Our fruit varieties
Self fertile and soft shell almond.
Flowering time is early (same as Nonpareil or Marcona), and the maturity period is extra early (few days before Antoñeta).
Percentage of kernel :
Breeder : CEBAS
License manager : IPS
Port : Medium
Vigour : Very high
Flowering time : early
Self-fertility : Yes
Maturity : -30j Lauranne®
Maturity time : early
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.
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.