BlushingGold® ripens 14 days after Bing/Schmidt and is a good pollinator for Emperor Francis. It can be planted in solid blocks with Emperor Francis. It is a medium size cherry, and a very heavy producer with long, green stems and a very low pull force. It is moderately susceptible to cracking. BlushingGold® is both an excellent processing and fresh market cherry.
Cornell Stone Fruit selections are a group of sweet and sour cherry, peach, plum and apricot varieties that were bred at the New York State Agricultural Experiment Station in Geneva, NY; a part of Cornell University.