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Click to EnlargeLoring
2012 Musser Fruit Research Farm

Season Harvester Season
Range June 22th - 29th
Additional Years 2010 | 2011 | 2013 | 2014
Sequence 0
Row
Tree
Flesh Yellow
Chill Hours 800
Bloom Date
Ripe Date June 25th

Set
Size
Shape
Pubes
Red
Attribute
Firm
Free
Status
Brix
8
3.46
7.5
4.5
7.5
7.8
2.85
6
1
13

Notes

Tips, suture bulge, pigment in flesh, delicious

Description

Introduced in 1946 from the State Fruit Experiment Station in Mountain Grove, MO. A large, firm, yellow-fleshed freestone with attractive red color over a yellow ground color. Loring has been an important commercial peach variety for many years and is considered one of the best canning and freezing varieties. The trees are vigorous, productive, and resistant to bacterial spot. Leaf glands are globose and flowers are showy. 800 chill hours. From Adams County Nursery.

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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