Tree

TREE CHARACTERISTICS

Chilling requirement
Vigour
Growth habit
Flowering (10 % blossoms open)
Full bloom (80% blossoms open)
Pollen compatibility
Bearing habit
Disease susceptibility (Normal sprays)

Remarks

REMARKS

Medium-Low (200-400 Infruitec Chilling Units)
Strong
Semi Spreading
4th Week August **
1st Week September**
Self Compatible
On both spurs and shoots
Normal

Thinning

THINNING

Fruit set
Blossom or fruit
Intensity of flowers

Good
Fruit
High

Apricots

FRUIT CHARACTERISTICS

Harvest date (first pick)
Control cultivar
Production (kg/tree)
Fruit size distribution
Shape
Skin colour
Flesh colour
Eating quality and TSS
Texture
Stone
Storage ability

Week 48 (4th week in November) **
<Ladisun
Very good (20kg/tree)
L
Oblong
Yellow
Yellow
At harvest: 14 Brix
Medium – Fine
Free
Limited fresh export potential.

General

GENERAL

Good canning and drying potential.

* = Plant Breeders’ Rights: ARC Infruitec-Nietvoorbij
** = Data obtained at Robertson, Western Cape and is not necessarily representative of other areas.