Sweet cherry Poetry was obtained by free pollination of the sweet cherry variety from Donetsk. Famous scientists are the author of the culture. The plant was officially registered in 2001 with a recommendation for cultivation in the Central Black Earth Region.
Sweet cherry Poetry: variety description and characteristics
The tree is of medium height and reaches approximately 3.5 m in height. At the same time, the Poetry cherry variety is characterized by a pyramidal crown and a large number of leaves. The branches here are medium in size and straight in shape, and they are also characterized by a dark shade. The trunk is covered with bark, which has a smooth, even surface.
The buds are about 5 mm long and cone-shaped. At the same time, they clearly depart from the branches. The leaves here are oval in shape and have a bright rich green color. At the top, the leaf is pointed, and at the base, you can observe a small notch. There are notches along the edges of the entire sheet plate. The top side of the sheet has a glossy finish. Also, there are several small glands on the sheet.
The flowers here have a diameter of 2.5 cm, the petals are snow-white, separated from each other. The level of the pistil is above the level of the stamens. The cup resembles the shape of a narrow glass. Sweet cherries of the Poetziya variety are mainly formed on bouquet branches and on last year's growths.
Cherry Poetry: features of the variety and berries
Cherry fruit Poetry has a weight of about 5 grams and a heart shape. Each fruit is about 2 cm long and about 1.8 cm wide. At the same time, a funnel is noticeable at the base of the berry. The fruit here has a yellow flesh and a dark red rind. The stone has a mass of 0.4 grams and is fairly well separated from the fruit when ripe. Outwardly, the berries look very attractive and taste 4.8 points.
Inside Poetry cherries there is a large amount of juice, which has no shade. The berries contain a large amount of nutrients. The stalk moves freely from the fetus. Berries can be eaten both fresh and used for harvesting. However, they do not crack.
The cherry tree variety Poetry begins to bloom at the end of spring, and the fruits can be harvested in the middle of summer. The culture is self-fertile, therefore, for its pollination, it is necessary to grow other varieties of sweet cherries on the site. One hectare of planting is capable of producing almost 70 centners of fruit.
Resistant to frost and disease
If you follow all the rules of cultivation and take care of the tree, then it can grow for a long number of years.
The cherry variety Poetziya is characterized by average resistance to winter and hot dry summers.
Common diseases such as coccomycosis and moniliosis rarely affect the culture.
Summing up, it can be noted that this variety has a good yield and, at the same time, excellent external and taste qualities of the fruits. However, the Poetzia cherry variety is characterized by an average winter hardiness, therefore, it can be grown only in an area with a warm and mild climate.