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Kristin Cherry on Gisela 12 (Spring 2023)


Kristin is a very cold hardy dark sweet cherry.. Also known as NY 1599.

Kristin was developed at Cornell University by Dr. Robert Lamb. It produces large dark cherries that are about 1" in diameter. It ripens mid season in Geneva, NY. It is not self-fruitful so will need a companion variety to cross pollinate with such as Black Gold, White Gold, Ebony Pearl, Burgundy Pearl, Stardust or Emperor Francis. 

It was selected because of its extreme cold hardiness and size.

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Kristin was developed at Cornell University by Dr. Robert Lamb. It produces large dark cherries that are about 1" in diameter. It ripens mid season in Geneva, NY. It is not self-fruitful so will need a companion variety to cross pollinate with such as Black Gold, White Gold, Ebony Pearl, Burgundy Pearl, Stardust or Emperor Francis. 

It was selected because of its extreme cold hardiness and size.


The Fruit

Fruit Type

Category: Cherry
Subcategory: Sweet

Fruit Uses & Storage

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Fruit Appearance

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Fruit Origins

Parentage:
Origin: Geneva, NY
Introduced in: 1981
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The Environment

Calendar & Geography

USDA zones: 4 - 7
Chill hours: Not yet determined
Ripening date: Dec 31 (approximate, in New York State) 0 days after Bing

Tree Height & Spacing

Rootstock: Gisela 12 Rootstock
Rootstock size class: Half-Standard (60% of Standard)
Tree spacing: See details
Good for wildlife planting? N

Diseases & Pests

Kristin Cherry on Gisela 12 does not have any diseases or pests associated with it at this time.

Pollination

Pollination Factors

Bloom group:
Is it self-fertile? N
Is it fertile? Y
Rootstock size class: Half-Standard (60% of Standard)

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