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2006 Musser Fruit Research Farm

Season Autumnprince season
Range September 1st - 15th
Additional Years 2000 | 2001 | 2002 | 2003 | 2004 | 2005 | 2009
Sequence 0
Row
Tree
Flesh Yellow
Chill Hours 850
Bloom Date
Ripe Date September 2nd

Set
Size
Shape
Pubes
Red
Attribute
Firm
Free
Status
Brix
7.8
3.21
7.3
6.3
7.5
7.4
10.5
8
1
14.9

Notes

medium brown rot, acidic, decent taste, suture bulge, tips

Description

Orig. at Del Ray, Calif., by Tom Chamberlain, H.P. Metzler & Sons. Introd. in 1987. Plant patent 6008; 8 Sept. 1987; assigned to Metropolitan Insurance Co.; licensed exclusively to Agri Sun Nursery. Parentage unknown. Fruit: large, up to 100 mm; round; skin medium red on yellow ground; flesh yellow, freestone. Ripens 90 days after Redhaven in Selma, Calif. Tree: very vigorous; very productive; upright. Very large suture bulge. Highly susceptible to bacterial spot. Ripens unevenly at Byron, GA.

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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