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Click to EnlargeRedhaven
2005 Musser Fruit Research Farm

Season Blake Season
Range July 13th - August 3rd
Additional Years 2000 | 2001 | 2002 | 2003 | 2004 | 2006 | 2008 | 2009 | 2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014
Sequence 0
Row
Tree
Flesh Yellow
Chill Hours 950
Bloom Date
Ripe Date July 13th

Set
Size
Shape
Pubes
Red
Attribute
Firm
Free
Status
Brix
7
2.85
6.2
6.2
6.8
6.2
8
7
1
8.8

Notes

some brown rot, suture bulge, tip, bland flavor

Description

Orig. in South Haven, Mich., by Stanley Johnston, Michigan Agr. Expt. Sta. Introd. in 1940. Halehaven x Kalhaven; cross made in 1930. Fruit: size medium; round, suture somewhat prominent, apex distinct; skin yellow overlaid red to deep red, attractive, tough, pubescence light to medium; flesh yellow, red at pit, nonbrowning, very firm, melting, quality good; pit large, usually free when ripe; ships very well; ripens very early, 30 days before Elberta. Tree: spreading, vigorous; leaf glands reniform; flower size medium, nonshowy, petals red, self-fruitful; highly productive; nearly always requires thinning; chilling requirement of 950 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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