(13S-22-08 cv.)

A bright red medium-size cherry with good flavor, SweetheartTM is a cross between Van and Newstar. A very late cherry, it colors prior to optimal packing maturity. It ripens after Lambert, between July 25 and August 1. The tree is very precocious. It requires pruning to prevent size problems associated with overcropping. A self-fertile variety that bears annually.