Gradirose 3

Tree Characteristics

Chilling requirement Medium to high
Vigour Strong
Growth habit Semi-upright
Crotch angles -
Tree size Medium to Large
Flowering 3rd Week of August*
Full bloom 2nd week October - Bo Swaarmoed, Ceres
Flower shape Rosaceous
Pollen compatibility -
Bearing habit Spurs / shoots
Disease susceptibility (Normal sprays) Normal


Pollinator -
Fruit set Very good
Blossom or fruit Fruit
Intensity of flowers High

Fruit Characteristics

Harvest date (first pick) 1st week in March
Control cultivar With Braeburn
Production (kg/tree) Good
Fruit size distribution Medium to Large
Shape Globose Conical
Skin colour Pink
Flesh colour Cream
Eating quality Very Good
Texture Crisp
Storage ability Medium


Released to industry Yes
Fruit type
Selection No -
Usage Fresh
Origin Gradilis
Owner ABCz
S.A. License SAPO Trust
PBR Granted Yes
Gradirose 3
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