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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
Sequence 0
Row
Tree
Flesh Yellow
Chill Hours 900
Bloom Date
Ripe Date July 15th

Set
Size
Shape
Pubes
Red
Attribute
Firm
Free
Status
Brix
6
2.77
6.5
6.2
6.8
6.2
7.9
7.5
1
10

Notes

some brown rot, wide, tall shoulders, lots of splits, only O.K. flavor

Description

Redglobe X Ranger; 1989, Clemson University, Clemson, SC; Best adapted to more northern areas of the Southeast. Shape gets rough at Byron, GA. Reliable cropper. Good quality with high yield; large size; Flesh: yellow; Gland: reniform; Bloom: nonshowy; Shape: round, with prominent suture; Firmness: medium to high; Looks: attractive; Ripens: -25. Moderately susceptible to bacterial spot. Ripens 3-4 days before Redglobe. The fruit is large and uniform with a slight suture bulge. At maturity the surface is 70% red with an attractive yellow ground color. There is some redness of the flesh near the pit cavity. The trees are vigorous and productive requiring 850-900 hours of chilling at 7 degrees centigrade to break floral bud rest period.

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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