Cherry Zvezda is produced from Amorel Kozlovskaya andVladimirskaya". Opened at the All-Russian Research Institute of Genetics and Breeding of Fruit Plants named after V.I. I.V. Michurin. Breeders: S.V. Zhukov, E.N. Kharitonov. The cherry variety Zvezda was added to the State Register in nineteen hundred and ninety.
Cherry Star: variety description and characteristics
Cherry Star: photo of the variety
Cherry tree of the Zvezda variety is small in size, trapezoid-shaped crown, a small amount of density and foliage. The branches are grayish in color, strong, curved. The buds are small, the top is elongated, have a grayish color, which they got from the branches. The leaves are small, dark green in color, glossy, the top of the leaf is elongated. There is ribbing along the edges. The leaf is smooth, slightly curved. Small cuttings. The buds appear from one bud in three or five pieces, snow-white, small in size, oval-shaped petal. The stigma is located just above the anthers. The type of fruiting on the growths is last year.
Sami cherries Zvezda are large, weighing about four and a half grams, the same. Round shaped berry. The color is rich wine color, the contents inside are slightly lighter. The fruit stem is long, small in width. The stone is small, weighing about three tenths of a gram, circular, slightly elongated, light brown in color, easily separates from the fruit. The taste of Zvezda cherries is sweet with a sour taste. In terms of taste, it receives from four to four and a half points. Cherry Star composition: dry elements - about sixteen and a half percent, sugar - about twelve and a half percent, acids - about one and a half percent, ascorbic acid - about twelve and a half percent. Consumption both fresh and boiled.
Cherry Star: reviews of gardeners about the variety
- Svetlana Andreevna, Sverdlovsk region: “Zvezda cherry has been grown in my garden for many years. Both my children and my grandchildren grew up with her. I will never change my Star tree, since the inflorescence is always early, the generative buds perfectly tolerate the cold season. Also cherry Zvezda - always gives a rich harvest of delicious and beautiful berries "
- Konstantin Lvovich, Samara region: “I thought for a long time which cherry variety to choose for cultivation. The choice fell on the Star variety. I liked that the Zvezda cherry variety gives fruit early, and, importantly, all at the same time. Fruiting in the variety in my garden began three years after planting. It was also pleasantly surprised that the Zvezda cherry variety is immune to such an unpleasant disease as coccomicase. In general, the Star cherry made me happy. "