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2011 Cooley Farms

Season Goldprince Season
Range June 1st - 14th
Additional Years 2008 | 2009 | 2010 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014
Sequence 0
Row
Tree
Flesh Yellow
Chill Hours 850
Bloom Date
Ripe Date June 2nd

Set
Size
Shape
Pubes
Red
Attribute
Firm
Free
Status
Brix
8
2.72
7.8
4.5
7.5
7.8
3.2
4
1
9.5

Notes

Slight tips, beautiful flesh, delicious, good blend of sugar and acid

Description

Orig. in Fort Valley, Ga., by U.S. Hort. Lab. Introd. in 1966. [(Fireglow x Hiley) x Fireglow] x Springtime; cross made in 1959; first fruited and selected in 1961; tested as FV 9-149. Fruit: small; round with a slight tip; 80% of surface covered with bright, attractive, red blush over yellow, ground color; pubescence light; flesh yellow, firm, but melting, texture medium, flavor good; matures early, 2 weeks before Cardinal, 3 days after Springtime. Tree: vigorous; productive; self-fertile; susceptible to bacterial spot disease; leaf glands reniform; blossoms large petaled; chilling requirement is 850 h 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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