Orig. at Byron, Ga., by W.R.
Okie, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture S.E Fruit & Tree Nut Res. Lab. [(Sunhigh
x Southland) x Redcap] x Junegold; cross made in 1963 by V.E. Prince; selected
in 1966; tested as FV4-3751 and BY4-3751. Fruit: large; skin attractive
red on yellow ground color, pubescence light; flesh melting, freestone.
Ripens 5 to 7 days before Redhaven; released to replace Coronet. Flowers
showy self-fertile; leaf glands absent; leaf margin serrate. Moderately
resistant to bacterial spot. Chilling requirement about 650 h.
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
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