Tree

TREE CHARACTERISTICS

Growth habit

Bearing habit
Chilling requirement

Remarks

REMARKS

Semi-upright, vigorous (Similar to Golden Delicious)
Terminally and laterally on shoots & spurs
Medium

Peaches

FRUIT CHARACTERISTICS

Size
Shape
Colour
Taste & Texture
Lenticels
Stem Length

Medium (Average 150g/fruit)
Flat-globose (Similar to Sundowner)
Full striped bright res
Sweet, crisp, firm, juicy
Conspicuois
Medium, not prone to early abscission

PRODUCTION CHARACTERISTICS

Harvest date
Production
Percentage Pack – out
Full Bloom date
Pollinators

 

Thinning
Storage ability

Middle – End March
Medium – Good (55t/ha)
70 – 75% oof the tree
Beginning of Octobe
Simpson, Granny Smoth, Winter Banana, Pink Lady, or Sundowner. Depending on microlimate.
Thin to singles for size and colour
Very good. Not prone to core rot. Pront to Superficial scald.
(Similar to Red Delicious)

General

GENERAL

Red colour develops late in season (1 – 2 weeks before harvest)