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Click to EnlargeGarnet Beauty
2013 Musser Fruit Research Farm

Season Coronet Season
Range June 15th - 21th
Additional Years 2000 | 2001 | 2002 | 2003 | 2004 | 2005 | 2006 | 2008 | 2011 | 2012 | 2014
Sequence 0
Row
Tree
Flesh Yellow
Chill Hours 850
Bloom Date
Ripe Date June 17th

Set
Size
Shape
Pubes
Red
Attribute
Firm
Free
Status
Brix
5
2.38
6.4
3
7.4
4
7.2
4
1
8.9

Notes

Slight tips, uneven halves, split pits, pigment in flesh

Description

Orig. in Ruthven, Ont., Canada, by Garnet Bruner. Introd. in 1958; propagated and distributed by George P. Whaley, Ruthven. Redhaven mutation; discovered in 1951. Canadian Hort. Council registration no. 220. Fruit: medium to large; oval in cross section; flesh yellow, streaked with red, firm, melting, flavor excellent; semi-freestone; ripens 8 to 10 days earlier than parent; hangs on tree until overripe; resembles Redhaven except for earliness and slight elongation of fruit. Tree: vigor above average; heavy crops produced, which size and color well even inside the tree; slightly susceptible to bacterial spot; petals small; resembles Redhaven

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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