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Click to EnlargeCrimson Gold
2003 Musser Fruit Research Farm

Season Goldprince Season
Range June 1st - 14th
Additional Years 2000 | 2001 | 2002 | 2004 | 2005 | 2006 | 2008
Sequence 35
Row 2
Tree 9,10
Flesh Yellow
Chill Hours 750
Bloom Date March 13th
Ripe Date June 11th

Set
Size
Shape
Pubes
Red
Attribute
Firm
Free
Status
Brix
7
2.24
6
10
6.5
6.3
9.6
3
1

Notes

Nectarine, A LOT of brown rot, small, pretty color, 55% ripe, non uniform red, slight asym sut, taste 6.5, mod swt, mod juc, sl tail

Description

Orig. in Modesto, CA by C.F. Zaiger. Introduced in 1967. Plant Patent 2825; 6 Aug. 1968. Assigned to Dave Wilson Nursery, Modesto. Seedling of unknown parentage. Fruit: resembles Early Sungrand as to color, firmness, shape, and size, but early maturing; ripens 14 days earlier than Grand River and Sunrise. Tree: medium to large; productivity heavy; flowers large to medium, pink; leaf glands reniform. Susceptible to bacterial spot and brown rot. Needs heavy thinning to size.

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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