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2003 Musser Fruit Research Farm

Season Blake Season
Range July 13th - August 3rd
Additional Years 2000 | 2001 | 2002 | 2004 | 2005 | 2010 | 2012 | 2013
Sequence 155
Row 6
Tree 23,24
Flesh Yellow
Chill Hours
Bloom Date March 19th
Ripe Date July 16th

Set
Size
Shape
Pubes
Red
Attribute
Firm
Free
Status
Brix
6
3
5.8
6.5
6
5.8
6.5
7.5
1

Notes

50% ripe, minimal brown rot, prominent suture, dull speckled rgc, heart shaped

Description

A red sport of Sunhigh, this variety produces large, high quality fruit very similar to the original Sunhigh. Beekman has consistently shown improved fruit color and is recommended as a substitute for Sunhigh. From Adams County Nursery.

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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