Orig. at Del Ray, Calif., by Tom Chamberlain,
H.P. Metzler & Sons. Introd. in 1987. Plant patent 6008; 8 Sept. 1987;
assigned to Metropolitan Insurance Co.; licensed exclusively to Agri Sun Nursery.
Parentage unknown. Fruit: large, up to 100 mm; round; skin medium red on yellow
ground; flesh yellow, freestone. Ripens 90 days after Redhaven in Selma, Calif.
Tree: very vigorous; very productive; upright. Very large suture bulge. Highly susceptible to bacterial spot. Ripens unevenly at Byron, GA.
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