Sylvia®

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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 Sylvia®

 

A highly rain tolerant and mid season cherry with good storage potential.

 

  Origin: Pacific Agri-Food Research Center, Summerland, BC, Canada, Named 1988; Crossed by Ken Lapins; Released by Dr. David Lane
  Parentage: Van x Sam; Released 1998
  Synonym/Breeder Ref#: 4C-17-31
  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 minus 2 days 
  Fruit Size: Medium to large for season; 10.6 gm 
  Fruit Shape:

Long Heart

  Skin Colour: Dark red/black 

Internal

  Flesh Colour: Dark Red
  Hardness: Very firm; firmer than Bing 
  Flavour:

Fairly sweet, being sweeter than Bing.  Good flavour. 

  Stone:

Small 

Gross Qualities

  Cracking: Split resistant, very high tolerance to rain
  Stem: Short and thick.  Can stem pull if not picked with care. 
  Storage: Good storage potential 

Tree

  Cropping: Not precocious 
  Blossom: White and very late
  Pollination: Not self fertile.  Late bloomer.  Pollinated by Sonnet® and maybe Sam
  Vigour: Low 
  Tree Habit/Form: Compact upright three-quarter tree size.  Not easy to branch.
Spurry and large leafed, fruit often shelters underleaf from rain.

Notes

 

No shrinkage.
Looks good in pack due to consistent size and colour.

 

 

Shapes of Cherry Key

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Flat Heart
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Heart
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Kidney
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Long Heart
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Round
 
 
 

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