Purple Majesty

Purple Majesty

Tree Characteristics

Chilling requirement Medium (400-600)
Vigour Moderate to strong
Growth habit Upright
Crotch angles Medium
Tree size Medium
Flowering 1st week September (Bien Donne, Western Cape)
Full bloom 2nd week September (Bien Donne, Western Cape)
Flower shape Rosaceous
Pollen compatibility Self-incompatible
Bearing habit On both spurs and shoots
Disease susceptibility (Normal sprays) Normal


Pollinator Fortune, Ruby Red
Fruit set Good
Blossom or fruit Fruit
Intensity of flowers High

Fruit Characteristics

Harvest date (first pick) 1st week December (Bien Donne, Western Cape)
Control cultivar Between Pioneer and Sapphire
Production (kg/tree) Good (20kg)
Fruit size distribution Count AA
Shape Flat round
Skin colour Red
Flesh colour Light yellow
Eating quality At harvest: very good
Texture Fine
Storage ability Good no internal defects


Released to industry Yes
Fruit type
Selection No 7-P-865
Usage Fresh
Origin USA, Bradford
Owner -
S.A. License SAPO Trust
PBR Granted Yes
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