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2011 Cooley Farms

Season Coronet Season
Range June 15th - 21th
Additional Years 2008 | 2009 | 2010 | 2012 | 2013
Sequence 0
Row
Tree
Flesh White
Chill Hours 750
Bloom Date
Ripe Date June 16th

Set
Size
Shape
Pubes
Red
Attribute
Firm
Free
Status
Brix
8
2.79
7.8
4.8
7.5
7.5
2.8
4
1
12

Notes

Slight suture bulge, ring of pigment in flesh under skin, nice blend of sugar and acid, tasty

Description

Orig. at Byron, Ga., by W.R. Okie, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture S.E. Fruit & Tree Nut Res. Lab. Introd. in 1989. (Biscoe x Redgold nectarine) o.p. seed collected in 1980; selected in 1983; tested as BY81P1411. Fruit: medium; skin attractive red blush on greenish-white ground color, light pubescence; shape round; flesh white, melting; clingstone. Flavor is typical of other early-season peaches. Not subacid. Ripens with June Gold, 3 weeks before Redhaven. Flowers showy, self-fertile; leaf glands globose; moderately resistant to bacterial spot. Chilling requirement about 750 h, making it adapted to most of the Southeast.

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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