Orig. at Del Ray, Calif., by Tom Chamberlain,
H.P. Metzler & Sons. Introd. in 1983. Plant patent 5103; 13 Sept. 1983;
owned by Metropolitan Insurance Co.; licensed exclusively to Agri Sun Nursery.
O'Henry o.p. Fruit: large, up to 100 mm; round; skin dark red on yellow ground;
flesh yellow, freestone. Ripens 60 days after Redhaven in Selma, Calif. Tree:
very vigorous; upright. Not a reliable cropper. Drops and rots before ripening some years. Highly susceptible to bacterial spot.
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