Orig. at Sandhills Res. Sta.,
Jackson Springs, N.C., by D.J. Werner, F.E. Correll, J.R. Ballington, C.N.
Clayton, and D.F. Ritchie, North Carolina State Univ., Raleigh. Introd.
in 1978. NC 7130 (Halehaven x Redskin) x Candor. Cross made in 1962; selected
in 1967; tested as NCA 2183. Fruit: large; round with slight bulge at suture;
flesh yellow with trace of red, firm, flavor good; semi-clingstone; skin
covered with 70% light-red blush; ripens early 1 to 3 days before Candor,
17 to 20 days before Redhaven. Tree: self-fertile; productive; leaf glands
globose; flowers nonshowy; tolerant to bacterial spot (Xanthomonas pruni).
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