Increasing cherry fruit size


Consumers are seeking bigger cherries and, according to market returns, the bigger the fruit the bigger the cheque from the agent.

Achieving this optimum balance can be difficult, but this Agfact contains suggestions that can help to manipulate cherry trees into producing a desired fruit size range.

It includes information on:

  • What can cause small cherries
  • Crop loading
  • Getting the right start
  • Fruit development period
  • Getting it all together


Agfact H5.4.2 First Edition

Published: Sep 2004