Very good crop, 80% or more red blush. Very firm flesh. Local and export fresh markets.
Released: May 2012
Fruit kind: Peach
Selection No.: PE00-02
Usage: Fresh Market
Origin: ARC Infruitec-Nietvoorbij
Exclusive licensee: Culdevco (Pty) Ltd
Chilling requirement: Low to medium (200-400 Infruitec Chilling Units)
Growth habit: Semi-upright
Flowering (10% blossoms open): 4th week July**
Full bloom (80% blossoms open): 2nd 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 and blossom thinning recommended
Intensity of flowers: Good
Harvest date (first pick): Week 49 – 50 (2nd week December)
Control cultivar: Novadonna
Production (kg/tree): Very good (30kg/tree at 4.5 x 1.5 metre)
Fruit size distribution: Count 18 (160g/fruit)
Skin colour: 80% red blush
Flesh colour: Yellow
TSS at harvest: 12˚brix.
Texture: Firm melting
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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