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2013 Musser Fruit Research Farm

Season Coronet Season
Range June 15th - 21th
Additional Years 2011 | 2012 | 2014
Sequence 0
Row
Tree
Flesh Yellow
Chill Hours 850-900
Bloom Date
Ripe Date June 17th

Set
Size
Shape
Pubes
Red
Attribute
Firm
Free
Status
Brix
3
2.93
6.8
3
7.6
5.4
1.83
4
1
9.5

Notes

Uneven halves, split pit, little pigment in flesh

Description

Released from the USDA-ARS breeding program in Kearneysville, WV in 1980. Sentry resulted from a cross between Loring and Sentinel. It has excellent resistance to bacterial spot. In Georgia, it sets a low number of flower buds but has excellent size. Yellow flesh clingstone. Nonshowy flowers.

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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