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2012 Musser Fruit Research Farm

Season Goldprince Season
Range June 1st - 14th
Additional Years 2008 | 2009 | 2010 | 2011
Sequence 0
Row
Tree
Flesh Yellow
Chill Hours
Bloom Date
Ripe Date June 6th

Set
Size
Shape
Pubes
Red
Attribute
Firm
Free
Status
Brix
7.5
1.98
7.8
6
7.5
7.8
2.8
8
1
16.6

Notes

Suture bulge, nice sweet taste and flavor, apricot

Description

This apricot originated in Harrow, Ont., by R.E.C. Layne, Res. Sta., Agr. Canada. Introduced in 1979 by Harrow Research Station, Canada. Medium-sized fruit, bright red glossy blush over orange background. Ideally suited for the fresh market. Flesh is orange, firm, and freestone with good flavor. Trees are upright, productive and very cold hardy. Resistant to brown rot, perennial canker and somewhat 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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