This variety is semi early with a great productivity and with good organoleptic characteristics. It also has a good balance between yield and size.
Season : early ; 2-3 days before BURLAT
Importance of blossom : important
Fertility : SELF-STERILE ; allele S1 S9. To pollinate with NIMBA, PACIFIC RED, FRISCO,
FOLFER, FERDOUCE, GIANT RED.
Productivity : very good
Entrance of production : quick (3rd leaf)
Other : medium chilling requirements
Chilling Hours : medium ; 500 - 600 Ch.Un.
OBTENTOR : Marvin NIES, California U.S.A.
EDITOR : COT INTERNATIONAL / Pierre Riou
VARIETY PROTECTION : EU 12322. Registration Date : 12/18/2003.
Shape : semi upright
Vigour : good.
Season : early ; BURLAT +1 week
Harvest Stage : colour code CTIFL : 5
Size : big (28-30mm)
Shape : kidney shape
Stem : short
Colour : dark red
Firmness : very good, mostly when the fruit is dark red
Eating quality : excellent ; very sweet (16° Brix)
Cracking tolerance : sensitive ; needs to put a plastic cover
Storage ability : medium storage ; 2 to 3 weeks.
Reminder : the numbers (firmness, sugar, size, date, etc..) are indicative ; they strongly depend on the harvest date, the yield and the climatic conditions of the year.
Patented variety. Propagation and distribution forbidden without Cot International permission.