SWEET COT® is a very interesting variety for its crop, its size and its earliness. Moreover, its eating quality is very good, very sweet and juicy.
Season : Medium; 10th of March in 2014 (Nîmes).
Importance of blossom : Very important.
Fertility : Self sterile but very easy to pollinate with TomCot® or Perle
Productivity : Regular with a high tonnage and big fruits every year.
Production costs are very low.
Entrance of production : Quick.
Harvest stage : Colour 6 (CTIFL).
OBTENTOR : Tom Toyama, Washington State University Research Foundation, Prosser
EDITOR : COT INTERNATIONAL
VARIETY PROTECTION : EU 4880 Registration date: 20/09/99
Growth habit : Semi spreading.
Vigour : Very important.
Fructification : Each type of branches.
Ripening time : Semi early. 6th of June in 2014 (Nîmes).
Size : 3A to 5A.
Shape : Oval.
Colour : Deep orange improving after cold storage; no blush.
Firmness : Good; 72 Durofel.
Eating quality : Very good ; very juicy, sweet and aromatic (14° Brix).
Cracking tolerance : normal.
Storage ability : Good.
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.