New Varieties and Other Products
The Karsten Group’s new apple varieties include Brookfield Gala, Rosy Glo and Royal Beautt. In addition to the main pear varieties, Packham’s Triumph and Forelle, we also grow Abatte Fetel, Williams Bon Chretien, Sempre and Buerre Bosc pears. The plum range includes Flavour Fall, Flavour King and Larry Ann and African Delight. The table grape cultivars include Crimson, Rally, Scarlotta, Sweet Celebration, Midnight and others.
The Karsten Group is proud to announce the production of wine grapes. Varieties include Merlot, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc and Shiraz.
Hectares Under Production
|DE OUDE OPSTAL (Prop Owned)||30||30|
|DE HOOP (Prop Owned)||47||47|
|HOOGLAND (Prop Owned)||151||11||14||176|
|KROMVLEI (Prop Owned)||60||32||92|
|VREDE (Prop Owned)||61||61|
|NAUDESHOF (Prop Owned)||60||60|
|LOURENSFORD (Joint Venture)||120||136||92||43||17||408|
|Namaquasfontein (Prop Managed)||8||8|
|Other (Prop Managed)||65||25|
|UITVLUGT (Prop Managed)||58||12||70|
|VERGELEGEN (Prop Managed)||49||49|