Scientific name: Prunus avium ‘Regina’
Cherry variety name: REGINA
Origin: The variety comes from Schneiders back Knorpelkirsche x Rube x 1957, Hannover – Germany (Jork Fruit Experiment Station).
High quality / excellent grade, crack resistant under extreme humidity conditions.
The vigor of the tree: the medium or the large variety According to the rootstock, the diameter of the crown differs as follows: 2.5-3 m on Gisela 5 (medium) and 3.5-4.5 on the Krymsk 5 (vigorous) the height can reach even 4, 5 m.
Blooming: The blooming period is mid-April
Fruit maturity period: medium variety, after June 7 – July. Earlier than 7 days compared to the cherry variety Kordia.
Production: once in the fruit – fructify annually, uniformly with excellent quality fruits.
Fruit Size: Fruit of about 11-11.5 grams with a diameter of 3 cm.
The color of the “skin” fruit: red-hot and full-baking becomes dark red.
Fruit shape: cordiform (See Fig.).
Taste: the fruit is sweet (17.1 sugars expressed in Brix grades), 9.1 g / L of acidity, discreet flavor
Pulp: crusty, red and succulent
Fruit storage: fruits can be stored for up to 20-30 days under special storage conditions
Usage: fresh and processed (jam, sweet, compote).
Pollination: It is a kind of autosterile flower and requires pollinators (Kordia, Ferrovia, Van, Stella, etc.).
Multiplication: REGINA Cherry variety is grafted on vegetal rootstocks (Gisela 5, Krymsk 5)