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2010 Musser Fruit Research Farm

Season Blake Season
Range July 13th - August 3rd
Additional Years 2011
Sequence 0
Row
Tree
Flesh White
Chill Hours
Bloom Date
Ripe Date July 19th

Set
Size
Shape
Pubes
Red
Attribute
Firm
Free
Status
Brix
5
2.46
7.3
4.8
7.5
7.3
1.8
8
1
16.3

Notes

Trees in second leaf and not thinned, first year of evaluation, scab, suture bulge, uneven halves, really nice sweet taste

Description

White fleshed, freestone peach. Ripens with Cresthaven. It ships and stores well and has 80% pinkish red coloration at maturity. Excellent flavor with minimal flesh browning when cut. Cold hardy, produces heavy bud crop, good resistance to bacterial spot. Origin: Coloma, Michigan by Annette and Randy Bjorge. From Adams County Nursery.

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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