Orig. in New Brunswick, N.J., by M.A. Blake,
New Jersey Agr. Expt. Sta. Introd. in 1947. J.H. Hale x Delicious; tested
as N.J. 118. Fruit: medium to large; round-ovate; skin yellow-green, mottled
dull red over most of surface, pubescence light; flesh white, red at pit,
firm, melting, quality good; pit small, free; ripens 3 weeks before Elberta.
Tree: vigorous; hardier than Elberta; productivity medium; flower nonshowy,
self-fruitful; leaf glands reniform; chilling requirement of 750 h.
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