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2008 Musser Fruit Research Farm

Season O'Henry Season
Range August 4th - 31th
Additional Years 2005 | 2006 | 2009 | 2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2013
Sequence 0
Row
Tree
Flesh White
Chill Hours 1100
Bloom Date
Ripe Date August 11th

Set
Size
Shape
Pubes
Red
Attribute
Firm
Free
Status
Brix
7.2
3.05
7.5
5.5
7.3
7.3
3
8
1
18.9

Notes

Suture bulge, mushy, no juice, poor taste

Description

Selected in Jackson Springs, NC by D.J. Werner and S.M. Worthington. Released in 1999. Moderately susceptible to bacterial spot. Late flowering and cold hardy. Subacid, white fleshed peach. It originated from the 1988 cross of 'Contender' x PI 134401. 'Contender' was released by NC State in 1987. PI 134401 is a plant introduction from China that was introduced to the U.S. in 1927.

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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