Are black cherries and Bing cherries the same?
Simply so, what is the difference between black cherries and Bing cherries?
Black Cherries. Slightly heart-shaped dark red sweet cherries are primarily grown on the West Coast. The "black" designation refers to the mahogany color of their flesh, only a few varieties have particularly dark skin. There are many varieties, the most well known of which is Bing, pictured above.
Then, what is the difference between black and red cherries?
The obvious difference between them is their appearance. Dark Sweet cherries are a rich, mahogany color, whereas Rainier cherries are yellow, with a tinge of red. However, their flavor profile also sets them apart from one another.
5 Common Types of Cherries and How You Should Eat Them
- Bing Cherries. Perhaps the most famous of them all, Bing cherries encompass the vitality of the sweet cherry.
- Rainier Cherries. If you thought about Mount Rainier as you read this, you'd be getting pretty close to its namesake origin — the mountain itself.
- Queen (Royal) Anne Cherries.
- Montmorency Cherries.
- Morello Cherries.