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John Boy
2002 Musser Fruit Research Farm

Season Harvester Season
Range June 22th - 29th
Additional Years 2000 | 2001 | 2003 | 2004 | 2005 | 2006 | 2008 | 2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2014
Sequence 99
Row 5
Tree 31,32
Flesh Yellow
Chill Hours 800
Bloom Date March 27th
Ripe Date June 28th

Set
Size
Shape
Pubes
Red
Attribute
Firm
Free
Status
Brix
7
2.82
7
7
6
7
8.6
7
1

Notes

40% ripe, taste 7, large, some splits

Description

Orig. in Richwood, N.J., by Edward Clendining. Introd. in 1981. Plant patent 6827, 6 June 1989; assigned to Adams Co. Nursery. Loring mutation. Resembles Loring, but ripens 10 days earlier with much more red skin color. Fruit: large; firm; semi-freestone. Tree: vigorous; productive; resistant to bacterial leaf spot. (Not sure on chilling - based on Loring)

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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