Claimed to have improved features to Murcott. Excellent market potential.
Low seeded, easy peel, irradiated Murcott. Tree growth is similar to standard Murcott. Seed counts are generally <5 and therefore it is recommended planting this variety in areas where there is low cross pollination. No detriment or leaf drop from high nutrition program.
Commercial or trial status
Grown under Australia's Citrus Mandarin Program
Harvest July to August. Maturity period and cultural practices are similar to the standard Murcott.
Trees cropped from third year.
May have up to 5 seeds, but usually seedless.
Fruit weight 97g. Average diameter 61mm.
Smooth, yellow/orange. Easier peel than Murcott with an extremely thin rind (average 2.3mm).
High juice content, 54% juice. Acid 1.3%, Brix/acid ratio 12.3.