Bulgarian old local sweet cherry cultivars
In the present article, a brief pomological introduction of some old local Bulgarian sweet cherry cultivars was made, suitable for home fruit growing or to be included in future breeding programs as donors of valuable characteristics and properties. These are Ranna cherna edra, 11 May, Ryzhdavichka belvitsa, Peresta belvitsa and Rumynka, characterized by different size, shape, color of the skin and fruit flesh, taste, flowering and ripening period and various resistance to diseases. Fruits of Ryzhdavichka belvitsa and Peresta belvitsa are preferred for processing in jams, preserves and compotes.
Christov, N., Serbezova, D. and Stoeva, A. (2019). Bulgarian old local sweet cherry cultivars. Acta Hortic. 1259, 71-76
sweet cherry, old local cultivars