13N0770 (Stardust™) sweet cherry.

Kappel, F., MacDonald, R.A., Cliff, M.A., and McKenzie, D.-L. (2009). "13N0770 (Stardust™) sweet cherry.", Canadian Journal of Plant Science, 89(4), pp. 713-716. doi : 10.4141/CJPS08186  Access to full text


13N0770 (Stardust™) is a late-maturing blush sweet cherry (Prunus avium L.) that has been released by the Pacific Agri-Food Research Centre (PARC-Summerland), Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada at Summerland, BC. The release is part of the on-going sweet cherry breeding program that began in 1936 (Kappel and Lay 1997). Stardust™ is the latest-maturing blush or bi-colored cultivar released from PARC-Summerland and has very good fruit size, firmness, and is self-fertile. It was released to growers for wide scale commercial testing in 2002.

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