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Click to EnlargeLoring
2011 Musser Fruit Research Farm

Season Blake Season
Range July 13th - August 3rd
Additional Years 2010 | 2012 | 2013
Sequence 0
Row
Tree
Flesh Yellow
Chill Hours 800
Bloom Date
Ripe Date July 13th

Set
Size
Shape
Pubes
Red
Attribute
Firm
Free
Status
Brix
8
3.17
7.8
4.3
7.5
7.8
3.5
8
1
12.6

Notes

Slight suture bulge, very nice taste and flavor

Description

Introduced in 1946 from the State Fruit Experiment Station in Mountain Grove, MO. A large, firm, yellow-fleshed freestone with attractive red color over a yellow ground color. Loring has been an important commercial peach variety for many years and is considered one of the best canning and freezing varieties. The trees are vigorous, productive, and resistant to bacterial spot. Leaf glands are globose and flowers are showy. 800 chill hours. 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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