Peach

Variety: Roter Weinbergpfirsich 'Mosel'

Species: Prunus persica

Origin

Breeder, Place unknown, already cultivated before 1900
Type, Selection heterogeneous planting material, different in size, colour of the fruit flesh and ripening time
Property rights free variety

Blossom

Blooming date, -intensity medium early blossom period, high density
Fertility self-fertile
Flower shape rose shape
Frost susceptibility low susceptibility of flower buds to winter frost

Fruit

Ripening time very late, 14. peach week
Scale, shape small to medium large, rounded
Skin very woolly skin
Colour 100 % crimson over colour
Fruit flesh red flesh, fibrous, medium juiciness
Taste sourish-aromatic, slightly bitter
Stone separability freestone
Storage good, when harvested overripe the fruits have a tendency to be dry and mealy

Tree

Vigour medium strong, weaker side wood, only medium proneness to peach leaf curl
Crop load medium to high, because of the typical preharvest fruit drop the fruits should be picked underripe

Evaluation

Very late ripening, robust variety, which has been further selected over time. Less suitable for dessert fruits, but very suitable for processing, distilling and for producing fine liqueurs and jam.

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