Variety:  Bergeron

Species: Prunus armeniaca


Breeder, Place circa 1920 from Mr. Bergeron, Lyon (France)
Typen, Selection INFEL 660
Property rights free variety


Blooming date, -intensity medium late to late blossom period, ideal to high density
Fertility self-fertile
Frost susceptibility low susceptibility of flower buds to winter frost and late frost


Ripening time late
Scale, shape medium large, rounded to globose with a clear suture, symmetrically even half-fruits
Colour orange yellow ground colour, on sunny side deep red, partly speckled
Fruit flesh orange, medium firm, very juicy
Taste highly aromatic with fine acidity
Cracking sensitivity high after heavy rainfall and when fully ripe
Stone separability freestone
Storage very good, travels well


Vigour weak in juvenile phase, in the establishment years becoming medium to strong, upright to spreading, good even branching
Crop load regular high yields from an early age, timely fruit-thinning is essential, several picks necessary


Bergeron is a traditional late variety with high to very high annual productivity. For good fruit quality thorough fruit-thinning and pruning of fruit wood is required. Because of its excellent taste, attractive appearance and easy transport Bergeron is suited for wholesale as well as direct marketing.


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