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Click to EnlargeSummergold
2010 Cooley Farms

Season Blake Season
Range July 13th - August 3rd
Additional Years 2008 | 2009 | 2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014
Sequence 0
Row
Tree
Flesh Yellow
Chill Hours 750
Bloom Date
Ripe Date July 27th

Set
Size
Shape
Pubes
Red
Attribute
Firm
Free
Status
Brix
8
2.72
7.3
5
7.5
7.5
5.2
8
1
14.6

Notes

Uneven halves, tips, suture bulge, red around pit, minimal pigment in flesh, excellent taste and texture

Description

Released in 1970 from the USDA-Byron, GA breeding program. Original cross made at Beltsville, MD and seedling selected at Ft. Valley, GA. Formerly tested as FV6-256. Summergold is a freestone cultivar that was released primarily for use as a high-quality processed product. Nonshowy flower.

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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