Black Cherry

The Itxassou black cherry or Beltxa (Basque) is the name of one of the three main varieties of cherries grown in the Basque Country, Itxassou / Itsasu (Basque) and its surroundings.

These Itxassou cherries are sweet (soft-fleshed) lemons that are early.

The varieties are Peloa maturing late May (dark red Bordeaux), Xapata maturing early June (yellow and pink) and Beltxa maturing mid-June (black)