Cherry Sharinskaya was bred in the last century at the Kuibyshev gardening station. State trials of the variety began in the eighties. Since that time, this plant has become very fond of gardeners and farmers. Today we will tell you about the features of growing the Sharinskaya cherry variety, the general characteristics of the variety, the pros and cons. Let's get started.
Cherry Sharinskaya: variety description and characteristics
These trees are usually not very tall and are medium in size. The height of the crown of the cherry variety Sharinskaya can grow no more than 3 m. The crown is pyramidal in shape, the foliage is dense, the shoots are raised. The plant begins to bear fruit at the age of four or five. The cherry fruits of the Sharinskaya variety are formed on twigs or bouquet twigs. If we talk about the bark, then it is quite smooth, brown on the trunk and skeletal branches. Shoots are usually quite elastic, small in size, brownish bark on them. There are practically no lentils, but they are usually medium in shape. The foliage of the cherry tree Sharinskaya is ovate, shortly pointed. The leaf plates are quite light, green and smooth. The leaves are flat, more rounded at the base, pointed from above. There are no omissions. There are small serrations along the edges. The petioles are not very large, the stipules fall off early. There are few pieces of iron. Sharynskaya cherry always blooms abundantly, the flowers are very beautiful, snow-white in color, the petals are large. It is not difficult to take care of the crop, it is enough to water, cut, process and feed the plants on time. Harvesting from trees is very convenient, since, as we noted earlier, cherries are small in size, so even a stepladder may not be needed.
Features of the variety
If we talk about the fruits of the Sharinskaya cherry variety, they are medium, the mass of one cherry is about 3 g. They are round in shape, but there are no grooves at the base of the groove. There is also no abdominal suture. The stalks are medium, easily detached from the branches, the bone is not firmly attached to them. Interestingly, the fruits are yellow-red in color, the color is slightly blurred. The skin is not very thick, a beautiful waxy coating forms on the cherries, which, by the way, can be removed well. The flesh of the fruits is quite dense and juicy, the taste is tender, pleasant, the juice of the fruits is usually light red. Gardeners note that the tasting qualities of these cherries are excellent, the berries are quite sweet with a pleasant sourness. The fruit's appearance is also good. The seeds are perfectly separated from the dense and juicy pulp, so housewives love to process these berries. These fruits contain acids, sugars and solids. This variety is dessert, so you can make a wonderful, sweet compote from the fruit. These berries can be transported over long distances without difficulty, the product does not deteriorate for a long time. Sharynskaya cherry usually begins to bloom in early May. But the fruits ripen closer to mid-July. This variety is considered a little self-fertile. Therefore, it is advisable to plant other plants nearby so that the yield is not meager. Usually, as we noted earlier, the culture begins to bear fruit at the age of 4. The fruits ripen in mid-July. The yield of the Sharinskaya cherry variety is always quite high, at the age of five you can remove more than 5 kg of ripe and aromatic berries from one tree, but at the age of seven - the yield increases significantly, it can reach the following indicator: 10 kg per plant. Cherries bear fruit annually, the fruits are loosely attached to the shoots, so it is very convenient to remove the berries.
Cherry Sharinskaya: advantages and disadvantages
Cherry Sharinskaya is considered a winter-hardy variety, usually the trees do not freeze, this fact was confirmed by the tests of breeders of the seventies. Usually, trees do not have serious damage to the crown or trunk. Flower buds do not freeze. In addition, this culture is also drought-resistant. Many diseases are not scary to her, therefore, the resistance of this variety is quite high in all respects. This cherry can be propagated by grafting. It is best to plant plants in higher elevations, where the soil has a light and loose structure. Do not forget to cut off the shoots in time, since the crown of the Sharinskaya cherry variety is quite thick. In early spring, it is recommended to carry out anti-aging pruning, as well as remove all diseased and damaged branches. The advantages of the variety also include the small height of the tree, the compactness of the crown. This allows you to harvest quickly enough. In addition, the culture bears fruit annually. The indisputable advantage is that the taste of the fruit is excellent. Cherry Sharinskaya is always very sweet. Of the shortcomings, gardeners note the thickening of the crown, as well as the not saturated color of the fruits. As for the rest, the trees of the Sharynskaya cherry variety have no shortcomings.