Friday, February 17, 2012

Cherry ( Prunus avium )

Fruit Warehouse | Cherry ( Prunus avium ) | Cherries contain anthocyanins, the red pigment in berries. Cherry anthocyanins have been shown to Reduced pain and inflammation in rats. The cultivated forms are of the species of wild cherry (P. avium) to the which most cherry cultivars belong, and the sour cherry (P. cerasus), the which is Mainly used for cooking.

The cherry is the fruit of many plants of the genus Prunus, and is a fleshy stone fruit. The cherry fruits of commerce are usually obtained from a limited number of species, Including ESPECIALLY cultivars of the wild cherry, Prunus avium. The name 'cherry' is also frequently used in reference to the cherry blossom.

Some other species, although having edible fruit, are not grown extensively for consumption, except in northern regions where the two main species will not grow. Irrigation, spraying, labor and Their propensity to damage from rain and hail Make cherries Relatively expensive. Nonetheless, there is high demand for the fruit.

Cherry is harvested by using a shaker in commercial production. Cherries have a very short growing season and can grow in most temperate latitudes. The peak season for cherries is in the summer. In Australia, They are usually at Their peak in late December, in southern Europe in June, in North America in June, in south British Columbia (Canada) in July to mid August, and in the UK in mid July.

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