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2008 Musser Fruit Research Farm

Season O'Henry Season
Range August 4th - 31th
Additional Years 2000 | 2001 | 2002 | 2003 | 2004 | 2005 | 2006 | 2009 | 2010 | 2011 | 2012
Sequence 0
Row
Tree
Flesh Yellow
Chill Hours 850
Bloom Date
Ripe Date August 7th

Set
Size
Shape
Pubes
Red
Attribute
Firm
Free
Status
Brix
8
2.99
7.5
5.5
7.3
7.5
2.3
8
1
14

Notes

Slight suture bulge, good sugar/acid balance, good taste

Description

Orig. in Harrow, Ont., by R.E.C. Layne, Res. Sta., Agr. Canada. Introd. in 1983. Redskin x H 4219 (NJ 155 x Madison); selected in 1975; tested as HW 225. Fruit: resembles Cresthaven, ripening 3 days later; flesh firm; freestone; for fresh market, home canning, and freezing. Tree: bud and wood hardy; tolerant to perennial canker, bacterial spot, brown rot .

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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