Apricot

Trademark: HELENA DU ROUSSILLON™

Variety:  Aviera

Species: Prunus armeniaca

Origin

Breeder, Place INRA, France
Intellectual property CEP Innovation, France
Type, Selection A 2358
Property rights registered for EU trademark

Blossom

Blooming date, -intensity late to very late blossom period, high to very high density
Fertility self-fertile
Frost susceptibility low

Fruit

Ripening time late, shortly after 'Bergeron'
Scale, shape medium, rounded to ellipsoid
Colour whitish to light yellow ground colour, 30-60 % shiny light red, speckled over colour
Fruit flesh orange, good consistency and balanced acidity in the skin, juicy
Taste high intense flavour
Cracking sensitivity low, at full maturity sensitive at the stalk cavity
Stone separability freestone
Storage good

Tree

Vigour medium to strong, spreading, compact, very even branching, very good leaf to fruit ratio, very low susceptibility to wood or foliage diseases
Crop load high and very regular

Evaluation

This late ripening apricot is characterised by its attractive appearance and good fruit qualities. The crop load of this self-fertile, late flowering variety is high and regular. This variety produces fruit even when there are bad weather conditions during the blossom period.

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