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Title: Sweet and Tart Cherry Varieties: Descriptions and Cultural Recommendations
Authors: Brown, Susan
Way, Roger
Terry, David
Keywords: sweet cherry varieties
tart cherry varieties
Issue Date: 1989
Publisher: New York State Agricultural Experiment Station
Series/Report no.: New York's Food and Life Sciences Bulletin
Abstract: The 1985 Orchard and Vineyard Survey by the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets listed 257 sweet cherry orchards in New York State with total acreage estimated at 1,073 acres. Cultivars being grown include 'Bing', 'Chinook', 'Compact Lambert', 'Corum', 'Emperor Francis', 'Gold', 'Hedelfingen', 'Hudson', 'Lambert', 'Napoleon', 'Rainier', 'Sam', 'Schmidt', 'Stella', 'Ulster', 'Van', 'Vista', and 'Windsor'. 'Emperor Francis' is the leading sweet cherry variety in New York comprising 20 percent of the total trees, with 'Hedelfingen' (16%) and 'Schmidt '(15%) also of importance.
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