Tree

TREE CHARACTERISTICS

Chilling requirement
Growth habit
Flowering (10 % blossoms open)
Full bloom (80% blossoms open)
Flower shape
Bearing habit
Disease susceptibility (Normal sprays)
Rootstocks evaluated

Remarks

REMARKS

Medium – Low
Semi Spreading
4th Week August **
1st Week September **
Rosaceous
On both spurs and shoots
Normal
Maridon

Thinning

THINNING

Fruit set
Blossom or fruit
Intensity of flowers

Excellent
Fruit
High

Plims

FRUIT CHARACTERISTICS

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

Week 8 – 10 (4th week in February)**
One to two weeks later than Angeleno™
Good (25 kg/tree @ 4,5 x 1,5 metre)**
Count AA (110 g/fruit)**
Oblong
Red
Yellow
At Harvest: 16-20Brix.** Excellent taste
Very Firm
Cling

General

GENERAL

Partly funded by DFPT. Dark red plum with excellent storage ability at both dual and single temperature regimes for 6 weeks. Plum wrapper/plastic bag is required to prevent shrivelling. Exclusive Colors and Capespan until July 2011.

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