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Click to EnlargeStark Gulf Pride
2004 Musser Fruit Research Farm

Season Coronet Season
Range June 15th - 21th
Additional Years 2000 | 2001 | 2002 | 2003 | 2005
Sequence 0
Row
Tree
Flesh Yellow
Chill Hours 350
Bloom Date March 6th
Ripe Date June 15th

Set
Size
Shape
Pubes
Red
Attribute
Firm
Free
Status
Brix
8
2.43
7
8
6.8
7
13.5
4
1
9.8

Notes

Nectarine, consistent size and shape, good flavor

Description

Patented nectarine by Floyd Zaiger in 1985. Low chilling variety (approx. 350 hrs) that has performed reliably at the Musser Fruit Research Center. Gets large when thinned early. Oblate shape and may be too dark. Average quality.

Key

  • 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
  • Pubescence: 10=nectarine
  • 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

 

     
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