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
4th week July **
2nd week August **
Showy
Self-compatible
One year old shoots
Normal
Kakamas

Thinning

THINNING

Fruit set
Blossom or fruit
Intensity of flowers

Very good
Fruit and blossom thinning
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 48-49 (1st week December) **
Novadonna
Very good (4 x 1,5 metre)**
Count 18 (160g/fruit)**
Round
80% red blush
Yellow
At harvest: Avg. 12Brix**
Firm melting
Cling
Good

General

GENERAL

Very good crop, 80% or more red blush, very firm flesh. Fresh market.

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