UF Blaze

UF Blaze

Tree Characteristics

Chilling requirement Low(<400)
Vigour Strong
Growth habit Semi spreading
Crotch angles Medium
Tree size Large
Flowering 3rd week July (Riebeeck Kasteel, Western Cape)
Full bloom 1st week Aug (Riebeeck Kasteel, Western Cape)
Flower shape Showy
Pollen compatibility Self Compatible
Bearing habit Spurs / shoots
Disease susceptibility (Normal sprays) Normal


Pollinator -
Fruit set Good
Blossom or fruit Blossom
Intensity of flowers Meduim to high

Fruit Characteristics

Harvest date (first pick) 1st week Nov (Riebeeck Kasteel, Western Cape)
Control cultivar UF Sun
Production (kg/tree) High (20kg/tree)
Fruit size distribution 62mm
Shape Flat round
Skin colour Yellow with red over colour
Flesh colour Yellow
Eating quality Very Good
Texture Non melting
Storage ability Good


Released to industry Restricted
Fruit type
Selection No -
Usage Fresh
Origin University of Florida
Owner Florida University
S.A. License SAPO Trust
PBR Granted Valid PBR
UF Blaze
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