Orig. in Calhoun, La., by P.L.
Hawthorne and J.C. Taylor, Louisiana Agr. Expt. Sta., Louisiana State Univ.
Introd. in 1 973. Redglobe x Dixired. Cross made in 1959; selected in 1962;
tested as L-59-12-1. Fruit: medium to large, round oval; skin yellow, overcolor
80% to 90% red, attractive, pubescence medium to long and heavy; flesh bright
yellow with slight red throughout, firm, good texture and quality; equal
halves; very few split pits; ripens 45 days before Elberta or Dixired. Tree:
strong, medium vigor, productive; flower nonshowy. medium rose color; leaf
glands reniform; good resistance to bacteriosis (Xanthomonas pruni);medium
resistance to brown rot (Monilinia fructicola) ; chilling requirement 950
to 1000 h .
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
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