July 9, 2019
These cherries are
Graciously donated by the Alex Newman family.
Rainier is a cultivar of cherry. It was developed in 1952 at Washington State University by Harold Fogle, and named after Mount Rainier. It is a cross between the 'Bing' and 'Van' cultivars. 'Rainiers' are considered a premium type of cherry. They are sweet with a thin skin and thick creamy-yellow flesh.