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Fay Elberta
2002 Musser Fruit Research Farm

Season Blake Season
Range July 13th - August 3rd
Additional Years 2000 | 2001 | 2003 | 2004 | 2005 | 2006 | 2008
Sequence 181
Row 8
Tree 23,24
Flesh Yellow
Chill Hours 750
Bloom Date March 24th
Ripe Date July 28th

Set
Size
Shape
Pubes
Red
Attribute
Firm
Free
Status
Brix
8
2.58
7.3
6.5
6.8
6.8
6.4
8
1

Notes

70% ripe, good lookimg, good uniformity, no splits

Description

Orig. before 1915, Mr. Fay, Placer County, CA., Similar to Elberta but less astringent. Used for canning on the west coast. 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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