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)
Spreading
2nd Week September **
3rd Week September **
Rosaceous
On both spurs and shoots
Normal
Maridon

Thinning

THINNING

Pollinator
Fruit set
Blossom or fruit
Intensity of flowers

Sun Breeze**, Self pollination to be confirmed.
Very Good
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 5-6 (1st week February)**
>Songold
Very good (25 kg/tree @ 4,5 x 1,5 metre)**
Count AA-AAA (100-110g/fruit)**
Pointed
Dark red
Yellow
At Harvest: 16Brix** Very good taste
Medium
Semi-free
Good at both single and double temperature for 42 days
(Experico). Shrivel sheet recommended.

General

GENERAL

Partly funded by DFPT. Late flowering, dark red, pointed plum with very good fruit set and strong vigour. Excellent eating quality with high sugars.

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