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2005 Musser Fruit Research Farm

Season Redglobe Season
Range June 30th - July 12th
Additional Years 2000 | 2001 | 2002 | 2003 | 2004 | 2006 | 2008 | 2009 | 2010 | 2011 | 2014
Sequence 0
Row
Tree
Flesh Yellow
Chill Hours 850
Bloom Date
Ripe Date July 4th

Set
Size
Shape
Pubes
Red
Attribute
Firm
Free
Status
Brix
8
2.57
7.3
10
7.8
7.5
11.9
6
1
9.7

Notes

nectarine, lots of brown rot, maybe early evaluation, Japanese beetle damage, needed more thinning, tasty

Description

An attractive, firm fleshed early season nectarine adapted to the Southeastern United States. Origin: Byron, Georgia, USDA-ARS, by W. R. Okie. F2 seedling of Flamekist x P12-42. Selected in 1980. Tested as BY78N38. Introd. in 1997. Fruit: Globose-oblong, large, 80-90% attractive red blush with a yellow ground color. Flesh; melting, yellow with some red at pit cavity, freestone, firm, good texture, good flavor. Ripens one week before Red Haven. More tolerant of cracking and rot than Summer Beaut. Tree: Flowers large, showy, pink, self fertile. Leaf glands reniform. Upright spreading, vigorous and productive. Moderately tolerant of bacterial spot. 850 hours chilling.

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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