Clapp’s Favourite

Clapps Favourite

Tree Characteristics

Chilling requirement Medium
Vigour Strong
Growth habit Semi Upright
Crotch angles Medium
Tree size Medium
Flowering 4th Week September (Elgin, Western Cape)
Full bloom 1st Week October (Elgin, Western Cape)
Flower shape Rosaceous
Pollen compatibility Self-incompatible
Bearing habit Spurs and Shoots
Disease susceptibility (Normal sprays) Normal


Pollinator Packham’s Triumph
Fruit set Good
Blossom or fruit Fruit
Intensity of flowers High

Fruit Characteristics

Harvest date (first pick) 1st Week January (Elgin, Western Cape)
Control cultivar Rosemarie
Production (kg/tree) Medium
Fruit size distribution Medium
Shape Oblong ovate
Skin colour Green yellow with red blush
Flesh colour Cream
Eating quality Good
Texture Slightly coarse
Storage ability Poor


Released to industry Yes
Fruit type
Selection No -
Usage Fresh
Origin -
Owner -
S.A. License SAPO Trust
PBR Granted Withdrawn
Clapps Favourite
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