Tree: Medium, roundish and with very dense branches that arise as V.
- Evergreen. Its leaves are small, thin, stalked and soft to the touch.
- It has an average tolerance to cold, although it is well acclimated to our subtropics, with temperatures above 3-4 degrees.
- Develops well in loam and slightly alkaline soils, with a pH not higher than 7.5 and it requires water having a low sodium and chloride content, not exceeding 200 mg / l.
- It starts producing at 3-4 years after planting.
Fruit: In clusters, at the end of the branches, being red, with an excellent sweet, juicy and aromatic taste.
Fruit Weight: Fluctuate between 20 and 35 g.
Flowering time: From 15th March to 30th April, depending on varieties and period temperatures.
Fruit ripening according varieties:
- Mauritius, Mc Laine, Brewster and Chacapat: From 15/8 to 15/9.
- Bosworth and Kwai May Pink: From 1/9 to 25/9.
- Salathiel: From 15/9 to 30/9.
- Wai Chee: From 10/10 to 31/10.
Pruning: It requires annual soft pruning and cleaning dry branches.
Planting layout: 5 x 5 definitive for these less vigorous varieties.
- 5 x 5 provisional for first years and definitive 7 x7 for more vigorous varieties.
- Little vigorous varieties: Wai Chee, Chacapat and Salathiel.
- Medium vigorous varieties: Kwai May Pink, Kaimana, B-2 and B-10.
- Vigorous varieties: Mauritius, Brewster, Mc Laine and Bosworth.