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Flavorcrest
2002 Musser Fruit Research Farm

Season Harvester Season
Range June 22th - 29th
Additional Years 2000 | 2001 | 2003 | 2004 | 2005 | 2006 | 2008
Sequence 77
Row 3
Tree 32
Flesh Yellow
Chill Hours 750
Bloom Date March 21th
Ripe Date June 22th

Set
Size
Shape
Pubes
Red
Attribute
Firm
Free
Status
Brix
8
2.5
6.5
6
6.8
7
8
7
1

Notes

Uniform red, 80% ripe; taste 6

Description

Orig. in Fresno, Calif., by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture. Introd. in 1974. (110-47 x 109-89) xFV89-14 [(Fireglow x Hiley) x Fireglow] . 110-47 is Kirkman Gem x Dripstone; 109-89 is Kirkman Gem x (J.H. Hale x Rio Oso Gem). Cross made in 1966, selected in 1969 by J.H. Weinberger. Fruit: large, round; skin bright red over a bright yellow ground color; flesh yellow, firm, flavor excellent, texture smooth; ripens with Coronet, 1 to 2 days before June Lady. Compared with Coronet: firmer, better flavor, red exterior does not become dark; larger than June Lady. Tree: moderately vigorous and productive; flower large, self-fertile; leaf glands reniform; medium chilling requirement. Ripens between Springcrest and Redtop.

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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