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NewGen

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From Germany, what are these fruits?
« on: July 14, 2019, 06:31:45 PM »
And are they edible?
I didn't dare try, Lol.

Looks very, very much like cherries.
Maybe they're too sour?




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Re: From Germany, what are these fruits?
« Reply #1 on: July 14, 2019, 10:58:50 PM »
HI , HERE IN MEXICO WE CALL THEM CAPULIN ,WILD VARIETY, VERY GOOD TO EAT

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Re: From Germany, what are these fruits?
« Reply #2 on: July 14, 2019, 11:47:58 PM »
Oh, I should've grabbed some. The birds were loving it in the branches.
Thanks,

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Re: From Germany, what are these fruits?
« Reply #3 on: July 15, 2019, 02:04:05 AM »
Either cherry or sour cherry. Impossible to know without tasting it. The tree seems big, so Cherry (Prunus avium) with its stripped bark would be my first option. Maybe a wild "mollar cherry" type. In this case, you can expect more flavour notes than modern varieties (that are basically sugar) and a soft, not crunchy, meat with a pinch of sourness in a smaller fruit.
« Last Edit: July 15, 2019, 06:33:24 AM by pvaldes »

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Re: From Germany, what are these fruits?
« Reply #4 on: July 15, 2019, 02:20:00 AM »
Interesting info, thanks pvaldes.

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Re: From Germany, what are these fruits?
« Reply #5 on: July 24, 2019, 05:01:46 PM »
Looks like black cherry of Atlantic states of USA. Prunus serotina. Triphal 6b

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Re: From Germany, what are these fruits?
« Reply #6 on: September 06, 2019, 05:11:28 PM »
This is a Prunus avium probably a seedling of a garden variety. Definately not a true native P.avium. These would have more darker fruits.
Actually feral P.avium can taste quite good. Each tree is different. But some are sour or even slightly bitter. Eating will not harm you.

 

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