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Click to EnlargeSunhigh
2011 Musser Fruit Research Farm

Season Redglobe Season
Range June 30th - July 12th
Additional Years 2010 | 2012 | 2013
Sequence 0
Row
Tree
Flesh Yellow
Chill Hours 750
Bloom Date
Ripe Date July 8th

Set
Size
Shape
Pubes
Red
Attribute
Firm
Free
Status
Brix
8
2.96
7.5
4.5
7.5
7.5
2.3
8
1
14.3

Notes

Tips, suture bulge, uneven halves, very nice acidic taste

Description

Introduced by the New Jersey Ag. Experiment Station in 1938, Sunhigh has been an important commercial variety for many years. The fruit is large, freestone, of exceptional quality and considered one of the best varieties for canning or freezing. It has yellow flesh and ripens 14 days before Elberta. 750 chill hours. Leaf glands are reniform and bloom is nonshowy. It is highly susceptible to bacterial spot. From Adams County Nursery.

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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