This variety has the most outstanding features of the existing early ones: great storage capacity, high sugar content, large size and very attractive fruit.
Time : BURLAT + 2 days
Blooming : medium
Fertility : SELF-STERILE from the group 18 (S1S9). To pollinate with GIANT
RED, FRISCO, BURLAT, SANTINA, CHELAN.
Productivity : medium to very good if we reduce the vigour
Entrance of production : medium
Other : we need to multiply the branches, to tie up to horizontal, decrease irrigation after harvest in order to reduce the vigour.
OBTENTOR : SMS UNLIMITED, California
EDITOR : COT INTERNATIONAL
Protection of variety : Active application N°2010/2211 on 10/19/2010.
Shape : Medium vertical.
Vigour : Strong.
Ripening period : early. BURLAT + 8 days
Size : very big (30-32-34 mm)
Form : heart-shaped
Colour : dark red mahogany ; colour code CTIFL : 5
Stem : medium
Firmness : very firm ; 78 Durofel
Taste quality : outstanding taste ; very sweet : 17° Brix
Cracking tolerance : good
Storage capacity : very important ; +30 days on A.M.
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.