Capulin Cherry Varieties
': Very large, round fruit up to 1-1/2 inch in diameter.
Light green, sweetish flesh, free of astringency when ripe. Drooping
tree, out bears many other cultivars
': Large fruit, 2/3 to 1 inch in diameter. Flesh green, flavor
rich and sweet. Ripens late, August to September in Vista. Tree upright
but drooping, a reliable annual bearer. Has good commercial potential.
': Large, flattened globe-shaped fruit, 3/4 to 1 inch in
diameter. Skin deep purple-black. Flesh green, more or less free of
astringency, flavor good. Seed relatively small, Tree is a genetic
dwarf, somewhat of a shy bearer.
': Large to very large, roundish fruits 1 inch or more in
diameter. Very mild flavor, lacking the astringency of other capulins.
Ripens early to mid season. Appears to require high temperatures to
develop best flavor. Tree a very heavy producer, tends to over produce
in heavy clusters.
' : Large, roundish fruit, 1 to 1-1/8 inch in diameter. Flesh
fairly astringent, flavor good. Seed small. Tree a heavy producer,
often yielding more than 200 lbs. of fruit. Bears fruit in clusters.
Performs very well in cool coastal locations.
': Small fruit with very good flavor. Tree a light producer,
appears to bear better on certain rootstocks. Extremely vigorous, can
grow 15 ft. or more in one year. Named for Andrew Werner of Santa Cruz,
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