IG200


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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 IG 200

 

IG 200 is an attractive early season fruit notable for
low chill requirement and excellent tasting fruit.

 

  Origin: Zaiger Genetics
  Parentage: Undisclosed
  Synonym/Breeder Ref#: Stark Crimson 
  Protection & Royalties:

NR No Royalties

Fruit

External

  Maturity: Bing minus 18 days 
  Fruit Size: Small to medium 
  Fruit Shape:

Pointed Heart

  Skin Colour: Bright glossy light red 

Internal

  Flesh Colour: Red 
  Hardness: Semi hard to firm 
  Flavour:

Excellent for season 

  Stone:

Small 

Gross Qualities

  Cracking: Quite susceptible to cracking in rain.  Stem and horseshoe cracks. 
  Stem: Long thin 
  Storage: OK for local market but export unknown 

Tree

  Cropping: Heavy 
  Blossom: Mid
  Pollination: May be self fertile - Pollinates readily with Stella
  Vigour: Medium 
  Tree Habit/Form: Open spreading tree

Notes

 

Not suitable for export but fruit has good timing for pre-Christmas market.
Small fruit size and susceptibility to splitting limits commercial value but low chilling requirement and
ease of pollination means IG200 has a definite place in home gardens.

 

 

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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