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Large to medium-size fruit with dark red skin and medium red flesh (similar to Bing). Very precocious tree growth with an early harvest. Moderate resistance to rain cracking. The best pollenizer is Index. Chelan is known to have better winter hardiness than Bing. *Gisela rootstocks not recommended; may be incompatible with Mahaleb rootstock.
(2C-61-22) (USPP Pending)
Fruit is heart-shaped and large to medium-size with an attractive dark red skin. Tolerant to rain cracking. Tree is very wide-spreading and harvests 5 days before Van. Best pollenizers are Sweetheart, Bing, Van, and Sandra Rose.
Selection from Germany shown to be rain cracking resistant. Cherry is dark red, heart shaped and large. Blooms late and ripens between Skeena and Sweetheart. Van will not pollenize Regina.
Summer Land® Santina
(13S-5-22) (USPP Pending)
Oval-shaped fruit, slightly larger than Bing with similar firmness and good flavor for an early cherry. Mahogany skin has a bright lustre. Early harvest and moderately tolerant to rain cracking. Self-fertile.
Summer Land® Skeena
Very large fruit (10 to 14 grams) with mild flavor and export quality firmness. Dark red skin. Very early harvest. Gisela rootstocks are suggested to increase cropping potential.
Excellent quality fruit is slightly smaller with dark red skin. Resistant to rain cracking. An excellent pollenizer for most varieties; in particular, Bing. Highly productive variety.
Gisela® 6, Gisela® 12, KRYMSK®#5 (VSL-2cv) USPP#15723, KRYMSK®#6 (LC-52cv) USPP#16114