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Pollination group:


Synonyms: Pacific Beauty

Identification: Large

Characteristics: Firm and juicy with a sweet flavour.

Uses: Intended to be eaten fresh soon after harvest.

Origins: Developed at Havelock North, New Zealand by Allan White and Don McKenzie for the New Zealand Horticulture Research Institute in the 1970s from a cross between Gala and Splendour. A large number of pips from this cross were grown and the Beauty was selected from the seedling trees for its early ripening.

Cultivation: Vigorous, but tends to produce biennially. Somewhat intolerant to frost

Notes: Under licence with ENZA.

Type(s): Eating