Tulare Giant

Tulare Giant

Tree Characteristics

Chilling requirement High ± 800 ICU
Vigour Moderate to strong
Growth habit Semi spreading
Crotch angles Medium
Tree size Medium
Flowering 1st week October
Full bloom 2nd week October
Flower shape Rosacious
Pollen compatibility Self incompatible
Bearing habit Spurs and shoots
Disease susceptibility (Normal sprays) Normal


Pollinator Muir Beaty
Fruit set Good
Blossom or fruit Fruit
Intensity of flowers High

Fruit Characteristics

Harvest date (first pick) 1st week in January
Control cultivar 1-2 weeks before Van Der Merwe
Production (kg/tree) Very good
Fruit size distribution 65gram, large
Shape Oval
Skin colour Purple
Flesh colour Light yellow
Eating quality Very Good, sweet.
Texture Fine
Storage ability Medium


Released to industry Yes
Fruit type
Selection No -
Usage Dry, Fresh
Origin USA
Owner University of California
S.A. License SAPO Trust
PBR Granted Yes
Tulare Giant

Large sweet prune that dries very well with  a deep black colour.

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