cv. NY 8139
BlackPearl is the best cherry in it's season, ripening 10 days before Bing, with Chelan (-10). It has exceptional flavor and is extremely firm and crunchy. The fruit is medium size with 20% sugar. BlackPearl has amazing storage qualities and keeps better than almost any other cherry. It is hardy and canker resistant with low cracking. It is also an early season bloomer.
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 Univer-sity.