Some pigment in flesh, slight suture bulge, tasty!
Orig. at U.S. Dept. of Agriculture Southeastern
Fruit and Tree Nut Res. Lab., Byron, Ga.; selected in 1983; tested as BY81P584;
and released by W.R. Okie in 1993. Complex parentage; sibling of Summerprince.
Fruit: large; round; 70% bright red over an attractive golden-yellow ground
with short pubescence; flesh yellow with some red in the pit cavity, very
firm, melting, freestone, excellent eating quality and texture. Ripens with
O'Henry at Byron, 2 weeks after Elberta. Flowers large, showy, pink; leaf
glands reniform. Tree: vigorous; productive; moderately resistant to bacterial
spot. Chilling requirement 850 h.
Evaluations are based on a 1-8 scale (6=OK,7=Commercially acceptable, 8=Excellent)
Size is in inches
Shape: round is assumed, T=tip, P=point, S=suture, OB=oblate, OV=ovate
Freeness: 3=early cling, 8=completely free
Status: 0=discard, 1=keep
Notes: SOS=soft on suture, SOT=soft on tip, RIF=red in flesh, GAS=green around stem
RAP=red around pit, GGC=green ground color, sz=size, wh=white, yt=young tree, CCT=concave tip
Bloom date is when approx. 90% of blooms are open (full bloom)
The description of each variety of peach or nectarine fruit under each group is in different formats as this information is collected from varied sources and hence is not consistent