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2004 Musser Fruit Research Farm

Season Redglobe Season
Range June 30th - July 12th
Additional Years 2000 | 2001 | 2002 | 2003 | 2005 | 2006 | 2008
Sequence 0
Row
Tree
Flesh Yellow
Chill Hours 850
Bloom Date March 20th
Ripe Date July 6th

Set
Size
Shape
Pubes
Red
Attribute
Firm
Free
Status
Brix
5
2.85
7.4
7.6
7.1
6.7
10.7
8
1
9.7

Notes

low set due to 2003 scale injury, minimal brown rot, consistent size/shape

Description

Orig. at U.S. Dept. of Agriculture S.E. Fruit & Tree Nut Res. Lab., Byron, Ga. Introd. by W.R. Okie. [(Hal-Bertax Fireglow) x Redglobe] x [(Sunhigh x Southland) x Redcap]; cross made in 1964 by V.E. Prince; selected in 1966; tested as FV5-1942 and BY5-1942. Fruit: large; skin attractive red on yellow ground color, light pubescence; flesh yellow, melting; freestone. Ripens about 10 to 12 days after Redhaven; ripens between Harvester and Redglobe. Flowers showy, self-fertile; leaf glands reniform; moderately resistant to bacterial spot. Chilling requirement about 850 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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