This variety ripening 3-4 weeks after Bergeron enables to continue the season with the same kind of fruits. Moreover, the agronomic characters at this season are very interesting : productivity, and fruit qualities.
Season : late ; 20th of March in 2016 in the Rhone Valley area (France)
Importance of blossom : important
Fertility : SELF FERTILE.
Productivity : regular and important. Fruits don’t drop at maturity
Entrance of production : medium to good
Harvest stage : colour 6 (CTIFL).
OBTENTOR : Mutation of Bergeron, discovered by Mr SERVIEN,
Norbert and Pierre-Gilles - FRANCE
EDITOR : COT INTERNATIONAL
VARIETY PROTECTION : Active application n° 2004/1539 since16/08/04
Growth habit : spreading habit
Vigour : medium to good
Fructification : on each type of branches.
Season : very late. 4 weeks after BERGERON ; 5th of August in 2016 in the Rhone Valley area (France)
Size : 3A - 2A
Shape : round
Colour : orange with a light blush
Firmness : very good ; 75 Durofel
Eating quality : good, well balanced (14° Brix)
Cracking tolerance : medium to good
Storage ability : excellent.
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.