needed more thinning, RIF, crisp and juicy but lack of flavor due to excess rain
An early ripening peach. Origin: Byron, GA.
USDA-ARS by W.R. Okie. Open-pollinated seedling of Springcrest. Selected in
1984; tested as BY82P5972; introd. in 1998. Fruit: medium large; 6 cm diameter;
90% bright red blush; clingstone; firm; nonmelting flesh; 7 weeks before Elberta.
Tree: vigorous; leaf glands globose; moderately susceptible to bacterial spot;
flowers large, showy self-fertile. Chilling requirement 650 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
Blush: presented as percentage of ground color cover with red or similar
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