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Spring Lady
2002 Musser Fruit Research Farm

Season Springcrest Season
Range May 20th - 31th
Additional Years 2000 | 2001 | 2003 | 2004 | 2005 | 2006 | 2008 | 2009 | 2010 | 2011 | 2012
Sequence 14
Row 1
Tree 5,6
Flesh Yellow
Chill Hours 750
Bloom Date March 20th
Ripe Date May 28th

Set
Size
Shape
Pubes
Red
Attribute
Firm
Free
Status
Brix
7
2.6
7
6.5
6.5
7
10.2
3
1

Notes

25% ripe,good color, many splits, taste 6.5

Description

Orig. by G. Merrill, Red Bluff, Calif. Plant patent 4661; 3 Mar. 1981. Unknown parentage. Fruit: medium; very firm; globose; blushed mottled red over yellow skin; flesh yellow, freestone, melting, beige stone, ripening 5 or 6 days after Springcrest. Flowers pink, medium; leaf glands reniform. Tree: large and vigorous.

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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