RFP 03/03


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Maturity based on Hastings

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icon-peach RFP 03/03

Description

This looks to be a good quality, low chill, later maturing Blackboy type peach.  New and promising.
  Origin: Chance seedling found by Andy McGrath in 2012
  Parentage: Unknown
  Synonym/Breeder Ref#: None

 

Protection & Royalties:

TA Test Agreement Required.  Test fee payable

(Note: This is not an offer for sale of trees, only the right to test the selection. Trees may remain the property of the breeder/owner.)

 
 
 
 
 
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Fruit

External

  Maturity: February 27 to March 6 based on Commercial Harvesting dates in Hastings
  Fruit Size: Medium
  Fruit Shape:

Peach - Rounded

  Skin Colour: Dark red, highly pubescent

Internal

  Flesh Colour: Dark red with some white streaking
  Flesh Texture:

Melting 

  Flavour:

Sweet, Acid and similar to Black Boy with good aroma

  Stone:

Freestone

Tree

  Cropping: Very heavy and regularl, even in Auckland climate zone
  Blossom: Pink
  Pollination: Self fertile
  Vigour: Medium
  Tree Habit/Form: Upright spreading

Notes

 

This is a hardy tree showing little or no leaf curl and no bacterial disease, blossom or brown rot on unsprayed trees.

The fruit is medium sized, crop heavy and regular.

Extends Black Boy season.

Fruit quality good to very good.  Tree is low chill.  Promising new c.v.

 

Shapes of Peach Key

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Oblong
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Ovate
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Rounded
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Slightly
Flat
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Asymmetric
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Symmetric
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Platycarpic
 
 
 

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