Braeburn Hillwell


Tree Characteristics

Chilling requirement High
Vigour Medium to strong
Growth habit Semi Upright
Crotch angles Medium
Tree size Medium
Flowering 3rd week October
Full bloom 4th week October
Flower shape Rosaceous
Pollen compatibility Self-incompatible
Bearing habit Spurs and shoots
Disease susceptibility (Normal sprays) Normal to high


Pollinator Golden delicious, Hillieri
Fruit set Good
Blossom or fruit Fruit
Intensity of flowers High

Fruit Characteristics

Harvest date (first pick) End of March
Control cultivar Braeburn
Production (kg/tree) Very good
Fruit size distribution 75-80mm
Shape Globose to flat globose
Skin colour Red purple stripes with 50-70% blush
Flesh colour Cream
Eating quality Fragrant, crisp and very juicy
Texture Fine
Storage ability Very good


Released to industry Yes
Fruit type
Selection No -
Usage Fresh
Origin New Zealand
Owner -
S.A. License SAPO Trust
PBR Granted Not granted
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