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plums-south africa
Ruby Crisp Plums South Africa

General

Large attractive fruit.

Category: Fruit
Released: May 2012
Fruit kind: Nectarine
Selection No.: NE00-32
Usage: Fresh
Origin: ARC Infruitec-Nietvoorbij
Exclusive licensee: Culdevco (Pty) Ltd

Tree Characteristics

Chilling requirement: Low to medium (200-400 Infruitec Chilling Units)
Growth habit: Semi-upright
Flowering (10% blossoms open): 1st week August **
Full bloom (80% blossoms open): 3rd week August**
Bearing habit: One year old shoots
Disease susceptibility (normal sprays): Normal
Rootstocks evaluated: Kakamas

Tree Thinning

Pollinator: Self-compatible
Fruit set: Very good
Intensity of flowers: Good

Fruit Characteristics

Harvest date (first pick): Week 49/50 (2nd week December)**
Control cultivar: Sunlite
Production (kg/tree): Very good (4 x 1.5 metre)
Fruit size distribution: Count 20 (150g/fruit)**
Shape: Round
Skin colour: 100% blush
Flesh colour: Yellow
TSS at harvest: 13˚brix**
Texture: Melting
Stone: Cling
Storage ability: Good

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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