Tree

TREE CHARACTERISTICS

Origin
Released
Owner/Agent
Full bloom date
Harvest date
Vigour
Growth habit
Production per tree
(planting distance of 4mx1m)
Bearing habit
Disease susceptibility
(normal spraying programme)

Remarks

REMARKS

South Africa
1999
ARC Infruitec-Nietvoorbij
Week 37
Week 52
Moderate
Upright

Reasonable (11-20 kg)
Spurs and shoots

Normal

Plims

FRUIT CHARACTERISTICS

Diameter (mm)Mass (g)
Shape
Skin colour
Red blush
Flesh colour
Texture
Stone
Storage ability (single temp)
Storage ability (dual temp)
Fruit set
Firmness (11.1mm probe)
Sugar (TSS °ß)
Eating quality

56
80
Round
Yellow
No
Yellow
Melting
Cling
Not recommended
Good (>=4 weeks)
Good
Firm (6kg)
16
Excellent

CLIMATIC REQUIREMENTS

Chilling requirements *
(Infruitec chilling units)
Frost susceptibility


Medium-low (201 – 400)
Affected

POST HARVEST PROCESSING

POSSIBLE POLLINATORS (if compatible)

Fresh – Local
Fresh – Export

Harry Pickstone
Laetitia
Sapphire
Sundew

General

GENERAL

Remarks
Plant Breeders’ Rights: ARC Infruitec-Nietvoorbij. This variety is also registered under the African Pride™. Yellow plum with good
production and excellent cold storage ability. Sensitive to rub marks.

Storage Regime
Single temperature: 35 days at -0,5°C, followed by 7 days at 10°C. —- Dual temperature: 10 days at -0,5°C, 9 days at 7,5°C, 16 days
at -0,5°C, followed by 7 days at 10°C.

*The Infruitec chilling units model is a modified version of the Richardson chilling units model