Variety Avocado MalumaHass Greece/Crete , producer prices, Maluma Hass Avocado general information: South African variety.
Seed Size: Medium
Skin Texture: Pebbly
Blossom Type: A
Fruit Shape: Narrowly obovate to obovate
Skin Color Unripe: Green
Color Ripe: Black
Skin Thickness: Medium
Average Fruit Weight oz: 6 to 14
%Ratio Seed/Skin/Flesh: 16:12:72
MalumaHass Crete Avocado , Chania, producer prices, Avocado.
Source: The Maluma Hass is a South African type variety “Hass”. This is a potential seedling of unknown origin was discovered in the early 1990s by Dries Joubert. On the farm of «Maluma», in Levubu, in Limpopo, South Africa. Granted Allesbeste Nursery, South Africa Tzaneen to explore commercial opportunities. Being a slightly longer wrist by Hass, seemed to be an early and normal player. The tree was standing and easier to control than the trees of Hass. The variety that promised a new commercial variety and was fruit variety. It was patented in 2004 and it was first introduced in 2006. The Maluma name registered as a trademark.
Variety Avocado Greece/Crete MalumaHass. The fruit has been accepted in the European market and the variety is patented. Planted in many countries around the world . New Zealand including (where it is available only to registered avocado growers), Australia, USA, Spain, Morocco, Peru. Later Chile, Mozambique and Israel. As Hass, having a formula flowering pattern “A”. The Maluma is more upright than the Hass, but is smaller and less powerful than the Hass.
The tree and its fruit is said to be less susceptible to frost than the Hass. Conversely, more tolerant to heat.Fruit: According to Dr. Andre Ernst of Nursery Allesbeste, in South African conditions the best production Hass 12-15 tonnes per hectare. But Maluma “easily surpasses that.” Better yields can reach up to 20 tonnes per hectare. The Maluma said to be acceptable mellow one months earlier than Hass. At least under South African conditions. In 2015 the fruit began to mature in the middle of the end of November, just before the Hass. In 2017, the first slight change in Maluma fruit was in late September. Fruit: Externally, the fruits look nearly identical to the Hass. But the shape is more pyriform (pear shape), and the skin is much more “pebble” and is glossy. The mature skin color is purple-black.