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 (400-600 Infruitec Chilling Units)
Semi-Spreading
1st Week September **
2nd Week September **
Rosaceous
On both spurs and shoots
Normal
Maridon

Thinning

THINNING

Pollinator
Fruit set
Blossom or fruit
Intensity of flowers

Sun Supreme** (Field observations)
Excellent
Fruit thinning recommended
High

Plims

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 7 (2nd week February)**
<Angeleno™
Very good (20 kg/tree @ 4,5 x 1,5 metre)**
Count A-AA (80-90g/fruit)**
Ovate
Yellow
Yellow
At Harvest: 16Brix** Very good taste
Medium
Cling
Good at both single and double temperature (Experico).
Shrivel sheet recommended.

General

GENERAL

Partly funded by DFPT. Yellow, round plum with excellent eating quality. Proper thinning to ensure good fruit size.

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