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2003 Watsonia Farms

Season Coronet Season
Range June 15th - 21th
Additional Years 2002 | 2004 | 2005 | 2006
Sequence 0
Row
Tree
Flesh Yellow
Chill Hours 750
Bloom Date
Ripe Date June 17th

Set
Size
Shape
Pubes
Red
Attribute
Firm
Free
Status
Brix
8
2.8
7.5
7.5
7.5
7.5
10.6
cling
1

Notes

heavy crop, lg.size, nice color, some splits, some scab, sut. bulge, some pigment in flesh, nice sugar/acid balance, pretty

Description

Orig. at Louisiana Agr. Expt. Sta., Calhoun. Selected by J.C. Taylor in 1977, tested as L72-3-8, and jointly released by C.E. Johnson with the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture Southeastern Fruit and Tree Nut Res. Lab., Byron, Ga. Harvester o.p. Fruit: large; round; 70% bright red over yellow ground color; short pubescence; flesh yellow, melting, freestone. Ripens 34 days before Elberta. Flowers small, nonshowy; leaf glands reniform. Moderate resistance to bacterial spot. Trees: vigorous and productive. 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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