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.
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