ciliege

MAIN MARKETED VARIETIES:
Kordia, Shneider and others

MATURATION:
June 5 – July 15

MARKETING:
June 5 – July 20

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ORIGINS:
Temperate regions of the northern hemisphere.

THE FRUIT:
Fleshy drupe, from a brilliant red to a dark violet depending on the variety with a yellowish or red pulp, this too depending on the variety

FLAVOR:
From sweet to quite astringent and sour, to be consumed fresh. On average the fruit contains 38 calories per 100 grams of weight.

HEALTH BENEFITS:
Cherries control hypertension, are slight laxatives and diuretics, rich in vitamins, especially A and C, and contain many mineral salts (potassium, calcium and iron) that are lost in sweat. Moreover cherries could have a beneficial effect on joint inflammation caused by arthritis.