Inventory, lb : 33.93
This item was last sold on : 06/24/17
Cherums are about the size of a small plum, approximately 1.25 inches in diameter. It has a purplish-red exterior skin with peaking yellow undertones. The inner flesh is yellow-amber with a pink ring underneath the skin and a very small seed. The Cherum is very juicy and sweet with rich plum-like flavors.
Cherums are available for a short time in the summer.
The Cherum is a hybrid stone fruit of the cherry and the plum. It was developed at Zaiger's Genetics of Modesto, CA, who are also the inventors of pluots and apriums. Cherums predominantly exhibit the genes and characteristics of cherries, whereas plerries are a predominantly plum cross.
The various blends between cherries and plums lend to a sweet fruit that is high in calcium, iron, potassium, vitamin A, vitamin C and dietary fiber. No cholesterol.
While there are over 50 different hybrids of cherums, many have been found to have excellent quality for canning, jams, jellies, pies and juices. Some have dessert quality.
As the cherry and plum are logistically easy to cross-breed, many different hybrids have been created but may not be available in mass quantities yet. Recorded grown or available in California, Saskatchewan, Japan, China, England and Singapore.
Ironically, the intent of crossing cherries with plums was not to develop a new fruit – it was rather to make the cherry more grower friendly. In Modesto, California they wanted to develop a cherry that would be less prone to cracking, have a higher sweet/sugar content and have a later-in-the-summer maturity date like plums. These trees grow well in a sandy soil.
Restaurants currently purchasing this product as an ingredient for their menu.
|The Cork and Craft||San Diego CA||858-618-2463|
|Lauberge Del Mar||Del Mar CA||858-259-1515|
|Rancho Valencia||Del Mar CA||858-756-1123|
|JSIX American restaurant & Bar||San Diego CA||619-531-8744|
|Fishery||San Diego CA||858-272-9985|
|Christine Dionese- Blogger|
|The Miller's Table||Oceanside CA||310-694-4091|
|Georges at the Cove||San Diego CA||858-454-4244|
|Golden Door||San Marcos CA||760-761-4142|
|Cal A Vie||Vista CA||760-945-2055|
|Kettner Exchange||San Diego CA||312-415-5455|
|Mr A's||San Diego CA||619-239-1377|
|Cape Rey Carlsbad, a Hilton Resort||Carlsbad CA||760-602-0800|
|Cow by Bear||San Diego CA||415-565-9989|
|Spoutable||San Diego CA||619-743-7491|
|The Go Go Truck||401-837-1740|
|Sheraton La Jolla||San Diego CA||858-453-5500|
|Vi At La Jolla Village||San Diego CA||858-646-7700|
|Casa de las Campanas Sur||San Diego CA||858 376 1522|
|Crab Hut||San Diego CA||858-860-5225|
|Lodge at Torrey Pines Grill||San Diego CA||858-453-4420|
|Stake Chophouse & Bar||Coronado CA||619-295-3172|
|Searsucker Del Mar||San Diego CA||858-369-5700|
|The Patio on Goldfinch (Mission Hills)||San Diego CA||619-501-5090|
|Sugar and Scribe||La Jolla CA||858-274-1733|
|Root Cellar Catering Co.||San Diego CA||760-846-2092|
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