Cherries ripen over the summer months from December through to the end of January. The timing of their availability varies each season depending on the weather in the months preceding and during the summer.
Ali Jackson from Off Our Tree orchard joins Home & Garden to discuss what to look for this cherry season.
Mrs Jackson hails from a family-owned orchard in Central Orago. She gives tips for selecting and storing the best cherries of the season.
Her best tip? Store your cherries in the fridge.
To find out more, listen to the full interview with Ali Jackson above.
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