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2001 Musser Fruit Research Farm

Season Coronet Season
Range June 15th - 21th
Additional Years 2000 | 2002 | 2003
Sequence 118
Row Old
Tree Old
Flesh Yellow
Chill Hours 650
Bloom Date March 5th
Ripe Date June 21th

Set
Size
Shape
Pubes
Red
Attribute
Firm
Free
Status
Brix
3
2.7
7
10
7
7.5
14.8
7
1

Notes

Nectarine, Splits. Sh ovate.

Description

Variety released by F.W. Anderson, Merced, Calif. in 1972. Ripens the 3rd week of June. Sizes nicely with an attractive red/orange color. Ovate shape and will split some years. Plant Patent No. 3165. Highly susceptible to brown rot. Inconsistent cropper.

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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