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Fantasia
2002 Musser Fruit Research Farm

Season Blake Season
Range July 13th - August 3rd
Additional Years 2000 | 2001 | 2003 | 2011 | 2012 | 2013
Sequence 150
Row 8
Tree 9,10
Flesh Yellow
Chill Hours 750
Bloom Date March 24th
Ripe Date July 13th

Set
Size
Shape
Pubes
Red
Attribute
Firm
Free
Status
Brix
8
2.3
7
10
6.8
6.5
9.4
8
1

Notes

Nectarine, 40% ripe, some brown rot, underthinned, all splits

Description

Gold King X P10124 (=Red King op). Orig. 1969, USDA, Fresno, CA. Erratic; poor finish and crop some years. Good size. Frequently russeted. Number one nectarine in production in California in the 1980s. Looks fair to good; dark red with good quality and medium sized. Flesh: yellow; Gland: reniform; Bloom: showy; Shape: round; Firmness: very firm; Ripens: 0. Susceptible 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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