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Noir de Meched Cherry

Prunus avium
One of the best large sweet black cherries

Origin: Iran

Pollination:  Noir de Meched is self-sterile and would require a pollinator to produce a crop. Show suitable pollination partners

A guide to choosing Cherry Trees

Noir de Meched Cherry Trees for sale - order online

Please select the rootstock, age and tree form available items in the table below. The choice of rootstock is important as it determines the size to which the tree will grow when mature. Trees are available either as maidens which are untrained one year old trees or two year old trees already trained in a particular form. Reduced price trees when available are smaller one year old trees or two year old trees which have less well developed heads than our regular trees but are otherwise perfectly good healthy trees offered at a lower price. Trees are supplied bare root during the planting season from late November to early March. Further information is available below.

Rootstock / Vigour / Age / Form
Gisela 5 - Semi-dwarfing   1 year Maiden
F12/1 - Very vigorous   1 year Maiden
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F12/1 - Very vigorous   1 year Maiden *Reduced Price*
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History and description of Noir de Meched

The region around the city of Mashhad in northeastern Iran is famous for its sweet black cherries. Noir de Meched has been developed in France from trees selected from this region. The bigarreau type fruit is large, very sweet, firm fleshed and almost black when ripe. The tree is quite vigorous and disease resistant.

Main characteristics of Noir de Meched

Use Dessert
Colour Black
Flavour Sweet
Season of use  Late

Tree vigour  Vigorous
Tree habit  Upright-Spreading

Pollination group  D
Self fertility  Self-sterile
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