The medium-sized Chelan™ cherry is tasty when picked at its best tart flavor. Ripening 11 to 14 days ahead of Bing, Chelan™ is firm and attractive with mahogany red skin and medium to dark red flesh. The bloom is prolific and generally overlaps Bing. This variety has shown some tolerance to cracking.
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Mahogany red skin, medium size. Firm, tart and tasty.
- Estimated Chilling Requirement
Cross-pollinators include Rainier, Bing, Lapins and Sweetheart™. Tieton™ is incompatible.
- Harvest Season within fruit type
- Harvest Dates
May 10 to May 25(approximate for Fresno, CA area)
Fruit & Nut Maturity Chart 2018 (full chart)
- U.S. Plant Patent No. 8545. (Expired)