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ROYAL LAFAYETTE
CHERRY VARIETY

Royal Lafayette is a new variety that is harvested early in the season. As a tree, it enters production quickly and has mid-strong vigor.

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//Royal Lafayette Cherry Variety

Royal Lafayette

Big fruit size (28-30mm), very good production, excellent taste for the season
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A few words about the Royal Lafayette variety

Category : CHERRIES

Royal Lafayette is a new cherry variety which is harvested in the same period with Burlat which it will replace in the future.

It originates from the new variety breeding program by Zaiger (California – USA) and is published in Europe by IPS (France).

As a tree, it has semi-erect behavior and mid-strong vigor. It enters production rapidly which is of high volume every year. It blossoms in the same period with Burlat, it is not self-fertile. It is not advised to be grafted and cultivated in low-vigor rootstocks such as Gizela 5. Its high yield demands higher levels of nutrients in order to maintain high fruit quality.

Royal Lafayette’s fruit has big size (30mm) and is round shaped. The color of the fruit skin is shiny, bright red and its firmness is very good. Taste balance between acid and sweet elements is very good and its flavor is much better than varieties that are harvested in the same time period.

In our experimental orchard, during heavy rain harvest seasons, it has shown very good cracking resistance.

Characteristics

Tree and Nut Quality Characteristics
02. -
Rain crack resistance
95%
Fruit quality
80%
Tree vigor
68%
Yield
82%
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