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2006 Musser Fruit Research Farm

Season Redglobe Season
Range June 30th - July 12th
Additional Years 2000 | 2001 | 2002 | 2003 | 2004 | 2005
Sequence 0
Row
Tree
Flesh Yellow
Chill Hours 750
Bloom Date
Ripe Date July 6th

Set
Size
Shape
Pubes
Red
Attribute
Firm
Free
Status
Brix
6.5
2.86
7.5
6.5
7.3
7.2
5.9
7.5
1
12.8

Notes

little brown rot, green but ripe, prominent suture, tips, good taste

Description

Orig. in Fort Valley, Ga., by J.H. Weinberger, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture Hort. Field Sta. Introd. in 1946. Halehaven selfed; selected in 1939. Fruit: medium to large; round; skin yellow, overlaid red to deep red, striped, pubescence light to medium, attractive; flesh yellow, red at pit, firm, nonbrowning, melting, slower softening than Halehaven, very good to excellent; stone size medium, free; ripens 18 days before Elberta; resembles Halehaven. Tree: vigorous; chilling requirement of about 750 h; quite susceptible to bacteriosis; flower large, showy, self-fruitful; leaf glands globose.

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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