Tree

TREE CHARACTERISTICS

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

Remarks

REMARKS

Medium to low (200 – 400 Infruitec Chilling Units)
Semi upright
3rd week July **
1st week August **
Showy
Self-compatible
One year old shoots
Normal
Kakamas

Thinning

THINNING

Fruit set
Blossom or fruit
Intensity of flowers

Good
Fruit thinning only
Good

Nectarines

FRUIT CHARACTERISTICS

Harvest date (first pick)
Control cultivar
Production
Fruit size distribution
Shape
Skin colour
Flesh colour
TSS
Texture
Stone
Storage ability

Week 44-45 (1st week November) **
< Alpine
Good (4 x 1,5 metre)**
Count 23 (115g/fruit)**
Round
100% Red blush
Yellow
At harvest: Avg. 12Brix**
Melting
Cling
Good

General

GENERAL

Bright red, clean, smooth skin. Harvested one week later than May Glo at Bien Donné.

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