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2001 Musser Fruit Research Farm

Season Coronet Season
Range June 15th - 21th
Additional Years 2000 | 2002 | 2003 | 2004 | 2005 | 2006 | 2008 | 2009 | 2010 | 2011
Sequence 5
Row 1
Tree 7
Flesh Yellow
Chill Hours 700
Bloom Date March 9th
Ripe Date June 19th

Set
Size
Shape
Pubes
Red
Attribute
Firm
Free
Status
Brix
6
2.6
7
6
6.5
7
12.1
5
1

Notes

Mild flavor. Sh oblate.

Description

Loring self. Orig. 1976, State Fruit Experiment Station, Mountain Grove, MO. Bud tender and sets few flower buds. Very firm, attractive fruit. Rarely needs thinning. Erratic cropping limits its commercial use. Very attractive; beautiful ground color with very good quality and low to medium; large size yield. Flesh: yellow; Gland: globose; Bloom: showy ; Shape: round; Firmness: high; Ripens: -24.

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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