Cherry Iskra: variety description and characteristics
Cherry Iskra: photo of the variety
Cherry Iskra was bred by sowing cherry varieties - Lyubskaya, all work on the development of a new variety took place on the territory of the Nizhny Novgorod Agricultural Academy, the author of this novelty is -I. P. Eliseev, since the end of the 20th century (more precisely 1997) has been undergoing a long-term state variety test.
The tree of the cherry variety Iskra is capable of growing medium-sized, 250 centimeters of growth is achieved at 8 years of age, the crown is spherical, rises slightly, and the thickening is quite good. Bouquet branches are formed, where fruiting occurs.
A round cherry Spark, rather large in size, is painted in a slightly darkish red color, but the pulp is predominantly pink in color, dense in texture, very delicate pulp fibers, increased juiciness of berries. By weight, each berry grows to 4.3 grams, Sweet, with a slight sourness, taste. Excellent separation of seeds from pulp at the time of full mechanical ripening.
The cherry variety Iskra is distinguished by the uniformity of the size of the fruits, external indicators correspond to 4.5 points on the rating scale. The scale for tasting the taste shows up to 4 points, after processing the product, the quality scale estimates up to 4.3 points. A fairly versatile variety for use: it is useful for eating fresh fruits, also for preserving, making juice and compotes and many other culinary trends. Relatively stable tolerance of Iskra cherries for transportation over short distances.
Cherry Iskra: reviews of gardeners
- Zinaida Mikhailovna, Samara region: “The tree of the cherry variety Iskra already, starting from the third year after planting, has begun to bring a high-quality and fairly abundant harvest. This cherry does not need pollinators, so you can safely grow it alone on your site. I didn’t find any flaws in this variety ”.
- Lidia Vasilievna, Moscow region: “Cherries of the Iskra variety bear fruit every year, without exception. This really pleases me, the Iskra variety has never let me down. I heard that the Iskra cherry variety has immunity to such a disease as coccomycosis. On my site, not a single culture has ever been sick with it, but I think it's a matter of good care. However, I think the presence of such immunity in Iskra cherries will attract many gardeners to grow this cherries ”.