Gold Strike

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ORIGIN:

Selected in 1975 from a 1972 cross of Goldrich x (Benril or Earliril)

MATURITY:

1 week before Patterson

SHAPE:

Round to slightly oval

SIZE:

Very large, growing up to 67mm diameter when well-thinned

SKIN:

Light orange colour and slightly glossy. A reddish blush covers up to 20% of the side
that is exposed to the sun.

FLESH:

Highly coloured and orange, very firm, meaty and moderately juicy. Some acidity is associated with the skin.

STONE:

Medium-large and free from the flesh

COMMENTS:

The flowers are self-infertile. They are cross-compatible with Goldbar, Goldrich, Perfection and Rival. Goldstrike trees bloom heavily and set heavy crops when hand pollinated in the tests for cross compatibility, but fruit set is often moderate to light under natural pollination. 800-1200 chill hours.

Flowers with Solar Mate, Solar Fire, Solar Flair, Solar Glow, Solar Sweet, Patterson and Earlisun in Bathurst, NSW (late region).

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