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2004 Musser Fruit Research Farm

Season Blake Season
Range July 13th - August 3rd
Additional Years 2000 | 2001 | 2002 | 2003 | 2005 | 2006 | 2008 | 2009 | 2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2013
Sequence 0
Row
Tree
Flesh Yellow
Chill Hours 1050
Bloom Date March 22th
Ripe Date July 15th

Set
Size
Shape
Pubes
Red
Attribute
Firm
Free
Status
Brix
7.5
3.02
7.8
7.6
7.8
7.8
6.4
8
1
11

Notes

very attractive and tasty

Description

Orig. at Agr. Expt. Sta., North Carolina. Bred by F.E. Correll in 1974, selected in 1977, tested as NCT 544, and introduced in 1988 by D.J. Werner, J.R. Ballington, and D.F. Ritchie. Winblo x complex parentage of North Carolina selections. Fruit: large; round; skin 70% bright red over yellow ground color; flesh yellow and resistant to browning, firm, melting, freestone. Ripens 21 days after Redhaven. Flowers nonshowy; leaf glands reniform. Tree: superior flower bud hardiness; large number of flower buds; moderate resistance to bacterial spot; more vigorous than Redhaven but similar growth habit. Chilling requirement 1050 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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