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Arctic Queen
2001 Musser Fruit Research Farm

Season Blake Season
Range July 13th - August 3rd
Additional Years 2000 | 2002 | 2003 | 2004 | 2006
Sequence 214
Row 9
Tree 36
Flesh White
Chill Hours 900
Bloom Date March 13th
Ripe Date July 15th

Set
Size
Shape
Pubes
Red
Attribute
Firm
Free
Status
Brix
4
2.3
7.5
10
7
6
16.1
8
1

Notes

WHITE nectarine, sub-acid taste, Much brown rot, small, no photo

Description

Orig. by C.F. Zaiger, L.M. Gardener, G.N. Zaiger, and C.G.Zaiger, Modesto, Calif. Plant patent 8094; 12 Jan.1993. Complex origin. Fruit: large: nearly globose; firm; flesh melting, white, freestone with bleeding of red from pit cavity; orange-red over yellowish-white ground color. Ripens late July at Modesto. Flowers large, showy, pink; leaf glands reinform. Tree: large; vigrous; upright; protective. Sub-acid, very sweet fruit.

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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