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Click to EnlargeCarolina Belle
2013 Cooley Farms

Season Blake Season
Range July 13th - August 3rd
Additional Years 2008 | 2009 | 2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2014
Sequence 0
Row
Tree
Flesh White
Chill Hours 750
Bloom Date
Ripe Date July 24th

Set
Size
Shape
Pubes
Red
Attribute
Firm
Free
Status
Brix
6
2.85
7.3
5
7.4
7.3
4.98
8
1
9.1

Notes

Slight shoulder, suture bulge, pigemnt in flesh, acid. (SSC/TA 11.5)

Description

Orig. at Agr. Expt. Sta., North Carolina. Bred by J.R. Ballington in 1975, selected in 1980, tested as NCT1333, and introduced in 1987 by D.J. Werner, J.R. Ballington, and D.F. Ritchie. Biscoe x Starlite. Fruit: large; round; skin 50% to 70% red over cream-white ground color; flesh white, medium firm, melting, freestone. Ripens 7 to 10 days after Redhaven. Flowers nonshowy; leaf glands reniform. Tree: growth habit similar to Redhaven; moderate resistance to bacterial spot. Chilling requirement 750 h.

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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