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2011 Musser Fruit Research Farm

Season Blake Season
Range July 13th - August 3rd
Additional Years 2000 | 2001 | 2002 | 2003 | 2004 | 2005 | 2006 | 2008 | 2010 | 2012 | 2013
Sequence 0
Row
Tree
Flesh Yellow
Chill Hours
Bloom Date
Ripe Date July 22th

Set
Size
Shape
Pubes
Red
Attribute
Firm
Free
Status
Brix
8
3.1
7.5
10
7.8
7.5
4.8
8
1
13.4

Notes

Pigment in flesh, red around pit, major suture bulge, ok taste, strange flavor and aftertaste

Description

An attractive yellow fleshed peach ripening 30 days after Redhaven. Origin: Coloma, Michigan by Annette and Randy Bjorge. Fayette x Newhaven. Tested as FA 17. Introd. in 1997. USPP 10556. Assigned to International Plant Management, Lawrence, Michigan. Fruit: Ovate, large, covered with a 80-90% dark red blush overlaid with a soft stripe. Flesh; melting, yellow-orange, firm, freestone, fine textured. Good flavor. Ripens 27 to 32 days after Redhaven. Tree: Flowers dark pink, medium, medium showy. Leaf glands globose. Upright and open, very vigorous, very productive. Resistant to bacterial spot.

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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