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Afri Glo Apple Cultivar
Apple Farming Specialists


Registered cultivar name: Afri-Glow
Selection No.: 4-6-35
Fruit kind: Apple
Breeder: ARC Infruitec-Nietvoorbij

Tree Characteristics

Growth habit: Basitonic shoot distribution, orthotropic shoot orientation, poor apical control and wide crotch angles
Bearing habit: Terminally and laterally on both spurs and shoots
Chilling requirement: Low (300 – 500 Infruitec Chilling Units)


Harvest date: 2nd / 3rd week January
Production: Good (50 – 60 ton/ha)
Percentage pack-out: 68% of the tree
Full bloom date (80% blossoms open): 3rd week August
Storage ability: Maximum 2 months

Fruit Characteristics

Size: Good (170g/fruit average)
Shape: Oblong
Colour: Striped pink-red blush on yellow ground colour (50 to 80% coverage)
Taste and texture: Sweet taste, medium juiciness with fine crisp texture
Lenticels: Inconspicuous
Stem length: Intermediate

ARC Infruitec-Nietvoorbij: Prof. B Ndimba | Tel: 021 809 3002
Culdevco: Mishkaat Anderson | Tel: 021 888 8473

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

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