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2009 Musser Fruit Research Farm

Season Blake Season
Range July 13th - August 3rd
Additional Years 2005 | 2006 | 2008 | 2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2014
Sequence 0
Row
Tree
Flesh Yellow
Chill Hours 850
Bloom Date
Ripe Date August 1st

Set
Size
Shape
Pubes
Red
Attribute
Firm
Free
Status
Brix
7.5
2.82
7.3
6.5
7.3
7.3
2.8
8
1
14.7

Notes

Suture bulge, tips, green ground color, good taste

Description

Open pollinated seedling from Chinese Cling introduced by Samuel H. Rumph, Marshallville, GA in 1889. Moderately resistant to bacterial spot.

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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