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2003 Musser Fruit Research Farm

Season Goldprince Season
Range June 1st - 14th
Additional Years 2000 | 2001 | 2002
Sequence 14
Row 98
Tree 6-Apr
Flesh Yellow
Chill Hours 700
Bloom Date March 14th
Ripe Date June 2nd

Set
Size
Shape
Pubes
Red
Attribute
Firm
Free
Status
Brix
2
2.45
5.5
6
5.5
5.8
12.5
1
1

Notes

low set, 75% ripe, some splits, no real consistency in shape, GGC, taste 5 tart

Description

A large, early ripening peach. Origin: Fresno, CA, USDA-ARS. by D.W. Ramming and O.Tanner. P113-98[=PI00-62 op=Redking op.] x FV9-164 [(=FV89-14 x Springtime)]; FV89-14 = [FV15-4 x Fireglow] ; FV15-4 = Fireglow x Hiley. Selected in 1983; tested as P46-12; introd.1997. Fruit: 7.5 cm diameter; round; 70% red blush; yellow flesh; semi-free; melting; ripens between Springcrest and Gemfree. Tree: Flowers showy, self-fertile; reniform leaf glands. Chilling requirement 700 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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