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2011 Cooley Farms

Season Blake Season
Range July 13th - August 3rd
Additional Years 2008 | 2009 | 2010 | 2012 | 2013
Sequence 0
Row
Tree
Flesh Yellow
Chill Hours 850
Bloom Date
Ripe Date July 14th

Set
Size
Shape
Pubes
Red
Attribute
Firm
Free
Status
Brix
8
3.1
8
4.5
7.8
8
3.1
8
1
15.3

Notes

Slight tips, slight suture bulge, minimal red around pit, excellent, fabulous, beautiful coloration, the Perfect peach, flawless taste, creamy texture

Description

Orig. in Jackson Springs, N.C., by F.E. Correll and C.N. Clayton, North Carolina Agr. Expt. Sta. Introd. in 1972. Redskin selfed. Cross made in 1958, first fruited 1961, tested as NC 8969. Fruit: large, 2 1/2 x 2 3/4 inches in diam.; round, symmetrical; skin light yellow, three-fourths covered with bright red blush, attractive; flesh bright yellow, resistant to browning, very little red pigment except in pit cavity, firm, texture; fine, melting, flavor excellent; freestone, for freezing, canning and fresh market; ripens with Loring, 1 1/2 weeks before Elberta. Tree: spreading; vigor moderate; productive; flower large, showy, self-fertile; leaf glands reniform; moderate resistance to bacterial spot. Chilling requirement 800 to 850 h.

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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