Growth habit / Training method
Medium (500-600 Infruitec Chilling Units)
Semi-upright / 45°
Frequent spur renewal required
Spurs and shoots
Harvest date (first pick)
Fruit size distribution
Week 4 (4th week January)*
6.7 – 8.9kg (11.0mm tip)†
End of ‘Laetitia’*
Round to round flat*
Bright red at harvest/Dark red when ripe
Yellow/red – Bleeding flesh when ripe
14° Brix at harvest*
Excellent – Sweet, very aromatic, slight acidity in skin
Very good – Tested at DT and ST (PD9)†35 days at -0.5°C†
3rd week August*
4th week August*
‘Fortune’ & ‘Songold’ (both as twin pollinators)
Very attractive, excellent tasting bleeding flesh plum with outstanding storage ability,
harvesting just after ‘Laetitia’.
*Data obtained at Robertson Experimental farm, Western Cape, and is not
necessarily representative of other areas.
**AA size can be obtained on high potential soils.