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2003 Musser Fruit Research Farm

Season Redglobe Season
Range June 30th - July 12th
Additional Years 2001 | 2002 | 2004
Sequence 130
Row 4
Tree 33,34
Flesh White
Chill Hours 850
Bloom Date March 17th
Ripe Date July 7th

Set
Size
Shape
Pubes
Red
Attribute
Firm
Free
Status
Brix
7
2.71
6
10
7.3
6.5
10.6
5
1

Notes

White nectarine, some brown rot, 60% ripe

Description

Orig. 1989, USDA, Byron, GA. Parentage: Redking F3. White-fleshed parent probably a white nectarine selection from Virginia Tech program. A large nectarine with a lovely rose blush. Very good quality but somewhat tart or acidic. Firmer than older white varieties. Used for local markets. Moderately resistant to bacterial spot. Sets and colors well. Flesh browns easily.

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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