NY 518 cv
Nugent cherry is an all yellow sweet cherry with no pink blush. It ripens with Gold, and is an excellent pollinator for other mid-early blooming varieties. S1S6
It has better crack resistance than Gold, and is pollinated by other brining varieties, but not Gold. Average fruit weight is 8g. Soluble solids are 20%. The tree is spreading and bears very heavily with good flavor, it’s also well suited for fresh market. Nugent was named in honor of Jim Nugent, Coordinator of the Northwest Michigan Horticultural Research Station, Traverse City, MI.
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.