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Summer Breeze
2002 Musser Fruit Research Farm

Season Blake Season
Range July 13th - August 3rd
Additional Years 2000 | 2001 | 2003
Sequence 155
Row 98
Tree 33,34
Flesh Yellow
Chill Hours
Bloom Date March 27th
Ripe Date July 17th

Set
Size
Shape
Pubes
Red
Attribute
Firm
Free
Status
Brix
4
2.9
6.5
7
6.3
6.3
9.2
8
1

Notes

90% ripe, many buttons, bulged suture, some splits

Description

A midseason yellow fleshed peach. Origin: A chance seedling found in a block of Jerseyqueen at Hollabaugh Bros. Orchards in Biglerville, Pennsylvania. Tested as HB 110. Introd. in 1997. USPPAF. Assigned to Adams County Nursery, Aspers, Pennsylvania. Fruit: Globose, large, a bright red blush covering 75% of the skin surface. Flesh; melting, yellow, firm, freestone, very good quality. Ripening 15 days after Redhaven. Tree: Flowers medium to large, rich pink, showy. Leaf glands reniform 4-6 alternate. Upright spreading tree, vigorous, moderately productive.

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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