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Benton Cherry on Gisela 6 (Spring 2021)


A high-quality, self-fertile, sweet cherry. .

Large, excellent quality, dark red cherry that ripens with Bing. Self-fertile. Blooms with Bing, and crops very well. In consumer evaluations, it far outdistanced all other cherries, including Bing, for the mid-season ripening period.

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Large, excellent quality, dark red cherry that ripens with Bing. Self-fertile. Blooms with Bing, and crops very well. In consumer evaluations, it far outdistanced all other cherries, including Bing, for the mid-season ripening period.


The Fruit

Fruit Type

Category: Cherry
Subcategory: Sweet, Self-Fertile

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The Environment

Calendar & Geography

USDA zones: 5 - 5
Chill hours: 0
Ripening date: Jun 20 (approximate, in New York State) + 0 days after Bing

Tree Height & Spacing

Rootstock: Gisela 6 Rootstock
Rootstock size class: Half-Standard (70% of Standard)
Tree spacing (natural spread of tree): 18'
Good for wildlife planting? N

Diseases & Pests

Benton Cherry on Gisela 6 does not have any diseases or pests associated with it at this time.

Pollination

Pollination Factors

Bloom group: 3
Is it self-fertile?
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Ploidy: Triploid
Rootstock size class: Half-Standard (70% of Standard)

Pollination Partners

This table shows the first few results from a full search for pollenizers of Benton Cherry on Gisela 6. Please see our Pollenizer Search to run other queries and read how the application uses various factors. Also read more about fruit tree pollination.

Sweet cherries are not part of the search tool given various complexities. Learn more about Cherry pollination





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