • Looks: Great; 10 grams – 28 mm, heart-shaped, red-brown, hard and crackling. Crack sensitive; long handle.
  • Quality: Very good, sweet, slightly sour, juicy and aromatic.
  • Shelf life: Can be stored in the cold store for one week.
  • Particulars: S alleles: S3-S12.

Karina

  • Origin: Obstbauversuchsanstalt Jork, Germany
  • Growth: Strong growth; light side wood, well branched.
  • Flowering: Late to very late. Pollination varieties are Schneiders, Oktavia and Kordia.
  • Production: Early, regular and high. Belongs to the most productive varieties.
  • Picking time: 7th cherry week.
  • Looks: Great; 9.5 grams – 28 mm, kidney-shaped, red-brown, glossy; fairly long handle. Fairly solid, not very sensitive to cracking
  • Quality: Fresh, juicy, sweet and aromatic.
  • Particulars: S alleles: S3-S4.

Lapins

  • Origin: Summerland Research Station, Canada.
  • Growth: Moderate to strong growth; ascending, branching very difficult.
  • Flowering: Early, short but intense; self-tertile; good pollen;
  • Production: Early, fairly regular and very good if sufficient tree volume is available.
  • Picking time: 6th / 7th cherry week.
  • Looks: Great; 9.5 grams – 28 mm, round. Little to fairly sensitive to cracks; good shelf life.
  • Quality: Solid, good taste; quite juicy, sweet with little flavor.
  • Particulars: S alleles: S1-S4.

Penny®

  • Origin: England
  • Growth: Good
  • Bloom: mid-late, partly self-pollinating
  • Production: Well productive
  • Picking season: ripe week 7-8
  • Appearance: wide, 10-11 grams, mahogany-dark.
  • Quality: solid, productive
  • Particulars: S-allele: S6S9

Cordia

  • Origin: Research and Breeding Institute of Pomology, Holovousy, CZ.
  • Growth: Medium-strong growth; branched easily; horizontal branch position.
  • Flowering: Mid-season; night frost sensitive. Pollination varieties are Karina, Schneiders, Regina and Burlat.
  • Production: Early, regular and good. Besides Regina, the most productive variety.
  • Picking time: 6th / 7th cherry week.
  • Looks: Very large; 11 grams – 28 mm, heart-shaped, brown-red, glossy, long-handled.
  • Quality: Solid, sweet, very good aromatic taste, very juicy.
  • Shelf life: Two to three weeks in the refrigerator.
  • Particulars: S alleles: S3-S6.

Regina

  • Origin: Obstbauversuchsanstalt Jork, Germany.
  • Growth: Fairly strong growth; horizontally hanging branches; lots of side timber.
  • Flowering: Late to very late; good pollen. Pollination varieties are Schneiders, Sylvia, Sam and Karina.
  • Production: Early, regular and high; good pollination is necessary.
  • Picking time: 7th / 8th cherry week.
  • Appearance: Large to very large; 9.5 grams – 28 mm. Sturdy and not very sensitive to cracking.
  • Quality: Good, sweet, slightly acidic, lots of aroma.
  • Particulars: S alleles: S1-S3.