Somercotes Tasmanian cherries produce a wide range of cherry varieties, including white fleshed and the dark red fleshed varieties.
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The varieties we grow are:
Burlat – This is our earliest variety. Available in early December it is a large bright red fruit and is only available in our farm shop.
Vega– White fleshed large and very sweet. This is becoming a very popular pre Christmas variety
Chelan – An early fruit with mahogany red skin and a beautiful flavor.
Van – A shiny red cherry that everyone loves and available for Christmas.
Stella – Dark red and sweet. This attractive heart shaped fruit is available in early January.
Lapins – This variety follows Stella with large sweet fruit with deep red colour. Massive in size and taste.
Simone – Like Lapins these are large and sweet.
Sweetheart – Large crunchy red fruit with dark red sweet flesh.