Whitegold™

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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 Whitegold™

 

Test Selection - A highly productive early cherry, self fertile with white flesh.

 

  Origin: New York Agricultural Experiment Station, Geneva, NY, USA; Breeders Roger D. Way, Robert L. Andersen and Susan K. Brown
  Parentage: Emperor Francis x Stella
  Synonym/Breeder Ref#: NY 13688 
  Protection & Royalties:

TA Test Agreement Required.  Test fee payable

(Note:  This is not an offer for sale of trees, only the right to test the selection.  
Trees may remain the property of the breeder/owner.)

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

Fruit

External

  Maturity: Bing minus 5 days 
  Fruit Size: Medium 
  Fruit Shape:

Cherry - Round

  Skin Colour: Bright red blush on cream background 

Internal

  Flesh Colour: Cream 
  Hardness: Soft to firm 
  Flavour:

Good 

  Stone:

Small 

Gross Qualities

  Cracking: Susceptible to rain cracking 
  Stem: Long thin 
  Storage: Short storage potential 

Tree

  Cropping: Extremely heavy 
  Blossom: Mid late
  Pollination: Self fertile
  Vigour: Medium 
  Tree Habit/Form: Spreading tree

Notes

 

Softness and rain tolerance limit this highly productive cherry.
Worth checking for GA responsiveness. 

 

 

Shapes of Cherry Key

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

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