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plums-south africa
Ruby Crisp Plums South Africa


Trees must be open for good colour. Thinning is a must for good size.
Category: Fruit
Fruit kind: Pear
Origin: ARC Infruitec-Nietvoorbij (Bon Rouge x Forelle)
Exclusive licensee: Culdevco (Pty) Ltd

Tree Characteristics

Chilling requirement: Medium to low
Growth habit: Upright
Full bloom (80% blossoms open): Late September
Bearing habit: Standard
Vigour: Medium
Production: High

Tree Thinning

Pollinators: December, Packham’s Triumph
Fruit set: Very good
Blossom or fruit: Fruit thinning recommended
Intensity of flowers: High

Fruit Characteristics

Harvest date (first pick):
Ceres, Koue Bokkeveld: 1st Week Jan (Week 2)
Wolseley: End Jan (Week 4)
Production (kg/tree): Very good (4 x 1.5 metre)
Fruit size: 145g/fruit
Shape: Oblong-ovate-pyriform
Skin colour: Yellow with bright red blush
Flesh colour: White
Texture: Soft
Storage ability: Medium

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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