The leading commercial sweet cherry in North America. Fruit is firm, juicy and a deep, mahogany red when ripe. Exceptionally large fruit of finest quality, with an intensely sweet, vibrant flavor. Bing has become the standard to which other varieties are compared.
Flavor/Texture: Intensely sweet, vibrant flavor
Availability: Mid-June to Early August
A large, bright red cherry maturing one week to ten days after Lapins (3 weeks after Bing). Sweetheart™ has a mild, sweet flavor and outstanding firmness. This heart-shaped cherry ships extremely well, and will keep your late July and August cherry displays full.
Flavor/Texture: Mild, sweet flavor and outstanding firmness
Availability: Late July, Early August
Large, very firm and sweet, Skeena™ continues to grow in popularity with consumers and growers. Maturing about 16 days after Bing, this dark red to almost black variety has a very dense texture. A great late-season variety which will keep you in cherries until the end of July.
Flavor/Texture: Firm and Sweet. Very dense texture
Availability: Mid-July to Early August
A large, highly crack-resistant, mahogany red cherry that is rapidly replacing the late-season variety Lambert. Lapins matures ten days to two weeks after Bing, exhibiting excellent firmness and flavor. As with all Northwest Cherries, Lapins creates a beautiful display.
Flavor/Texture: Excellent firmness and flavor
Availability: Early-Mid July to Mid-August
A very attractive, exceptionally large, yellow cherry with a bright red blush. Rainier has a distinctive and superior appearance among sweet cherry varieties. A premium niche variety that ripens after Bing.
Flavor/Texture: Delicately flavored with extraordinary sugar levels, the flesh is pure yellow, very firm and finely textured..
Availability: Mid-June through July
The leading early-ripening sweet cherry of the Pacific Northwest. Fruit ripens two weeks ahead of Bing, yet resembles Bing with firm, round, heart-shaped fruit of good size. The best deep, mahogany red cherry before Bing and less susceptible to rain-cracking.
Flavor/Texture: Similar to Bing
Availability: Early to Mid-June
This very large, dark red, firm, late-season sweet cherry has much to recommend it. In addition to strong consumer acceptance for its sweet low-acid flavor, crunchy texture and eye appeal.
Flavor/Texture: Dark skin, firm, low-acid sweet flavor
Availability: Mid to late June