South Africa 250

Tree Characteristics

Chilling requirement High ± 1000 ICU
Vigour Strong
Growth habit Spreading
Crotch angles Semi Spreading
Tree size Medium to Large
Flowering 3rd Week of August*
Full bloom 4th Week of August*
Flower shape Rosaceous
Pollen compatibility Self-Fruitful
Bearing habit One-year old Shoots and Spurs
Disease susceptibility (Normal sprays) Normal to High


Pollinator N/A
Fruit set Good
Blossom or fruit -
Intensity of flowers Medium to High

Fruit Characteristics

Harvest date (first pick) 3th Week December*
Control cultivar -
Production (kg/tree) Productive
Fruit size distribution 23mm (Average cheek diameter)
Shape Heart shaped
Skin colour Dark Red
Flesh colour Pink
Eating quality Sweet, 19-23°Brix
Texture Firm
Storage ability Good, Long storage ability


Released to industry Yes
Fruit type
Selection No -
Usage Fresh
Origin Summerland, Canada
Owner -
S.A. License SAPO Trust
PBR Granted Not eligible
South Africa 250
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