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2001 Musser Fruit Research Farm

Season O'Henry Season
Range August 4th - 31th
Additional Years 2000 | 2002 | 2003 | 2004 | 2005 | 2006 | 2008
Sequence 117
Row Old
Tree Old
Flesh Yellow
Chill Hours 850
Bloom Date March 6th
Ripe Date August 9th

Set
Size
Shape
Pubes
Red
Attribute
Firm
Free
Status
Brix
7
3
7
7.5
7.5
7.5
16.9
8
1

Notes

Still some GGC.

Description

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.

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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