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Click to EnlargeSouthern Pearl
2009 Cooley Farms

Season Harvester Season
Range June 22th - 29th
Additional Years 2008 | 2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014
Sequence 0
Row
Tree
Flesh White
Chill Hours 650
Bloom Date
Ripe Date June 24th

Set
Size
Shape
Pubes
Red
Attribute
Firm
Free
Status
Brix
4
2.68
8
8
7.5
7.5
2.7
4
1

Notes

white; some splits; late evaluation; many were mushy inside; PIF; good taste/aroma - sweet with acid

Description

A midseason white-flesh peach. Origin: Byron, GA, USDA-ARS, by W.R. Okie. Open pollinated seedling from Roseprincess. Selected in 1986; tested as BY84P1807; introd. 1997. Fruit: Large; 8cm diameter; round; white flesh; semi-freestone; ripens 6 weeks before Elberta; 70% bright red with streaks when ripe. Tree: Vigorous; globose leaf glands; moderate resistance to bacterial spot; flowers large showy and self-fertile. Chilling requirement 650 h.

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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