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Click to EnlargeRaritan Rose
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
Sequence 0
Row
Tree
Flesh White
Chill Hours 1050
Bloom Date
Ripe Date July 15th

Set
Size
Shape
Pubes
Red
Attribute
Firm
Free
Status
Brix
6.8
2.96
6.5
6
6.2
6.2
5.4
7.5
1
9.4

Notes

juicy and sweet

Description

Orig. in New Brunswick, N.J., by M.A. Blake, New Jersey Agr. Expt. Sta. Introd. in 1936. J.H. Hale x Cumberland; cross made in 1926; tested as N.J. 97. Fruit: medium to large; round, ridged along suture; skin attractive red; flesh white, streaked red, fine-textured, soft, melting, watery, freestone; ripens 4 weeks before Elberta; quality good. Tree: vigorous, spreading, productive, hardy, tolerant to bacteriosis; flower small, fairly showy; leaf glands reniform; chilling requirement 1150 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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