Apricot > SOLEDANE*

Description

Ripening date: -18 San Castrese.
Origin: CEP Innovation, France.
Proprietor: CEP Innovation, France.
Tree: medium vigour, tendency towards open growth habit.
Fruit: large, round, orange skin with red on the surface exposed to the sun; sweet and scented flesh, excellent flavour.
Productivity and Fruiting: selfcompatible, fruits on spurs and hangers.
Overall: interesting in the early season for yield and fruit appearance, very good fruit that tolerate
handling and hang well on the tree. Low-chilling requirement of around 250 hours makes this cultivar appropriate for cultivation in warmer areas, where use of greenhouses can force especially
early fruit ripening.