NY304

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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 NY 304 

 

Test Selection - NY 304 an excellent quality black cherry that
ripens early with good tree health.

 

  Origin: New York Agricultural Experiment Station, Geneva, NY, USA; Breeders Susan K. Brown and Robert L. Andersen
  Parentage: Unable to provide on test selections
  Synonym/Breeder Ref#: NY 304 
  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 10 days 
  Fruit Size: Large especially for the season 
  Fruit Shape:

Round to Heart

  Skin Colour: Red black; not mahogany; glossy 

Internal

  Flesh Colour: Dark red 
  Hardness: Firm in New York; expected to be hard in New Zealand 
  Flavour:

Good 

  Stone:

Medium 

Gross Qualities

  Cracking: Unknown in New Zealand 
  Stem: Medium thickness and length 
  Storage: Not known in New Zealand 

Tree

  Cropping: Heavy cropping 
  Blossom: Mid season
  Pollination: Self fertile; S3, S4
  Vigour: Vigorous 
  Tree Habit/Form: Upright, spreading

Notes

 

Current information based on US knowledge.
NY304 has potential initially as a pre-Christmas cherry in New Zealand.
Export potential unknown at this time.
It is an excellent quality black cherry that ripens early with good tree health. 

 

 

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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