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2013 Musser Fruit Research Farm

Season Blake Season
Range July 13th - August 3rd
Additional Years 2014
Sequence 0
Row
Tree
Flesh Yellow
Chill Hours
Bloom Date
Ripe Date July 24th

Set
Size
Shape
Pubes
Red
Attribute
Firm
Free
Status
Brix
2
2.81
6.8
5
7.6
7.5
3.23
8
1
12.3

Notes

Suture not closed, uneven halves, tips, slight pigment in flesh. firm, melting, good taste. (SSC/TA 20)

Description

Yellow-fleshed, freestone peach from Michigan State University, by A. Iezzoni and W. Shane. Tested as MSU26,introduced in 2003. USPP 18,139; 23 Oct. 2007. Fruit, uniform, globose to slightly oblong, large, 60% to 80% medium dark solid/slightly striped blush on yellow background. Melting, freestone, very good firmness for shipping market. Ripens with Loring, 18 d after Redhaven. Tree medium spreading, productive, fruit harvested with few pickings.

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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