Though of the bigarreau group the flesh is too tender to well withstand harvesting, shipping and the brown-rot.
The trees require much moisture, especially sorts with large leaves, such as the bigarreau and Heart Cherries.
Florence is very large and late, succeeding the bigarreau, but requires a warm soil and aspect.
Elkhorn has served its day and is now being rapidly superseded by other cherries of the bigarreau group to which it belongs.
Windsor is the standard late bigarreau and one of the most profitable of the hard-fleshed cherries grown in New York.
In 1909, a Smith was listed, with Smith's bigarreau as a synonym.