Washington, California and Oregon are the main sweet cherry producing states, accounting for 90%of total production.
Fruit is the most economically important part of Sweet Cherry
In order to break dormancy, the tree need considerable winter chilling.
Sweet cherries should be grown in an area that is relatively frost-free.
Sweet cherries are not well adapted to high summer temperatures.
Rainfall between bloom and harvest can increase disease problems.
Cherry trees grow best in deep, well drained loam soil.
They will tolerate less desirable soil, but may do poorly on excessively sandy, heavy or wet soils.
|Flower bud initiation||Calfuze||300 g per acre|
|Fruit setting||Profuze||500 ml per acre|
|Pea size fruit||Calfuze||300 g per acre|
|Marble size fruit||Profuze||500 ml per acre|
|Fully developed fruit||Calfuze||300 g per acre|
|Fruit colour change||Profuze||500 ml per acre|