Early Red One

Early Red One

Tree Characteristics

Chilling requirement Medium to high
Vigour Strong
Growth habit Upright
Crotch angles Medium
Tree size Medium
Flowering 3rd week October (Witzenberg Valley, Ceres)
Full bloom 4th week October (Witzenberg Valley, Ceres)
Flower shape Rosaceous
Pollen compatibility Self incompatible
Bearing habit On both spurs and shoots
Disease susceptibility (Normal sprays) Normal


Pollinator Golden Delicious, Granny Smith, Hillieri
Fruit set Good
Blossom or fruit Fruit
Intensity of flowers High

Fruit Characteristics

Harvest date (first pick) 4th week February (Witzenberg valley, Ceres)
Control cultivar Top Red
Production (kg/tree) Very Good
Fruit size distribution Large 180g
Shape Conical
Skin colour Full dark red with white spots
Flesh colour Creamy white
Eating quality Good, sweet
Texture Crisp
Storage ability Good


Released to industry Yes
Fruit type
Selection No -
Usage Fresh
Origin USA
Owner -
S.A. License SAPO Trust
PBR Granted No Record
Early Red One
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