Lambert


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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
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icon-cherry Lambert

A good older variety of cherry.

  Origin: S. Lewelling, Oregon, USA, 1875
  Parentage: 'Napoleon' x 'Black Heart'
  Synonym/Breeder Ref#:  N/A
  Protection & Royalties:

NR No Royalties

Fruit

External

  Maturity: Bing plus 8 days
  Fruit Size: Medium
  Fruit Shape:

Roundish to rather long heart-shaped, nearly as long as broad.

  Skin Colour: Becoming dark but not quite black

Internal

  Flesh Colour: Dark red
  Hardness: Moderately firm
  Flavour:

Good

  Stone:

Medium size (Small for fruit size)

Gross Qualities

  Cracking: Prone to cracking
  Stem: Medium to long, stays green in cold storage
  Storage: Not adequate for seafreight to Asia

Tree

  Cropping: Good, can be variable in some areas; short harvest window
  Blossom: White; late
  Pollination: Summit, Van, Sam
  Vigour: Fairly vigorous
  Tree Habit/Form: Upright-spreading when young, becoming rather wide spreading with age.

Notes

 

A good older variety, too soft and small for modern export requirements.

 

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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