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2003 Musser Fruit Research Farm

Season Harvester Season
Range June 22th - 29th
Additional Years 2000 | 2001 | 2002
Sequence 91
Row 4
Tree 16,17
Flesh Yellow
Chill Hours 650
Bloom Date March 13th
Ripe Date June 25th

Set
Size
Shape
Pubes
Red
Attribute
Firm
Free
Status
Brix
7
2.4
7
10
7
7
12.7
6.8
1

Notes

Nectarine, some rough skin problems, 40% ripe, attractive uniform fruit, taste 6.8

Description

Variety released by F.W. Anderson, Merced, Calif. in 1972. Ripens the 3rd week of June. Sizes nicely with an attractive red/orange color. Ovate shape and will split some years. Plant Patent No. 3165. Highly susceptible to brown rot. Inconsistent cropper.

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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