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2004 Musser Fruit Research Farm

Season Redglobe Season
Range June 30th - July 12th
Additional Years 2000 | 2001 | 2002 | 2003 | 2005
Sequence 0
Row
Tree
Flesh White
Chill Hours
Bloom Date March 19th
Ripe Date July 8th

Set
Size
Shape
Pubes
Red
Attribute
Firm
Free
Status
Brix
7
2.25
7.7
8
6.7
6.4
13.6
7.2
?
15.1

Notes

White nectarine, heavy brown rot, very small even with good thinning, nice flavor

Description

Orig. by C.F. Zaiger, L.M. Gardener, G.N. Zaiger, and C.G.Zaiger, Modesto, Calif. Plant patent 7889; 23 Jun.1992.(Ruby Gold x Red Wing)o.p. Fruit: large; globose; medium red over chalk-white ground color leaving mottled red skin; flesh white with pale red streaks from pit cavity, firm, meaty, clingstone. Ripens 1 July at Modesto. Flowers large, showy, pink; leaf glands reinform. Trees: large; vigrous; upright. Fruit is sub-acid and very sweet.

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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