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Click to EnlargeMaycrest
2003 Musser Fruit Research Farm

Season Goldcrest Season
Range May 6th - 19th
Additional Years 2000 | 2001 | 2002 | 2004 | 2005 | 2006 | 2008
Sequence 2
Row 2
Tree 3,4
Flesh Yellow
Chill Hours 650
Bloom Date March 12th
Ripe Date May 18th

Set
Size
Shape
Pubes
Red
Attribute
Firm
Free
Status
Brix
7
2.42
6
6
6
6
9.7
4
1

Notes

25% ripe, good set, small tail on most, very tart,

Description

Orig. in Reedley, Fresno County, Calif., by W.Y. Minami. Plant patent 4064; 21 June 1977. Discovered in 1973; Springcrest mutation. Tree and fruit similar to parent but ripens 7 to 10 days earlier.

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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