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Click to EnlargeBig Red
2011 Cooley Farms

Season Autumnprince season
Range September 1st - 15th
Additional Years 2008 | 2009 | 2010 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014
Sequence 0
Row
Tree
Flesh Yellow
Chill Hours 750
Bloom Date
Ripe Date September 2nd

Set
Size
Shape
Pubes
Red
Attribute
Firm
Free
Status
Brix
8
2.97
7.5
4.3
7.5
7.8
4.5
8
1
14.7

Notes

Some scale, suture bulge, red around pit, excellent taste

Description

Origin is unclear but likely from USDA Fresno, CA breeding program. Tested as numbered selection at Sandhills Res. Stn. in NC. Never formally released but propagated in the trade under name Big Red and also CVN 3.

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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