FERNOR

Height & Growth

medium growing, upright growing

Tree crown

upright, rather narrow crown

Flowering

late leafing and late flowering. It combines good health and resistance to bacterial and fungal diseases with late sprouting and thus the suitability for late frost endangered layers.

Flowering type

Protandrous

Self fertile

 

Pollination

different types of varieties from the German assortment or the French varieties: Lara, Franquette and Fernette

Terminal or Lateral

90% lateral bearing variety, therefore very high yields

Fruiting

early fruit bearing, yield already after 3-4 years, regular and good cropping. On average, 3.5 t / ha are harvested.

Fruit

medium-sized (10-12 g.), 32 x 29 mm, light shell, classic shape with beaded seam

Shell & pericarp

light, slightly finned, medium thick (1.7 mm), nut with good seam 

Kernel

light, more than 2/3 filled, easily shelled, medium crackling, excellent taste without bitterness

Harvest

End September / Early October (26.09-10.10.)

Oil content

62%

Kernel %

66%

Winter hardness

high − optimal for layers with low winter temperatures

Frost susceptibility

high resistance to late spring frost

Drought resistance

drought resistant

Sensitivity to bacterial blight and anthracnose

high resistance to bacterial burn and anthracnose