Partner variety to Ferragnes. Of the French varieties, Ferragnès (approximately 60%) and Ferraduel (approximately 30% of production) are among the most important varieties in France.
Origin: France (INRA), Bordeaux 1966, crossing Aï x Cristomorto
Growth: open growing, highly branched, vigour medium to strong, final height 4 - 5 m
Location: sunny, soil dry, permeable and aerated
Flowering: late (like Ferragnes) in March, rich, self-incompatible. It is pollinated with Ferragnès and other late-flowering varieties.
Fruits: large, oval, hard shell, wide core. Very good quality with a delicious taste, core content 30%, no double fruits.
Ripening time: late, end of September
Fertility: very productive, regular yields
Resistance to diseases: resistant to monilia, tolerant to fungal diseases
Frost resistance: very good, we recommend planting up to 400 m above sea level