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2013 Musser Fruit Research Farm

Season Blake Season
Range July 13th - August 3rd
Additional Years None
Sequence 0
Row
Tree
Flesh Yellow
Chill Hours 650
Bloom Date
Ripe Date July 24th

Set
Size
Shape
Pubes
Red
Attribute
Firm
Free
Status
Brix
3
2.81
6.8
5
7.5
6.8
2.74
8
1
10.9

Notes

Suture bulge, tip, slight pigment in flesh, acidic, good taste. (SSC/TA 22)

Description

A large heirloom peach highy prized for itís juicy, sweet yet mild flesh. It does not store well so it is more suitable for roadside markets. Released in 1959 from USDA at Fresno CA.Freestone peach, chill requirement 650, brown rot and bacterial spot susceptible.

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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