Our fruit varieties
Self compatible variety, with sweet and flavoursome organoleptic qualities and a very high productivity in all regions.
Most planted variety in the USA.
Low alternate bearing.
Breeder : Zaiger Genetics
License manager : International Plant Selection
Port : semi erect and compact, spur
Vigour : medium
Flowering time : précoce, 7 jours avant Lauranne
Flowering time : early
Self-fertility : Yes
Pollinator : autofertile
Maturity : -25j Lauranne®
Size : big
Organoleptic qualities : sweet and flavoursome
Shape : uniform, elongated, veined of light color
Fruit skin colour : light brown
To be grafted on a vigorous rootstock
One single harvest
Harvest at 7% humidity
Its « extraordinary » average size, number of fruit per inflorescence, ease to pollinate and type of fruiting make Barona an exceptional and innovative variety in the current range.
This characteristic allow Barona to establish itself in cultivation areas where traditional varieties are not productive enough and to extend the production area.
This new variety is intended for areas with little frost and behaves very well in areas with medium chilling unit (~ 500h cold below 7.2ºC). Very good behavior in the south of Portugal.
This new variety type Chandler presents an important qualitative evolution with a higher dominant size, extra quality of kernel, lower need of chilling hours than Chandler (600) and excellent productivity.
The strong vigor of BARQUESA does not penalize its quick fruit set.
Its late budburst period (LARA period, 5/6 days after FERBEL) limits the risk of spring frost in risk areas.