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2006 Watsonia Farms

Season Goldprince Season
Range June 1st - 14th
Additional Years 2002 | 2003 | 2004 | 2005
Sequence 0
Row
Tree
Flesh Yellow
Chill Hours 750
Bloom Date
Ripe Date June 12th

Set
Size
Shape
Pubes
Red
Attribute
Firm
Free
Status
Brix
7
2.74
7.5
8
7.5
7.5
7.8
4.0
0

Notes

wide variation in size/maturity, split pits and doubles, slight suture bulge, some red in flesh

Description

Orig. at Louisiana Agr. Expt. Sta., Calhoun. Selected by J.C. Taylor in 1977, tested as L72-3-8, and jointly released by C.E. Johnson with the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture Southeastern Fruit and Tree Nut Res. Lab., Byron, Ga. Harvester o.p. Fruit: large; round; 70% bright red over yellow ground color; short pubescence; flesh yellow, melting, freestone. Ripens 34 days before Elberta. Flowers small, nonshowy; leaf glands reniform. Moderate resistance to bacterial spot. Trees: vigorous and productive. Chilling requirement 750 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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