Cherry tree `Early Red`

  • US PP9,368 P
  • Filed: 02/06/1995
  • Issued: 11/14/1995
  • Est. Priority Date: 02/06/1995
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A new and distinct variety of cherry tree, substantially as illustrated and described, being of medium vigor and size, the fruit strongly resembling Garnet in form, size, color and external appearance, but having a somewhat shorter thicker fruit stem, equivalent firmness of flesh and toughness of the skin, darker red flesh color and darker red juice at maturity, fruit ripening more evenly, picking ripe twelve (12) days earlier, having a lower chilling requirement, more precocious, the tree having equivalent tolerance for higher temperatures with good resistance to the development of spurs and doubles, but being more resistant to the development of sutures in warmer climates.

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