Tree

TREE CHARACTERISTICS

Chilling requirement
Growth habit
Flowering (10 % blossoms open)
Full bloom (80% blossoms open)
Flower shape
Bearing habit
Disease susceptibility (Normal sprays)

Remarks

REMARKS

Medium
Semi Upright
2nd Week August **
3rd Week August **
Rosaceous (Showy)
One year old shoots
Normal

Thinning

THINNING

Fruit set
Blossom or fruit
Intensity of flowers

Good
Fruit thinning only
High

Nectarines

FRUIT CHARACTERISTICS

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

4th Week in December
>Margaret’s Pride
Good (15-20 kg/ tree @ 4,5 x 1,5 metre)
Count 20 (180 g/fruit)
Oblong
Yellow (with some red spots <5%)
Yellow
At Harvest: 16Brix. Very good taste.
Medium / Fine
Cling

General

GENERAL

Yellow, non-melting, cling stone, nectarine harvesting after Margaret’s Pride. Cold storage potential unknown.

* = Plant Breeders Rights: ARC Infruitec-Nietvoorbij
** Bien Donné