Kordia® (Attika®)


1-Cherry-Kordia
 

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McGrath Nurseries Ltd have used their best endeavours to ensure this chart is accurate, however, it should be used as a guide only.

We do not accept any responsibility for harm, loss or damage caused or resulting from your use or reliance on any of the information contained in this chart in the event that any of that information is inaccurate or incomplete. Maturity information on some new varieties has been based totally on overseas data, not local experience and therefore may not be accurate.

We recommend that you obtain independent advice before you make any decisions in reliance on this chart and rely on your own inquiries in relation to any district performance relative to the standard timings indicated.

NewZealand-CentralOtago

Maturity based on Alexandra in Central Otago

The Maturity Chart is a general guide for each variety of Cherry. The dates are based on Commercial Harvesting dates in Alexandra in Central Otago. If you are planting in a different district, please adjust these dates as below: 

  • Marlborough -10 days
  • Havelock = -16 days
  • Hastings = -18 days
  • Twyford -22 days
NOTE: We recommend that you obtain independent advice before you make any decisions in reliance on this chart... See our Maturity Disclaimer

icon-cherry Kordia®

 

A productive late high quality cherry extremely popular in Europe.

 

  Origin: RPIB, Holouvosy, Czech Republic Introduced in 1981.
  Parentage: Unknown
  Synonym/Breeder Ref#: Attika®, Techlovicka II
  Protection & Royalties:

® Registered Trademark - Royalty payable. Non-Propagation Agreement Required

  Exclusivity: icon-green Available only from and exclusively licensed to McGrath Nurseries Ltd in New Zealand

Fruit

External

  Maturity: Bing plus 13 days 
  Fruit Size: Large by weight, but size is smaller due to shape - 27mm averge in New Zealand 
  Fruit Shape:

Long Heart

  Skin Colour: Dark red to black

Internal

  Flesh Colour: Red
  Hardness: Firm.  Crunchy.
  Flavour:

Good to excellent and gets suger early in its maturity.  

  Stone:

Small to medium 

Gross Qualities

  Cracking: Good rain tolerance. 
  Stem: Long and thin 
  Storage: Excellent storage potential 

Tree

  Cropping: Heavy 
  Blossom: Mid to late season
  Pollination: Unknown in New Zealand, but not self-fertile.  In Europe Regina® is a good pollinator.  
USA reports that Sandra Rose is a good pollinator.  
Summit, Sylvia®, Sam and Early Rivers also appear to be pollinators.
  Vigour: Medium 
  Tree Habit/Form: Spreading tree.  Branching readily.

Notes

 

Fruit are borne mostly as singles.  Excellent quality cherry.

 

 

Shapes of Cherry Key

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Flat Heart
cherry-Heart
Heart
cherry-Kidney
Kidney
cherry-Long-Heart
Long Heart
cherry-Round
Round
 
 
 

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