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Click to EnlargeJune Gold
2006 Musser Fruit Research Farm

Season Goldprince Season
Range June 1st - 14th
Additional Years 2000 | 2001 | 2002 | 2003 | 2004 | 2005 | 2008
Sequence 0
Row
Tree
Flesh Yellow
Chill Hours 650
Bloom Date
Ripe Date June 5th

Set
Size
Shape
Pubes
Red
Attribute
Firm
Free
Status
Brix
6.5
2.65
5.5
6
5.8
5.5
7.3
6.0
1
9.2

Notes

some brown rot, irregular shape, all split pits, moderate sweet/high juice, nice taste

Description

Orig. in Ontario, Calif., by Herbert C. Swim, Armstrong Nurseries. Introd. in 1958. Plant patent 1884; 8 Dec. 1959. Flamingo x Springtime; selected in 1952. Fruit: very large; skin highly colored red; flesh yellow, firm, freestone; matures 7 to 10 days before Redhaven and 7 to 10 days after Robin; suitable for shipping; J.H. Hale type. Tree: chilling requirement, slightly higher than for Springtime; leaf glands globose; flower size medium, showy.

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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