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2010 Musser Fruit Research Farm

Season Goldprince Season
Range June 1st - 14th
Additional Years 2000 | 2001 | 2002 | 2003 | 2004 | 2005 | 2006 | 2008 | 2009 | 2011
Sequence 0
Row
Tree
Flesh Yellow
Chill Hours 950
Bloom Date
Ripe Date June 14th

Set
Size
Shape
Pubes
Red
Attribute
Firm
Free
Status
Brix
8
2.76
7.3
4.8
7.5
7.3
4.7
4
1
11.3

Notes

Some brown rot, lots of split pits, tips, uneven halves, pigment in flesh, really good sweet taste

Description

Orig. in Fort Valley, Ga., by J.H. Weinberger, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture Hort. Field Sta. Introd. in 1945. Halehaven x self; selected in 1939. Fruit: size medium; round; skin bright red, attractive, light pubescence; flesh yellow, medium firm; clingstone; ripens early, about 10 to 12 days before Redhaven, 5 to 6 weeks before Elberta; good quality for very early shipping and local markets. Tree: vigor medium; highly productive; blooms late; tolerant to leaf curl; flower small, nonshowy; leaf glands globose; chilling requirement 1050 h at or below 45F.

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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