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2011 Musser Fruit Research Farm

Season Springcrest Season
Range May 20th - 31th
Additional Years 2000 | 2001 | 2002 | 2003 | 2004 | 2005 | 2006 | 2008 | 2009 | 2010 | 2012 | 2014
Sequence 0
Row
Tree
Flesh Yellow
Chill Hours 650
Bloom Date
Ripe Date May 30th

Set
Size
Shape
Pubes
Red
Attribute
Firm
Free
Status
Brix
8
2.39
7.3
5
7.8
7.5
5.9
4
1
10

Notes

Some brown rot, slight tips, suture bulge, uneven halves, very nice taste, good flavor

Description

An early ripening peach. Origin: Byron, GA. USDA-ARS by W.R. Okie. Open-pollinated seedling of Springcrest. Selected in 1984; tested as BY82P5972; introd. in 1998. Fruit: medium large; 6 cm diameter; 90% bright red blush; clingstone; firm; nonmelting flesh; 7 weeks before Elberta. Tree: vigorous; leaf glands globose; moderately susceptible to bacterial spot; flowers large, showy self-fertile. Chilling requirement 650 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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