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2003 Musser Fruit Research Farm

Season Blake Season
Range July 13th - August 3rd
Additional Years 2000 | 2001 | 2002 | 2004 | 2005 | 2006 | 2008 | 2009 | 2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014
Sequence 158
Row 98
Tree 84-86
Flesh White
Chill Hours 850
Bloom Date March 19th
Ripe Date July 21th

Set
Size
Shape
Pubes
Red
Attribute
Firm
Free
Status
Brix
7
3.05
6
4
6.5
6
5.7
7.9
1

Notes

WHITE, 35% ripe, minimal brown rot, deep stem pit, dull RGC, wider than tall, asymmetric prominent suture

Description

Orig. in New Brunswick, N.J., by M.A. Blake, New Jersey Agr. Expt. Sta. Introd. in 1940. J.H. Hale x Delicious; cross made in 1925; tested as N.J. 98. Fruit: large; round, uniform; skin bright red on white ground, attractive, pubescence medium; flesh creamy white, red at pit, melting, moderately firm, fine texture, good quality, freestone; ripens 2 weeks before Elberta. Tree: vigorous, globular, very productive; flower large, showy, petals pink, self-fruitful, blooms with Elberta; leaf glands reniform; chilling requirement 850 h.

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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