SWIRED (cov) is a semi late variety following the very interesting Lady Cot. SELF FERTILE , it is very productive. The fruit, with a nice colour, has an excellent Eating quality.
Season : semi early. 12th of March 2016 (Nîmes - France)
Importance of blossom : important
Fertility : SELF FERTILE.
Productivity : good and regular every year
Entrance of production : very quick ; on 2nd leaf
Harvest stage : ground colour 7- 8 (CTIFL).
OBTENTOR : Christian de Régibus - SWITZERLAND
EDITORS : COT INTERNATIONAL and STAR FRUITS
VARIETY PROTECTION : Active application N° 2012/2169
Deposited on 10/10/2012.
Growth habit : Upright. Good ramification
Vigour : very good
Fructification : all kind of wood, mostly on short shoots.
Maturity : semi late ; from the 10th of July in 2016 (Nîmes - France)
Size : 3A - 2A
Shape : oval - round
Ground colour : dark orange
Over colour : 40% of dark red, shiny ; smoothy surface
Flesh colour : dark orange
Firmness : good . 70 Durofel
Eating quality : very good ; very sweet fruit (18° Brix), with plenty of flavour and juicy
Internal browning : none
Cracking tolerance : good
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.