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-Low (200-400 Infruitec Chilling Units)
Semi upright
3rd week July **
4th week July **
Non-Showy
Self
One year old shoots
Normal
Flordaguard

Thinning

THINNING

Fruit set
Blossom or fruit
Intensity of flowers

Good
Fruit thinning only
High

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) **
San Pedro
Good (>20kg/tree @ 4,5 x 1,5 metre) **
Count 20-23 (145g/fruit)**
Round
85% Red blush
Yellow
At harvest: 12Brix**
Firm Melting
Cling
Good

General

GENERAL

Very attractive, early maturing well coloured dessert peach. Suitable for export and local markets.

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