A cherry with deep red-mahogany colour large berries, Bing is probably the most commonly grown variety in the world, and certainly is so in the USA. The fruit are sweet, juicy and rich in flavour making them a reliable and delicious fruit.
Origin: Named after Ah Bing, the Chinese assistant of Set Lewelling, horticulturalist, in 1870.
Grown in: USA, Chile
Harvest & Availability:
Late November to late December: from Chile, Argentina
Consumer acceptance of ‘Brooks’ and ‘Bing’ cherries is mainly
dependent on fruit SSC and visual skin color
Carlos H. Crisosto *, Gayle M. Crisosto, Paul Metheney