Apricot

Variety: Nelson (S)

Species: Prunus armeniaca

Origin

Breeder, Place PSB Producción Vegetal S.L., Spain
Intellectual property PSB Producción Vegetal S.L., Spain
Crossing number Cov CEE N° 2016/2619
Property rights registered for EU plant variety rights

Blossom

Blooming date, -intensity late to very late blossom time, ideal to high density
Fertility self-fertile
Frost susceptibility under examination

Fruit

Ripening time very late, between 'CARMINGO™ Faralia (S)' and 'ORANGE SUMMER™ Zaitorde (S)', about 25-30 days after 'Bergeron'
Scale, shape large, ellipsoid, limited suture, slightly flat shaped
Colour intense orange ground colour, up to 80 % bright medium red over colour
Fruit flesh orange, fine and very juicy flesh, very velutinous fruit-skin
Taste sweet-aromatic, less acidity in the skin
Cracking sensitivity under examination, according to breeder very low
Stone separability freestone
Plum pox under examination
Storage under examination

Tree

Vigour medium strong, semi-upright to spreading, fruit wood partly pendulous, good branching
Crop load from an early age ideal to high

Evaluation

Self-fertile novelty in the late maturity period!

Nelson (S) impresses with its attractive appearance, fruit size and sweet aroma without any irritating acidity in the skin. The late blossom period and self-fertility ensure the crop load even when bad weather conditions occur during flowering.

A minimum order of 25 trees per fruit grower is required!

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