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Black and red Surinam cherry
« on: May 06, 2018, 05:54:55 PM »
First fruiting of my black Surinam, itís about 4 years old. Second fruit on my red Surinam thatís about 5 years old. The black are by far much sweeter. My red had bitter cherries when it first produced but now they are much sweeter yet still not as sweet as the black.




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Re: Black and red Surinam cherry
« Reply #1 on: May 06, 2018, 07:23:20 PM »
What variety of black surinam?

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Re: Black and red Surinam cherry
« Reply #2 on: May 06, 2018, 08:02:42 PM »
I noticed the same thing about my red Surinam.
When it first fruited... the taste was sour and astringent.
Now... 2 years later... the taste is very sweet with almost no astringency.
Reminds me of Satsuma with a subtle vanilla tone.
Really good for a mystery seedling.

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Re: Black and red Surinam cherry
« Reply #3 on: May 06, 2018, 11:10:45 PM »
What variety of black surinam?
zills black surinam

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Re: Black and red Surinam cherry
« Reply #4 on: May 06, 2018, 11:25:31 PM »
First fruiting of my black Surinam, itís about 4 years old. Second fruit on my red Surinam thatís about 5 years old. The black are by far much sweeter. My red had bitter cherries when it first produced but now they are much sweeter yet still not as sweet as the black.




I grew up in South Florida. A house down the street had a hedge of "Florida Cherries." As a little kid, I remember there were dark/black ones and bright red/orange ones. The black ones were always the best tasting. Now I know they were Surinam Cherries. I live in California now. Maybe I will see if I can find one here.

Blast from the past...

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Re: Black and red Surinam cherry
« Reply #5 on: May 07, 2018, 02:55:36 AM »
Have tried the orange recently which are very sweet




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Re: Black and red Surinam cherry
« Reply #6 on: May 07, 2018, 03:05:17 PM »
Has anyone tried black star surinam?

 

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