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2001 Musser Fruit Research Farm

Season Harvester Season
Range June 22th - 29th
Additional Years 2000 | 2002 | 2003 | 2004 | 2005 | 2006 | 2008 | 2009 | 2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2014
Sequence 210
Row 8
Tree 16
Flesh Yellow
Chill Hours 850
Bloom Date March 7th
Ripe Date June 24th

Set
Size
Shape
Pubes
Red
Attribute
Firm
Free
Status
Brix
8
2.75
7.5
6.5
7
7.5
13.4
8
1

Notes

Sm due to poor thin. Taste marginal, red in flesh. Outwardly attractive

Description

A very firm, midseason peach. Origin: Byron, GA. USDA-ARS, by W.R. Okie. Open pollinated seedling of BY81P2840 (= O.P. seedling of O’Henry). Selected in 1986; tested as BY84P3350; introd. in 1997. Fruit: Large; 8 cm in diameter; yellow flesh; freestone, round; with 90% red blush; firm; ripens between Harvester and Redglobe. Tree: Vigorous and productive; moderately susceptible to bacterial spot; flower large, showy, pink and self-fertile; reniform leaf glands. Chilling requirement 850 hours.

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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