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
2nd week August *
3rd week August *
Showy
Self
One year old shoots
Normal
Kakamas

Thinning

THINNING

Fruit set
Blossom or fruit
Intensity of flowers

Good
Fruit thinning only
Good

Peaches

FRUIT CHARACTERISTICS

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

Week 52 (4th week December) *
Oom Sarel
Good (20kg/tree @ 4,5 x 1,5 metre)*
Count 18-20 (150g/fruit)*
Round
Yellow
Yellow
At harvest: 11Brix*
Non-Melting
Cling
Unknown, not tested

General

GENERAL

Released as an improved clone from Oom Sarel. Excellent canning quality. Ripens same harvesting week as Oom Sarel. More upright growth habit.

* = Data obtained at Bien Donné, Groot Drakenstein, Western Cape and is not necessarily representative of other areas.