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

RSA, ARC Infruitec-Nietvoorbij
2005
SAPO (local)
Week 37
Week 4
Moderate
Semi

High (>20 kg)
Spurs

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

66
140
Oblong
Yellow
No
Orange-yellow
Non-melting
Free

Good (>=4 weeks)
Good
Very firm (>=7 kg)
14
Good

CLIMATIC REQUIREMENTS

Chilling requirements *
*(Infruitec chilling units
Frost susceptibility


Medium (401 – 600)
Affected

POST HARVEST PROCESSING

POSSIBLE POLLINATORS (if compatible)

Fresh – Local
Fresh – Export

Golden Kiss
Laetitia
Sun Breeze

General

GENERAL

Remarks
Plant Breeders’ Rights: ARC Infruitec-Nietvoorbij. Best eating quality when fully ripened. Control cultivar – >Laetitia. Flower shape –
rosaceous. Thinning – fruit.

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