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Click to EnlargeGarnet Beauty
2001 Musser Fruit Research Farm

Season Goldprince Season
Range June 1st - 14th
Additional Years 2000 | 2002 | 2003 | 2004 | 2005 | 2006 | 2008 | 2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014
Sequence 164
Row 98
Tree 76
Flesh Yellow
Chill Hours 850
Bloom Date March 12th
Ripe Date June 8th

Set
Size
Shape
Pubes
Red
Attribute
Firm
Free
Status
Brix
7
2.6
6
5
5.5
6
9.5
3

Notes

Guard 2 d b/f Lovl. Old sh, now out of fashion: sut, tip, yellow, fuzz. GGC/Soft. Mild taste.

Description

Orig. in Ruthven, Ont., Canada, by Garnet Bruner. Introd. in 1958; propagated and distributed by George P. Whaley, Ruthven. Redhaven mutation; discovered in 1951. Canadian Hort. Council registration no. 220. Fruit: medium to large; oval in cross section; flesh yellow, streaked with red, firm, melting, flavor excellent; semi-freestone; ripens 8 to 10 days earlier than parent; hangs on tree until overripe; resembles Redhaven except for earliness and slight elongation of fruit. Tree: vigor above average; heavy crops produced, which size and color well even inside the tree; slightly susceptible to bacterial spot; petals small; resembles Redhaven

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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