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Click to EnlargeBig Red
2004 Musser Fruit Research Farm

Season O'Henry Season
Range August 4th - 31th
Additional Years 2000 | 2001 | 2002 | 2003 | 2005 | 2006
Sequence 0
Row
Tree
Flesh Yellow
Chill Hours 750
Bloom Date March 21th
Ripe Date August 23th

Set
Size
Shape
Pubes
Red
Attribute
Firm
Free
Status
Brix
7
3.1
7.2
7
6.8
7.4
13.1
8
1
11.5

Notes

attractive, large, tasty

Description

Origin is unclear but likely from USDA Fresno, CA breeding program. Tested as numbered selection at Sandhills Res. Stn. in NC. Never formally released but propagated in the trade under name Big Red and also CVN 3.

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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