YFN 13/02


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icon-nectarine YFN 13/02

A new late yellow fleshed nectarine.  Very fine fleshed and looks to have excellent quality.

  Origin: McGrath Nurseries Ltd, Waikato, New Zealand
  Parentage: Unknown, OP
  Synonym/Breeder Ref#:  N/A
  Protection & Royalties:

TA Test Agreement Required.  Test fee payable - $2.50

(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.)

  Exclusivity: icon-green Available only from and exclusively licensed to McGrath Nurseries Ltd in New Zealand

Fruit

External

  Maturity: Very fine density and high sugars are making this difficult to determine.  Initial tests suggest Mid Feb but could be much later
  Fruit Size: Medium/Small
  Fruit Shape:

Nectarine - Rounded

  Skin Colour: Bright shiny attractive deep red

Internal

  Flesh Colour: Orange/yellow with some red around the stone 
  Flesh Texture:

Excellent, very fine

  Flavour:

Excellent and low Acid 

  Stone:

Free stone, small and pointed

Tree

  Cropping: Precocious
  Blossom: Pink; showy 
  Pollination: Self fertile
  Vigour: Very vigorous
  Tree Habit/Form: Upright tree with weeping habit, unusual

Notes

 

Tree health appears to be high, tree appears very hardy and resistant to bacteria, diseases & fungi.  Fruit quality seems exceptional.  A promising selection.

 

Shapes of Nectarine 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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