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 (400 – 600 Infruitec Chilling Units)
Semi upright
1st week September **
2nd week September **
Showy
Self-compatible
One year old shoots
Normal
Kakamas

Thinning

THINNING

Fruit set
Blossom or fruit
Intensity of flowers

Very good
Fruit thinning only
Good

Peaches

FRUIT CHARACTERISTICS

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

Week 6-7 (2nd week February) **
Kakamas
Very good (4 x 1,5 metre)**
Count 18 (150g/fruit)**
Round
Yellow
Yellow
At harvest: Avg. 16Brix**
Melting
Free
Not tested

General

GENERAL

Yellow skin, excellent for drying. Obtained an average of 80% for drying during the past six years.

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