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Derby
2002 Musser Fruit Research Farm

Season Goldprince Season
Range June 1st - 14th
Additional Years 2000 | 2001 | 2003
Sequence 19
Row 2
Tree 13,14
Flesh Yellow
Chill Hours 750
Bloom Date March 21th
Ripe Date June 1st

Set
Size
Shape
Pubes
Red
Attribute
Firm
Free
Status
Brix
7
2.4
6
5
5.5
6
7.8
3
1

Notes

mod. # of splits, 40% ripe, some BR, taste 6.5

Description

Orig. at Sandhills Res. Sta., Jackson Springs, N.C., by D.J. Werner, F.E. Correll, J.R. Ballington, C.N. Clayton, and D.F. Ritchie, North Carolina State Univ., Raleigh. Introd. in 1978. NC 7130 (Halehaven x Redskin) x Candor. Cross made in 1962; selected in 1967; tested as NCA 2183. Fruit: large; round with slight bulge at suture; flesh yellow with trace of red, firm, flavor good; semi-clingstone; skin covered with 70% light-red blush; ripens early 1 to 3 days before Candor, 17 to 20 days before Redhaven. Tree: self-fertile; productive; leaf glands globose; flowers nonshowy; tolerant to bacterial spot (Xanthomonas pruni).

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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