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 upright
4th week August **
1st week September **
Rosaceous
On both spurs and shoots
Normal
Maridon

Thinning

THINNING

Pollination
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
Fruit size distribution
Shape
Skin colour
Flesh colour
TSS
Texture
Stone
Storage ability

Week 6-7 (2nd week February)**
> Songold
Excellent (4 x 1,5 metre)**
Count AA (100g/fruit)**
Round
Yellow
Yellow
At Harvest: 15Brix** Very good taste
Medium to fine
Cling
Good at dual temperature

General

GENERAL

Very attractive, yellow skin plum with excellent storage ability. Will be marketed as African Pride®

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