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

Low (200-400 Infruitec Chilling Units)
Semi upright
4th week July **
1st week Aug **
Showy
Self
One year old shoots
Normal
Kakamas

Thinning

THINNING

Fruit set
Blossom or fruit
Intensity of flowers

Excellent
Fruit thinning
Excellent

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 47 ( 3rd week November) **
Transvalia / Novadonna
Excellent (>25kg/tree @ 4,5 x 1,5 metre)**
Count 20 (125g/fruit)**
Flat Round
Red
Yellow
At harvest: 12Brix**
Melting
Semi free
Short cold storage potential

General

GENERAL

Very attractive, high production peach with well coloured fruit. Suitable for air freight and local market only.

* = Plant Breeders’ Rights: ARC Infruitec-Nietvoorbij
** = Data obtained at Bambanani Fruit, Westonaria, Gauteng and is not necessarily representative of other areas.