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A sister line to Infinite Gold, TIMELESS GOLD is a Harper type rockmelon and has been bred for flavour, fruit quality and long shelf life (LSL) with a strong disease package of powdery mildew (Px) and fusarium (Fom). The fruit of TIMELESS GOLD are medium in size and can reach 12-14 Brix at correct maturity under favourable conditions. The vigorous vine produces fruit mainly on the crown and due to the smaller fruit size, TIMELESS GOLD is best suited to mid-season production. The non-sutured fruit have a full net and excellent uniformity with dark orange flesh and excellent firmness.

Variety Features

Non-sutured fruit
Round-oval fruit shape
Fruit weight about 1.5kg

Agronomic Considerations

A hybrid variety
Harvest guides to help judge the optimum maturity for picking are available from the SPS office

Disease Resistances

High Resistance: Fom:0-2, Px 1,2

Market Segment

Fresh market
Process market

Harvest Period

  • Jan
  • Feb
  • Mar
  • Apr
  • May
  • Jun
  • Jul
  • Aug
  • Sep
  • Oct
  • Nov
  • Dec