Definition of duke cherry in English:

duke cherry

Syllabification: duke cher·ry

noun

  • A cultivated cherry that is a hybrid between the mazzard and the morello.
    • Prunus × gondouinii, family Rosaceae
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    • Four to six weeks after petal fall, mature leaves of sour and duke cherries develop yellow and green mottle.
    • The collections include varieties of the following crops: dessert, culinary, cider and ornamental apples; apricots; sweet, sour and duke cherries; European plums, damsons, bullaces, greengages, mirabelles, Japanese plums, cherry plums and myrobalans; ornamental Prunus; and dessert, culinary, perry and ornamental pears.

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