Sweet Cherry Compatibility and Bloom Timing Chart

All cherry varieties, except those listed in the self-fertile category, need a pollinizer variety that blooms at the same time in order for pollination to occur.

Disclaimer: Information provided in this table is ‘best available’ and subject to change. Material is a compilation of relative bloom times from several growing regions and does not apply to all growing regions.

Compatibility Group Pollination Period I Pollination Period II Pollination Period III Pollination Period IV Pollination Period V
Group I (S1S2) Black Tartarian     Summit  
Group II (S1S3) Samba   Van; Early Robin Cristalina; Olympus; Sonnet; Oktavia Regina
Group III (S3S4) Somerset Burgundy Pearl Bing; Napoleon (Royal Ann); Emperor Francis Lambert  
Group VI (S3S6)       Attika (Kordia); Starks Gold  
Group VII (S3S5)         Hedelfingen
Group IX (S1S4)     Rainier; Black Republican; Bada Sylvia Hudson
Group XIII (S2S4)     Royalton   Sam
Group XVI (S3S9)   Celan; Burlat Tieton    
Group XXII (S3S12)         Schneiders 0900 Ziraat
(S1S13)   Radiance Pearl      
(S4S13)   Black Pearl      
Self-fertile with S4' allele (universal donors)   Lapins; Sweetheart; Index Staccato; Stella; Symphony; Selah; Santina; Celeste; Big Star; Blaze Star; Early Star Benton; Skeena; Sandra Rose; Sonata; Cashmere; Glacier; White Gold Stardust; Lala Star; Black Gold

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