Sunburst is a modern variety of sweet Cherry introduced from Canada in 1984. It has very large fruits of excellent flavour, which turn black when ripe. It is supposed to have a very heavy yield of fruit, although we have yet to see any. The fruit will store well for a short period after picking.
Latin name: Prunus avium Sunburst
Fruit colour: dark red, black when ripe
Flowering time: Mid May
Eating/storing time: a few days
Year planted: 2006