Very good crop, yellow skin excellent for drying. Obtained an average of 70% for drying over the past 7 years.
Released: May 2012
Fruit kind: Peach
Selection No.: PE94-27
Origin: ARC Infruitec-Nietvoorbij
Exclusive licensee: Culdevco (Pty) Ltd
Chilling requirement: Medium (400-600 Infruitec Chilling Units)
Growth habit: Semi-spreading
Flowering (10% blossoms open): 4th week July**
Full bloom (80% blossoms open): 1st week August**
Flower shape: Showy
Bearing habit: One year old shoots
Disease susceptibility (normal sprays): Normal
Rootstocks evaluated: Kakamas
Fruit set: Very good
Blossom or fruit: Fruit thinning only
Intensity of flowers: Good
Harvest date (first pick): Week 1 (1st week January)
Control cultivar: Cederberg
Production (kg/tree): Very good (25kg/tree at 4.5 x 1.5 metre)
Fruit size distribution: Count 18 (135g/fruit)
Skin colour: Yellow
Flesh colour: Yellow
TSS at harvest: 14˚brix**
Storage ability: Not tested.
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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