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Queen Pablo


Denomination: 'Queen Pablo'
Botanical Name: Ardisia crenata
Applicant/Holder: van den Bos, D.L.
Zanddijk 92
NL - 2691 PH's
Breeder: D.L. van den Bos, Gravenzande, Netherlands
Agent in Canada: BioFlora Inc.
38723 Fingal Line
R.R. #1
St. Thomas, Ontario
N5P 3S5
Tel: 519-317-7511
Application Date: 2012-10-29
Application Number: 12-7773
Grant of Rights Date: 2014-05-23
Certificate Number: 4811
Grant of Rights Termination Date: 2032-05-23

Variety Description

Variety used for comparison: 'White Marble'

Summary: The corolla lobe of 'Queen Pablo' is white while it is white with a pink flush for 'White Marble'. The fruit of 'Queen Pablo' is smaller in diameter than that of 'White Marble'. The fruit skin of 'Queen Pablo' is light yellow while it is light yellow to white for 'White Marble'.


STEM: medium green

LEAF BLADE: upper side is dark green, lower side is medium grey green, elliptic, medium glossiness on upper side, concave shape in cross section, weak undulation of margin, crenate margin, acute tip

PEDICEL: light green
FLOWER: many, star-shaped
ANTHER: yellow, spatulate
STYLE: light green

FRUIT: many, oblate, flattened apex, skin is light yellow (RHS 11C)

Origin & Breeding History: 'Queen Pablo' originated as a whole plant mutation of the parent variety 'Queen Star'. It was discovered in December 2008 by Dick van den Bos in Gravenzande, The Netherlands. The variety was selected in December 2008 based on its white coloured berries and compact growth.

Tests & Trials: The detailed description of 'Queen Pablo' is based on the UPOV report of Technical Examination, application number 2011/0183, purchased from the Community Plant Variety Office, Angers, France. The trials were conducted by the Naktuinbouw in Roelofarendsveen, The Netherlands in 2012. Colour determinations were made using the 2007 Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Colour Chart.

Comparison tables for 'Queen Pablo' with reference variety 'White Marble'

Colour of corolla lobe (RHS)

  'Queen Pablo' 'White Marble'
main NN155A N155A with a pink flush

Fruit diameter (cm)

  'Queen Pablo' 'White Marble'
mean 0.08 0.10

Colour of fruit skin (RHS)

  'Queen Pablo' 'White Marble'
main 11C 4D-155A

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Queen Pablo
Coralberry: 'Queen Pablo'

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Queen Pablo
Coralberry: 'Queen Pablo'

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