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2004 Musser Fruit Research Farm

Season Harvester Season
Range June 22th - 29th
Additional Years 2000 | 2001 | 2002 | 2003 | 2005 | 2006 | 2008 | 2009
Sequence 0
Row
Tree
Flesh Yellow
Chill Hours 750
Bloom Date March 19th
Ripe Date June 27th

Set
Size
Shape
Pubes
Red
Attribute
Firm
Free
Status
Brix
6.5
2.93
6.8
7.5
6.5
6.8
8.3
7.3
1
10.6

Notes

moderate brown rot, slight asymmetric suture bulge, attractive

Description

Orig. near McBee, S.C., by A.C. McLeod. Plant patent 3965; 26 Oct. 1976. Loring mutation. Fruit: medium to large; fairly uniform; skin yellow with red cheek; flesh yellow with tendency of nonbrowning; subacid with slight soluble tannin; excellent eating quality; semi-cling to freestone; market and dessert use; keeping and shipping quality excellent; early ripening, 7 to 10 days before Loring. Tree; medium, slightly more spreading than upright; average hardiness and productivity.

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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