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Click to EnlargeStark Saturn
2001 Musser Fruit Research Farm

Season Coronet Season
Range June 15th - 21th
Additional Years 2000 | 2002 | 2003 | 2004 | 2005 | 2006 | 2008 | 2009 | 2010 | 2011 | 2011 | 2012
Sequence 45
Row 1
Tree 25
Flesh White
Chill Hours 700
Bloom Date March 9th
Ripe Date June 19th

Set
Size
Shape
Pubes
Red
Attribute
Firm
Free
Status
Brix
7
2.6
7
7.5
6.5
6.5
12.4
6
1

Notes

WHITE flsh. Attract, flattened peach. Tasty.

Description

The first commercial flat or peento peach. Origin: New Brunswick, N.J. by L.Fredric Hough and C.H. Bailey, NJAES at Rutgers University. NJ602903(=Golden Globe x R1T6) x Pallas. Tested as NJF2. Introd. in 1980 by J.L. Frecon for Stark Bros Nurseries. USPP 5123. Fruit: Flat or peento type, medium size, covered with an attractive pinkish red color over 50-60% of the surface. Flesh melting, soft to moderately firm, white, freestone with small globose like seed, juicy, medium acid, excellent, aromatic flavor. Ripens with Redhaven peach. Tree: Flower; large, pink, showy. Leaf glands reniform. Spreading, vigorous, very productive tree. Chilling requirement 700 h. Tolerant 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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