Bon Chretien

Bon Chretien

Tree Characteristics

Chilling requirement High
Vigour Strong
Growth habit Semi Upright
Crotch angles Medium
Tree size Medium
Flowering 1st Week October (Elgin, Western Cape)
Full bloom 2nd Week October (Elgin, Western Cape)
Flower shape Rosaceous
Pollen compatibility Self-incompatible
Bearing habit Spurs and Shoots
Disease susceptibility (Normal sprays) Normal


Pollinator Beurre Bosch
Fruit set Good
Blossom or fruit Fruit
Intensity of flowers High

Fruit Characteristics

Harvest date (first pick) 2nd week January (Elgin, Western Cape)
Control cultivar -
Production (kg/tree) Good
Fruit size distribution Medium
Shape Oblong ovate
Skin colour Green yellow
Flesh colour Creamy white
Eating quality Fragrant sweet
Texture Fine
Storage ability Good


Released to industry Yes
Fruit type
Selection No -
Usage Fresh
Origin UK
Owner -
S.A. License SAPO Trust
PBR Granted No Record
Bon Chretien
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