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2011 Musser Fruit Research Farm

Season Coronet Season
Range June 15th - 21th
Additional Years 2000 | 2001 | 2002 | 2003 | 2004 | 2005 | 2006 | 2008 | 2009 | 2010 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014
Sequence 0
Row
Tree
Flesh White
Chill Hours
Bloom Date
Ripe Date June 17th

Set
Size
Shape
Pubes
Red
Attribute
Firm
Free
Status
Brix
8
2.7
7.5
4.8
7.8
7.8
3.5
5
1
13.8

Notes

Some brown rot, suture bulge, uneven halves, nice sweet taste, perfumy

Description

Orig. by C.F. Zaiger, G.N. Zaiger, L.M. Gardner, and G.G. Zaiger, Modesto, Calif. Plant patent 8195; 6 Apr. 1993. [(O'Henry x Giant Babcock) x (May Grand nectarine x Sam Houston)] o.p. Fruit: large; globose; very firm; attractive red skin coloring 6 or 7 days before maturity over yellowish-white ground color with moderate pubescence; flesh white, melting, freestone. Ripens 34 days before Giant Babcock. Flowers large, showy, pink; reniform leaf glands. Tree: large; vigorous; upright; productive. Sub-acid flavor.

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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