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2004 Musser Fruit Research Farm

Season Coronet Season
Range June 15th - 21th
Additional Years 2000 | 2001 | 2002 | 2003 | 2005 | 2006 | 2008 | 2009 | 2010 | 2011 | 2012
Sequence 0
Row
Tree
Flesh Yellow
Chill Hours 950
Bloom Date March 22th
Ripe Date June 16th

Set
Size
Shape
Pubes
Red
Attribute
Firm
Free
Status
Brix
7.5
2.6
6.8
6.5
5.2
5.8
14.7
4
1
9.2

Notes

poor ground color, large size variation, good flavor

Description

An early season, consistent cropping peach. Origin: Byron, GA, USDA-ARS, by W.R. Okie. F2 of Dixiland x Durbin. Selected in 1983; tested as BY81P1216; introd. in 1998. Fruit: ripens 7 days before Redhaven, round, 7 cm diameter, 90% bright red blush, yellow flesh, semi-freestone. Tree: vigorous; flowers large, showy and self-fertile; moderate resistance to bacterial spot; leaf glands absent. Chilling requirement 950 h

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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