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2005 Musser Fruit Research Farm

Season Goldprince Season
Range June 1st - 14th
Additional Years 2000 | 2001 | 2002 | 2003 | 2004 | 2006 | 2008 | 2009 | 2010 | 2011 | 2012
Sequence 0
Row
Tree
Flesh Yellow
Chill Hours 750
Bloom Date
Ripe Date June 2nd

Set
Size
Shape
Pubes
Red
Attribute
Firm
Free
Status
Brix
6.5
2.36
6
6.5
6.5
6.5
9.8
6
1
7.6

Notes

some splits and brown rot, low juiciness and sweetness, bland taste

Description

Orig. in Fort Valley, Ga., by the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture. [(Southland x Sunhigh) x Coronet] x [(Sunhigh x Southland) x Springtime]. Cross made in 1962; first fruited in 1965 and selected that year by V.E. Prince; tested as FV3-381. Fruit: small to medium; round with a slight point; skin has a bright red blush over 70% of the surface; pubescence is fine and short; flesh is firm but melting, medium in texture, flavor is good, semi-freestone when fully ripe; ripens 1 week before Red Cap and 3 days after Springcrest; fruit with split pits have not been excessively high. Tree: vigorous; productive moderately susceptible to bacterial spot; chilling requirement about 750 h; flower has small petals, self-fertile; leaf glands reniform.

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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