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Very attractive, yellow flesh plum. Harvested between sapphire and Souvenir at Bien Donne.
Category: Fruit
Fruit Kind: Plum
Origin: ARC Infruitec-Nietvoorbij
Exclusive licensee: Culdevco(Pty)Ltd
Released: May 2012
Selection No: PR03-16
Usage: Dessert

Tree Charactaristics

Chilling requirement: Medium (400-600 Infuitec Chilling Units)
Growth habit: Semi-upright
Flowering (10% blossoms open): 3rd week August**
Full bloom (80% blossoms open): 4th week August**
Flower shape: Rosoceous
Bearing habit: On both spurs and shoots
Diseese susceptibility ( normal sprays) : Normal
Rootstocks evaluated: Maridon

Tree Thinning

Pollinator: Harry Pickstone
Fruit set: Very good
Blossom or fruit: Fruit thinning recommended
Intensity of flowers: High

Fruit Charactaristics

Harvest date (first pick): Week 50 (4th week of December)
Control cultivar: > Sapphire
Production (kg/tree): Very good (4 x 1.5 metre)
Fruit size distribution: Count AA / AAA (130g/fruit)
Shape: Round to flat round
Flesh colour: Light Yellow
Texture: Medium
Storage ability: Good. Dual temp. Independently evaluated.
Skin Colour: Red
TSS at harvest: 14″brix
Stone: Free

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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