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2008 Musser Fruit Research Farm

Season O'Henry Season
Range August 4th - 31th
Additional Years None
Sequence 0
Row
Tree
Flesh White
Chill Hours
Bloom Date
Ripe Date August 20th

Set
Size
Shape
Pubes
Red
Attribute
Firm
Free
Status
Brix
5.5
2.43
7
5.3
7.3
7
4.5
8
1
19.9

Notes

Some scab, large tips, suture bulge, mushy, unpleasant flavor, poor taste

Description

Orig. in Cutler, Tulare County, Calif., by Stella O. Vuich. Introd. in 1959. Plant patent 1831; 5 May 1959. Chance seedling. Fruit: large; skin cream, blushed with red; flesh white, red near the pit, flavor mild, very sweet, freestone; ripens about 1 month later than Babcock; resembles Babcock. Tree: large; vigorous; productive; leaf glands reniform; flower large, pink.

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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