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2004 Musser Fruit Research Farm

Season Redglobe Season
Range June 30th - July 12th
Additional Years 2000 | 2001 | 2002 | 2003 | 2005 | 2010 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014
Sequence 0
Row
Tree
Flesh Yellow
Chill Hours
Bloom Date March 22th
Ripe Date July 10th

Set
Size
Shape
Pubes
Red
Attribute
Firm
Free
Status
Brix
6.8
3
6.7
6.3
7
6.9
9.8
8
?
9.7

Notes

very heavy brown rot, prominent tip, uniform size and shape, mild flavor

Description

A red sport of Sunhigh, this variety produces large, high quality fruit very similar to the original Sunhigh. Beekman has consistently shown improved fruit color and is recommended as a substitute for Sunhigh. From Adams County Nursery.

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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