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Click to EnlargeFay Elberta
2005 Musser Fruit Research Farm

Season O'Henry Season
Range August 4th - 31th
Additional Years 2000 | 2001 | 2002 | 2003 | 2004 | 2006 | 2008
Sequence 0
Row
Tree
Flesh Yellow
Chill Hours 750
Bloom Date
Ripe Date August 8th

Set
Size
Shape
Pubes
Red
Attribute
Firm
Free
Status
Brix
7.8
2.97
7.2
6
6.8
7.2
5.5
8
1
10.7

Notes

poor thinning, some brown rot, tips, lots of splits, good taste

Description

Orig. before 1915, Mr. Fay, Placer County, CA., Similar to Elberta but less astringent. Used for canning on the west coast. Susceptible to bacterial spot.

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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