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Suzi Q
2002 Musser Fruit Research Farm

Season Springcrest Season
Range May 20th - 31th
Additional Years 2000 | 2001 | 2003 | 2004 | 2005 | 2006 | 2008 | 2009 | 2010 | 2011
Sequence 10
Row 1
Tree 17,18
Flesh Yellow
Chill Hours 650
Bloom Date March 22th
Ripe Date May 26th

Set
Size
Shape
Pubes
Red
Attribute
Firm
Free
Status
Brix
8
2.4
7
6
7
7
9.9
3
1

Notes

color pretty uniform on fruit, mod.-dark red, apx.1/3 with raised suture, 25% ripe, taste 6

Description

Suzi Q (Traci Q) Orig. 1982, Tracy Childers, Monetta, SC. Very similar to Springcrest. Found in 1976 as an off-type tree in June Gold block. Very attractive; heavy red blush with fair to good quality and medium yield. Flesh: yellow; Gland: globose; Bloom: showy; Shape: round; Firmness: medium to high; Ripens: -51.

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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