BRADFORD FARMS 2009 SELECTIONS FOR KINGSBURG ORCHARDS - CUMULATIVE LIST
Wednesday, May 13, 2009 -79
Samples from Le Grand: Would be a week earlier in Kingsburg more at Kettleman
This week: all samples are from very young trees.
NECTARINES & PEACHES KC = at Kettleman
0P448 YNC VLC -84 Low chill, flat shape, outstanding color with a few freckles, past ripe now by 5 days, ok firmness last week - starting to go soft today, medium flavor, 10-11 brix, a few 64's, mostly 70's to 88's on young tree but ok size compared with May Princess here. KC
29C573 YNC -84 Nice red color with a few freckles, nice shape, EXCELLENT FLAVOR with 13-15 brix, ok size for small tree - 88's.  
May Princess 12G873 YPC NM LC -80 Low chill, non-melting, very firm, good size in Kingsburg - 56's peak followed by 64's and then 48's commercially, started May 6th in Kingsburg, 70's max size in Le Grand on young trees, flavor weak this season, good color. NO SOFT TIPS KC
28C6 YNC LC -80 Low chill nectarine, flat nose in shape, better in size than May Fire with 70's in Le Grand, a little tart in flavor, firm. On test at FAMILY TREE. KC
31C149 WPC LC -80 A low acid white peach with good firmness and color, size need to be tested.  
31C26 WNC LC -78 A white flesh nectarine with ok flavor, nice color, good shape, and size to be determined.  
         
BRADFORD FARMS 2009 SELECTIONS FOR KINGSBURG ORCHARDS
Monday, May 18, 2009 -76
Samples from Le Grand: Would be a week earlier in Kingsburg more at Kettleman
NECTARINES & PEACHES All of these would finish before Zee Fire Starts
28C6 YNC LC -80 Low chill nectarine, flat nose in shape, better in size than May Fire with 70's in Le Grand, a little tart in flavor, firm. On test at FAMILY TREE and Kettleman.  
31C26 WNC LC -78 A white flesh nectarine with ok flavor, nice color, good shape, and size to be determined. 2ND LOOK
31C906 WPC Acid -80 LARGE peach, round, firm enough, acid balanced flavor, 13 brix, good crop - NOT PEARL FLAVOR.  
BRADFORD FARMS 2009 SELECTIONS FOR KINGSBURG ORCHARDS
Thursday, May 28th, -67
Samples from Le Grand: Would be a week earlier in Kingsburg more at Kettleman
2009 in Le Gand: Early blooming crops were hurt severely by frost on March 9-10
NECTARINES & PEACHES
28C576 WN -69 White nectarine with medium size, firm, excellent sweet flavor, 17-19 brix, good color with some freckling.  
28C577 YNSA -69 SUB-ACID nectarine with very large size, 60's in test block, firm, medium orange color with some freckling, round shape with a flattened nose, excellent flavor with 17-18 brix.  
APRICOT
19C133   -70 Self-sterile, very large size, strong flavor, clean, firm, not much red blush but beautiful strong orange skin and flesh. KETTLEMAN last week - the two trees east of 19P422.  
PLUMS
Red Noble Possible test in early areas -68 Red plum with yellow flesh, FANTASTIC FLAVOR, medium size, pretty firm, 17-21 brix, shouts Santa Rosa but crisp & juicy. Does not have pollen, so bees are not attracted - each tree would have to be spiked for cropping. Typical of Red Beaut characteristics for setting, but way better flavor and about 5 days earlier. Only has 14 days cold storage life due to internal browning.  
Almost ready
37P568 R-P-B/R -60 Picked in Exeter and Kettleman this week.  
BRADFORD FARMS 2009 SELECTIONS FOR KINGSBURG ORCHARDS
DATE: June 2, 2009 -61 Reference: 2 days after Rose Bright
Samples from Le Grand: Would be a week earlier in Kingsburg more at Kettleman
2009 in Le Gand: Early blooming crops were hurt severely by frost on March 9-10
29C577 YNSA -69 Sub-acid yellow flesh nectarine with very good size in the breeding grounds, 60's, firm, excellent shape, nice orange-red color with some sugar freckling, great flavor with 17 brix. Still very nice. Last Week
29C937 YP -67 New peach with excellent color, 56's & 64's on a baby tree, good flavor with 11 brix, flat shape, still pretty firm - 5 to 7 days before Princess Time - RED FLESH?  
         
31C18 WN -66 White nectarine on baby tree, 16-26 brix, firm, size? FANTASTIC FLAVOR!  
53P410 Kay Diamond Walt Jones YN MLC -65 Very large nectarine with outstanding qualities - dark red color, good flavor, very firm, perfect shape, good crop, medium low chill (450 hours) - perhaps our best nectarine ever? One problem: eglandular leaves are susceptible to powdery mildew.  
29C512 YNSA LC -65 Yellow flesh sub-acid nectarine with giant size (56's), very smooth and clean red color, excellent flavor with 18-21 brix.  
28C95 WN -64 White flesh nectarine that is firm, good size with 56's and 64's, some freckles, 20 brix, nice shape - with Rose Bright.  
31C740 WN -64 GIANT, but not very firm, good flavor with 16 brix and average color - here only for size.  
31C29 WN -62 White flesh nectarine with nice size on a baby tree, very firm, medium flavor, 15 brix - eglandular.  
2P790 WN -62 Remember the size from last year! Very large white nectarine with excellent shape, firmness, and a good balanced flavor with 15-19 brix, good color with some freckles.  
8P1239 WN -60 Large size with 64's, clean, smooth shiny red color, pretty nice last year, just ok flavor this year - 12-14 brix.  
         
31C531 no sample YPC -62 One fruit on a baby tree, very firm, large 56, RED FLESH, good flavor with 14 brix. Test for sure
BRADFORD FARMS 2009 SELECTIONS FOR KINGSBURG ORCHARDS
LOCATION: BRADFORD FARMS BREEDING GROUNDS, LE GRAND, CA
DATE: June 10, 2009 -53 Reference: 1 day before Diamond Bright
Sub-acid Nectarines
62P607 YNSA MLC -60 Sub-acid yellow nectarine with good size (56's), great firmness, full red color, nice crop, good shape, and outstanding FLAVOR - 20+ brix. EX 2008
8P1239 WN -58 Large size with 56's, 48's, & 64's, very clean, firm, smooth shiny red color, good flavor with variable brix from 15-19. Perhaps a Candy Pearl prelude?? LARGER THIS WEEK.  
June Sweet YNSA -57 Reference: Yellow sub-acid nect with nice size 56's, great shape, 14 brix. No Sample
30C558 WN -57 Reference: Pearlicious - White nectarine with outstanding flavor, size, firmness and cropping, but very rough cosmetically, not so bad commercially for KO and FT. No Sample
28C485 WNC -56 Reference nectarine on test with KO - cleaner than 558.  
Sub-acid Peaches
31C5 WP NM? -60 White peach with nice color, very good 16-20 brix balance type flavor, large size on baby tree 56's, very firm - tippy.  
31C4 WP -60 White peach with nice color, very good 16 brix balance type flavor, large size on baby tree 56's, very firm. non-browning  
7G1048 WPC -57 White flesh peach with great firmness, excellent color, round shape with a few small tips, large size (48's & a few 42's), and a terrific 17 brix - between Ivory Duchess and Ivory Princess.  
Classic Peaches
8G833 YPC VLC -60 A very low chill yellow peach with nice size, indented apex, firm, excellent flavor, 16 brix!, and full color. A sequel to Spring Princess for Kettleman? Kettleman?
8P666 YPC -54 Yellow peach with from previous years with giant size, indented apex shape, full pink to red color, good firmness and nice size with heavy crop - RED FLESH?  
Plums & Interspecifics
37P568 P/R -60 Black Nectar - large crop, good size, round & flat, 14 brix.  
59M1090 R/R -58 New plum with good size on baby tree, 20 brix, a little tart. NEW
26C218 G&R/R -54 Honey Red Dino - just ready, heavy crop on 45M and good flavor.  
Donuts
0P1015 DNWP -54 Balanced flavor with good size. KO
0P1057 DNWP -56 Very FIRM, only 13 brix, excellent color, nice apex, non-brown. KO
20P1030 DNYPSA -60 Good size, excellent color, mostly good apexes, 12-17 brix. KO
Apricots
45P1020 self-fertile -61 Large size, firm, very productive, clean, 16brix, some cracks on peach - not on apricot - POLLINATOR for Black Velvet.  
17C167   -61 Large size, firm, very nice cosmetically, nice flavor - 20 brix.  
18C388 self-fertile -55 Medium to large size, very strong orange color with red blush, very nice 18-20 brix, firm. Kettleman
BRADFORD FARMS 2009 KO SHOWING
LOCATION: BRADFORD FARMS BREEDING GROUNDS, LE GRAND, CA
DATE: June 17, 2009 -46
Plums All Sitting in Water
24C50 & Other Commercial R/R -54 Past, large, good flavor, 18 Brix, good color, good size, firm. 26C218 2 of each
11P53 R/Y -52 Past, excellent flavor, 22 Brix, heavy crop, good color, good size, firm. NEW
10P60 R/R -51 Past, excellent flavor, 20 Brix, good color and crop, heart shape with tough skin, firm. NEW
28P610 B/R -49 Good flavor, 18 Brix, good crop and color, on a young tree, firm. NEW
44M948 dP-B/Y -49 Good flavor, 18 Brix, ok size, heart shape, only 6 fruits on young tree, firm. NEW
23C196 P/Y -48 Good flavor, 21 Brix, good crop on medium tree, ok size, flat shape, good color, firm. NEW
43M852 RG/R -47 Watermelon Jolly Rancher, Large, IS flavor, 12 Brix, good crop, firm. NEW
43M1236 dP-B/R -47 Large, good flavor, 18 Brix, good color, ok crop, firm. NEW
Sub-acid Nectarines
31C29 WN -54 White flesh nectarine with nice size on a baby tree, very firm, nice flavor, own root - eglandular. 38M 2ND LOOK
38M398 WN -53 Excellent size on baby tree, very nice flavor, 20 brix, crisp and firm.  
38M705 YNSA -53 Firm, semi-freestone, excellent flavor, 23-25 brix.  
Diamond Pearl WN -52 Reference - no sample.  
31C171 YNSA -50 Large, firm, excellent flavor with 18 brix and higher - 56's.  
Sub-acid Peaches
31C5 WP NM -60 NON-MELTING: White peach with nice color, very good 16 brix balance type flavor, large size on baby tree 56's, very firm - some points. 2ND LOOK
8P724 YPCSA -54 Large, firm, good flavor, 16 brix, excellent color, weak or virused tree.  
29C635 WP NM? -52 Very large, 42's & 48's, firm, sweet, 18 brix Friday - watered down as it passed, very nice round shape, excellent color - with Ivory Princess or just before Ivory Queen.  
Ivory Queen WPC -46 Reference: No sample box  
Classic Peaches
8G1205 YPC NM -54 NON-MELTING: Yellow peach with giant size, perfect round shape, dark red color, extreme firmness, and good crop. Flavor is a a little strong - 12 brix. 2nd Look
8P666 YPC -52 Very large, ok firmness, good flavor, sunken apex suture, pink to red color - not bleeding much this year.  
38M306 YP NM -52 NON-MELTING: Excellent color, firmness, flavor, 15brix, shape - very nice size on baby tree with big crop - 56's & 48's - perfect round and flattened shape. NEW
Donuts
LAST 2 WEEKS DNWP -60 -54 These would have harvested at Kingsburg 2 weeks ago. Much better than what's in the stores.  
0P1165 DNYNSA -52 Nice size, good apex, firm, ok color, 15 brix.  
3P1013 DNWN -54 Small, but outstanding flavor and firmness - too rough.  
BRADFORD FARMS 2009 KO SHOWING
LOCATION: BRADFORD FARMS BREEDING GROUNDS, LE GRAND, CA
DATE: June 24, 2009 -39
freshcut: 29C12
White Nectarines SIZE
37P45 WNF -45 Freestone, hard ripe & firm, dark red, 17-18 brix, ex flavor.    
48P470 WNF -40 Medium size, heavy crop, firm, some freckles, dark red, fantastic flavor - 18-27 brix. freshcut  
13G114 WNC -40 Firm, good size 56's, balance flavor, 17-19 brix, some freckles. freshcut  
29C694 WNF -40 Ex balanced flavor, 16 brix, 60's medium size.    
31C758 WNC -38 GIANT, 48's, big crop, 16 brix, balance flavor.    
Sub-acid Yellow Nectarines
30C732 YNCSA -45 Good size, 56's, flat nose, round shape, 20 brix, firm.    
36P1083 YNCSA -38 Very firm, sweet, 19 brix, good color, nice size 56's, some freckles - planted by Family Tree - 1 week before Sugarine.    
Sub-acid Yellow Peaches
13G934 YPCSA -42 Weak flavor, 13 brix, giant size, great color.    
Donuts
2P135 DNWN -40 19 brix, firm, excellent balanced flavor, apex just ok this year, 72's here. 24's at JD's  
12P93 DNWN -38 Very firm, excellent balanced flavor, 85% good apex, 17 brix.    
5P1180 DNWN -38 Very nice donut nectarine with great flavor, good apex, firm, sweet, 15 brix.    
Plums/Interspecifics
11P53 R/Y&R -52 Still firm, excellent flavor, 22 Brix, heavy crop, good color, good size. 2nd Look  
26C167 RG/R -45 Good size, 2.5", heavy crop, dark red flesh, juicy, firm, tart flavor, 18 Brix. comm  
24C50 B/R -44 Good flavor, 18 Brix, Large size, 2.5" +, firm, good crop. comm  
39P489 B/R -44 Good flavor, 23 Brix, Firm, Heavy crop, good size, 2.5", good color. star crack?  
22C672 RG/R -43 18 brix, heavy crop, large, 2.5", firm, a few drops. Fruity flavor.    
28P597 R/dR -42 Ok flavor, 19 Brix, medium crop, good size on small tree, 2.25", egg shape, firm.    
7B246 P/Y&R -42 Very Large on baby tree, 2.5", medium crop, ok flavor, 20-21 Brix, firm    
43M1167 B/R -40 Large, 2.75", Round flat shape, ok mild flavor, 17 Brix, sitting in water, freestone, firm.    
21C83 RG/R -40 Excellent flavor, 21 Brix, good size, 2.25", ok crop, good crop, firm. comm  
37P652 P/R -37 Good flavor, 20-23 Brix, Good crop with good size, 2.5", firm - small checks.    
21C61 R/R -37 Great flavor, 19 Brix, ok crop with ok size, 2.25", firm.    
27C714 B/dR -36 Heavy crop, Large size, 2.5", ok flavor 18 Brix, firm.    
23C226 P/GY -35 Large on a small tree, 2.5", ok flavor, 18-21 Brix, light crop, firm. Banana Rosa yrosa replacement?  
26C324 R/R -35 Ok flavor now, little tart, 18 Brix, heavy crop, Large size, 2.5", firm. comm  
11P272 dR/dR -35 Good flavor, 20 Brix, heavy crop with good size, 2.25", firm.    
BRADFORD FARMS 2009 KINGSBURG ORCHARDS SHOWING
LOCATION: BRADFORD FARMS BREEDING GROUNDS, LE GRAND, CA
DATE: July 1, 2009 -27 NOTE: TOOK AWAY 5 DAYS
White Nectarines
31C758 WNC -33 GIANT, 48's & 42's, big crop, 16 brix, balance flavor.      
Sub-acid Yellow Peaches
21P68 YPCSA -31 Large size, 48's & 42's, full dark red color, nice 15-18 brix.      
Plums & Interspecifics
43M1167 B/R -40 Large, 2.75", Round flat shape, ok mild flavor, 17 Brix, sitting in water, freestone, firm - great cosmetics, blah flavor. 2nd Look    
37P588 P/R -40 Heavy crop, large size, 2.5"+, ok flavor, 18 Brix, firm. 2nd Look    
24C93 P-B/R -38 Ok crop with medium size, 2.25", little tart, 17 Brix, firm - nice. JOHN D    
43M404 R/R -37 Excellent flavor with 21 Brix, good size for small tree, 2.25", ok crop firm.      
27C714 B/dR -36 Heavy crop, large size, 2.5", very good flavor 18 Brix, firm. 2nd Look    
44M1055 R/R -36 Excellent flavor with 23 Brix, an early rootbeer, good crop with medium size, 2.25".      
20C578 GR/R -36 Ok crop with large size, firm, good flavor, 22 Brix, few drops- nice.      
23C226 P/GY -35 Large on a small tree, 2.5", ok flavor, 18-21 Brix, light crop, firm. 2nd Look    
26C324 R/R -35 Excellent flavor, 18 Brix, heavy crop, Large size, 2.5", firm. 2nd Look    
40P393 yG/yG -35 Large size, 2.50", ok flavor with 20 Brix, good crop, has some sponge.      
11M42 dR/RY -34 Firm, Past, ok crop and size on a small tree, 2", I.S. flavor, 28 Brix - sweet & sour. Baby Tree    
60M550 GR/Y -32 Tiger stripe? Ok flavor with 19 Brix, light crop, medium size, 2.25", firm?      
60M938 R/Y -32 Excellent Flavor, 23 Brix, few checks, heavy crop, firm, long stems, cherry plum? shoulders? Ok size, 2.25".      
23C73 B/Y -32 Heavy crop with good size, 2.50", ok flavor, 18 Brix, soft flesh. Yummyrosa replacement?    
22C579 GYR/R -28 Excellent flavor, 20 Brix, light crop, some sponge, good size, 2.75".      
22C534 B/R -28 Compare to commercial picking - nice in Le Grand - 20+ brix, firm, no heat damage, still pretty tart.      
Donuts
5P1180 DNWN -38 Very nice donut nectarine with great flavor, good apex, firm, sweet, 18 brix. 2nd Look    
12P93 DNWN -38 Very firm, excellent balanced flavor, 85% good apex, 17-22 brix. 2nd Look    
14P101 DNYNSA -32 Good crop, medium size, 60's, 19 brix, ok apex.      
16P1205 DNYNSA -31 Medium size, 60's, 18 brix, balanced flavor, some apex slits.      
47P104 DNWN -24 Very nice apex, excellent cosmetics, 16 brix, 64's.      
BRADFORD FARMS 2009 KINGSBURG ORCHARDS SHOWING
LOCATION: BRADFORD FARMS BREEDING GROUNDS, LE GRAND, CA
DATE: July 8, 2009 -20 Reference: Middle of Candy Pearl - Start Elegant Lady
White Nectarines
31C758*** WNC -30 GIANT, 48's, big crop, 16-18 brix, balance flavor - still firm! 3rd look nice flavor  
62P642 WNC -26 Large, firm, nice color, 20 brix.      
29C13 WNC -20 Excellent flavor, firm, good size 48's, 20+ brix, nice color. Fresh Cut Ex. flav.  
Sub-acid Yellow Nectarines
53P450 YNCSA -28 Large, firm, dark red color, 21 brix - w/1P708.      
1P708 YNCSA -25 Sugarine - outstanding commercially for KO - 56's and larger, very productive, firm, full color, very sweet - 18-20 brix. Fresh Cut    
Classic Nectarines
4P1035 YNC -18 Very nice size, shape, firm, some red flesh - Johnny D.      
Sub-acid Yellow Peaches
10G644 YPCSA -22 Large, 18 brix, pure sugar, average color, firm, perfect shape. baby tree    
White Peaches
50P945 WPC -27 Excellent color and shape, firm, 17 brix, size? - pure sugar. Last week    
7P343 WPF -24 Very nice size, 42's, 19 brix, balanced flavor, firm, ok color - 5 days after 34P249.      
Donuts
14P101 DNYNSA -32 Good crop, medium size, 60's, 19 brix, ok apex. 2nd look    
47P104 DNWN -30 Very nice apex, excellent cosmetics, 16 brix, 64's - 2 fruits left.      
2P185 DNYNSA -28 56's, 18-21 brix, average apex, pretty nice.      
37M610 DNWN -20 Very nice shape, firmness, color, and flavor, 20+ brix - 56's & 64's. baby tree    
Plums & Interspecifics
60M938 R/Y -32 Excellent Flavor, 23 Brix, few checks, heavy crop, firm, long stems, cherry plum? shoulders? Ok size, 2.25". 2nd Look    
26C61 RY/Y -30 Still very firm, crisp, Excellent flavor 22- 28 Brix - DIZZY!! FT FARMS    
60M5 RG/R -28 Good crop with ok size 2.25" on medium tree, very firm, excellent flavor, 25 Brix, crisp, tough skin.      
63M448 R/RY -28 I.S. flavor, 21 Brix, firm, small tree, light crop, good size, 2.25". Baby Tree    
62M222 B/W -25 Good flavor, 21 Brix, mild skin, firm, large size, 2.5", good crop.      
21P1202 RG/Pk -25 Heavy crop with excellent size, 2.5", firm, excellent flavor, 21 Brix - heat damage - discard.      
22C534 B/R -25 WBP: Firm, very nice flavor with 20-22 brix, medium tartness, excellent black color, nice shape, good size. Black Raspberry    
21C308 R/RY -25 Good crop with large size, 2.5", ok flavor, 19 Brix, firm.      
60M22 P/R -24 Good flavor, 20 Brix, ok size, 2.25", heavy crop, firm - past ripe.      
40P110 R/RY -23 Firm, crisp, juicy, Excellent flavor 21 Brix, ok size on young tree, 2.4". Older selection    
8M278 G/W -23 Good crop with excellent size, 2.75", some sponge now, ok flavor with 18 Brix.      
43M60 GY/Y -21 Good flavor, 18 Brix, good crop with ok size, 2.25", firm.      
25P1060 G/gW -20 Heavy crop with excellent size, 2.5", firm, good flavor, 18-20 Brix, slight tip.      
21P1155 GR/R -20 Firm excellent flavor, 21 Brix, ok size, 2.25", heavy crop - Brent's. Dapple Dino    
34P926 B/Y -25 Good crop wioth excellent size, 2.5", firm, excellent flavor, 21 Brix.      
23C57 P/Y -24 Good crop with good size, 2.5", good flavor with 20 Brix, firm, juicy.      
23C73 B/Y -24 Heavy crop with large size, 2.5", ok flavor, 18 Brix, firm. Yrosa replacement    
22C198 P/Y -22 Firm, large size, 2.5", excellent flavor, 20 Brix, light crop.      
62M1068 RY/Y -18 I.S. flavor with 19 Brix, firm, crisp, juicy, very large, 2.25", on baby tree, different - not ready. Baby Tree    
BRADFORD FARMS 2009 SHOWINGS FOR KINGSBURG ORCHARDS
LOCATION: BRADFORD FARMS BREEDING GROUNDS, LE GRAND, CA
DATE: July 15, 2009 -8 Reference: Middle of Summer Bright - Start of Bright Pearl
Dropped 5 more days due to heat vs cold
Sub-acid Yellow Nectarines
28C145 YNCSA -14 GIANT, firm, excellent shape, color, & crop, 15-19 brix.      
53P357 YNCSA -13 Heavy crop, sweet flavor, firm, nice timing, good size, 18 brix.      
Donuts
2P185 DNYNSA -23 56's, 18-21 brix, average apex, pretty nice - very large hybrid. 2nd look    
5P1148 DNWN -12 Large, 60's, firm, 17-18 brix, pretty good apex, firm.      
2P440 DNWN -8 Very nice cosmetically, firm, good crop, good flavor.      
Plums & Interspecifics
Commercial Varieties
26C324 R/R -25 Excellent flavor, 21 Brix, heavy crop, Large size, 2.6", some sponge now. Crimson Diamond 3 weeks Past  
22C534 B/R -20 WBP: Firm, very nice flavor with 20-22 brix, medium tartness, excellent black color, nice shape, good size, 2.4". Black Raspberry 2nd Look  
21P1155 GR/R -15 Firm excellent flavor, 21 Brix, ok size, 2.3", heavy crop. Dapple Dino    
22C321 PB/R -11 Good crop with good size, 2.7", ok flavor, 21 Brix. Ebony Sweet    
38P827 Y/Y -10 Heavy crop with nice size, 2.3", excellent flavor, 20+ Brix. Honeysukle    
39P785 B/R -5 Good size, 2.3", good crop, firm, tart flavor, 21-24 Brix. Raspberry Jewel    
Red Flesh
60M5 RG/R -23 Good crop with ok size 2.25" on medium tree, very firm, excellent flavor, 25 Brix, crisp. 2nd Look    
0C83 G/R -13 Good crop with excellent size, 2.5", on medium tree, good flavor, 24 Brix.      
11P346 RG/R -12 Clam, very heavy crop, small size, 2", mild skin, excellent flavor, 24 Brix, firm.      
21P1207 RG/R -11 Good flavor, 16 Brix, sitting in water, heavy crop with medium size, 2.25", firm.      
41M85 R/RY -11 Excellent flavor, very sweet, 25 Brix, good crop with ok size, 2.25", very firm.      
1C116 *** RG/R -10 Good crop, GIANT size, 2.75", just ok flavor, 19 Brix, tastes big.      
25C603 B/R -10 Clam, small size, excellent flavor, 25 Brix, firm, good crop.      
16G383 RG/R -10 Good crop with good size, 2.5", 23 Brix, very firm, crisp.      
27P740 RG/R -9 Firm with a very heavy crop, good flavor, 21 Brix, medium size, 2.25", crisp.      
0C142 RG/R -7 Wart Frog, good flavor, 22 Brix, good size, 2.5", firm with ok crop.      
7M423 R/R -6 Good crop with large size, 2.5", ok flavor, 18 Brix, firm,      
26C207 RG/R -5 Ok size, 2.25", heavy crop, ok flavor, 18 Brix - still haven't seen thinned right for size.      
Yellow Flesh
26C61 RY/Y -25 Still very firm, crisp, Excellent flavor 22- 28 Brix - DIZZY GOLD - FT FARMS 2nd Look    
23C73 B/Y -19 Still firm, Heavy crop with large size, 2.5", ok flavor, 18 Brix, firm. 3rd Look    
23C57 P/Y -19 Still firm, Good crop with good size, 2.5", good flavor with 20 Brix, firm, juicy. 2nd Look    
62M1068 RY/Y -18 I.S. flavor with 19 Brix, firm, crisp, juicy, very large, 2.25", on baby tree, different. 2nd Look    
25C327 G/G -17 Excellent flavor with 20 Brix, medium crop with large size, 2.75", firm.      
22C328 B/W -17 GIANT size, 3.25", medium crop, firm, ok flavor 18 Brix.      
7M555 RY/Y -13 Excellent flavor, 25 Brix, medium crop on, good size, 2.25" with some 2.5", firm, few star cracks.      
27C31 B/Y -10 Heavy crop with excellent flavor, 22 Brix, some drops, medium size, 2.25", firm, sitting in water.      
62M957 RY/OY -9 Excellent flavor, 24 Brix, crisp, juicy, good size, 2.5" on a young tree. Young Tree    
27P954 PB/Y -7 Good crop with large size, 2.86", firm, tart flavor, 19 Brix. Mike J - '08    
BRADFORD FARMS 2009 SHOWINGS FOR KINGSBURG ORCHARDS
LOCATION: BRADFORD FARMS BREEDING GROUNDS, LE GRAND, CA
DATE: July 21, 2009 -2 Reference: Summer Fire - Fire Pearl Timing
White Nectarines
19P892 WNC +0 Very clean skin, firm, 56's , 16+ brix, crunchy.      
Sub-acid Yellow Nectarines
28C145 YNCSA -14 GIANT, firm, excellent shape, color, & crop, 15-19 brix, slight corking, very nice flavor. 2nd look    
53P357 YNCSA -10 Heavy crop, sweet flavor, firm, nice timing, good size, 18 brix. 2nd look    
67M301 YNCSA -9 Black red color, very nice size on young tree, 56's , good crop, 18 brix, balanced flavor.      
21P170 YNCSA -5 Dizzy sweet, 21-23 brix, firm, 56's , dark red with some freckles.      
White Peaches
37M1207 WPC -9 Large, 42's, round shape, good color, 19 brix, FIRM.      
48P270 WPF -8 16 brix, somewhat balanced flavor, large, heavy crop, firm.      
Donuts
2P440 DNWN -6 Excellent cosmetics, firm, nice color, good size, 20 brix. 3rd look    
Plums & Interspecifics
RED FLESH
LAST WEEK
0C83 G/R -13 Still firm, good crop with excellent size, 2.5", on medium tree, good flavor, 24-26 Brix. 2nd Look    
11P346 RG/R -12 Still very firm, clam, very heavy crop, small size, 2", mild skin, excellent flavor, 24-29 Brix, firm. 2nd Look    
1C116 RG/R -10 Still firm, good crop, good size, 2.75", just ok flavor, 22 Brix - excellent color. 2nd Look    
16G383 RG/R -10 Still very firm, good crop with good size, 2.5", 27 Brix, very firm, crisp - FANTASTIC FLAVOR. 2nd Look    
25C603 B/R -10 Still firm, clam, small size, excellent flavor, 25 Brix, firm, good crop. 2nd Look    
27P740 RG/R -9 Still firm with a very heavy crop, good flavor, 21 Brix, medium size, 2.25", crisp. 2nd Look    
0C142 RG/R -7 Wart Frog, Still firm, good flavor, 22 Brix, good size, 2.5", firm with ok crop. 2nd Look    
7M423 R/R -6 Good crop with large size, 2.5", ok flavor, 19 Brix, firm, 2nd Look    
26C207 RG/R -5 Ok size, 2.5", medium crop, ok flavor, 20 Brix 2nd Look    
NEW THIS WEEK
11P320 GR/R -5 Large size, 2.5", round flat shape, good crop, good flavor, 21 Brix, firm.      
28P116 RY/R -5 Large size, 2.5", on young tree, ok crop, ok flavor,18 Brix, firm. Young tree    
59M733 R/R -5 Good size, 2.25", excellent flavor, 23 Brix, ok crop, juicy, firm, milder skin. Baby tree    
39M762 RG/R -4 Freestone, light crop on baby tree, ok size, 2.25", excellent flavor, 26 Brix, firm. Baby tree    
60M520 R/Pk -2 Large size, 2.5", good crop, good flavor, 23 Brix, firm, sweet & sour. Young tree    
59M1050 RG/R -2 Heavy crop, good sizefor very young tree, 2.12", good flavor, 21 Brix, firm, mellow & sweet. Baby tree    
63M445 RG/R -2 Good size, 2.25", medium crop, ok flavor, 20 Brix, firm, very nice flavor. Young tree    
5M4 RG/R 1 Good size on a very young tree, 2.25", good flavor, 21 Brix, firm. Baby tree    
YELLOW FLESH
26C61 RY/Y -25 Still very firm, crisp, Excellent flavor 22- 28 Brix. 3rd Look Dizzy Gold  
38P827 Y/Y -10 Very heavy crop with nice size, 2.4", excellent flavor, 20+ Brix. 3rd Look Hnysckl Rose  
62M957 RY/OY -9 Excellent flavor, 24 Brix, crisp, juicy, good size, 2.5" on a young tree, excellent flavor. 2nd Look    
27P954 PB/Y -7 Still firm, good crop with large size, 2.86", firm, ok flavor, 22 Brix. 2nd Look    
17G112 dR/W -6 Excellent flavor, 22-24 Brix, ok size, 2.25", young tree, heart shaped, crisp, juicy, firm, supersweet.      
37P550 G/Y -5 Giant sizer, 2.75", very heavy crop, ok flavor, 18 Brix - GIANT & sweet.      
43M262 B/Y -5 Banana flavor, 22-25 Brix, good size, ok crop, on baby tree, firm. Baby tree    
63M861 GR/W -5 Large size, 2.5", heavy crop, excellent flavor, 25 Brix, crisp, juicy, firm. Young tree    
2C459 Y/Y -3 Heavy crop on a medium size tree, firm, ok flavor, 21 Brix, good size.      
BRADFORD FARMS 2009 SHOWINGS FOR KINGSBURG ORCHARDS
LOCATION: BRADFORD FARMS BREEDING GROUNDS, LE GRAND, CA
DATE: July 28, 2009 +5 Reference: Between Summer Fire and August Bright
White Nectarines
56P1206 WNC -4 GIANT, russet & ugly, fantastic flavor, firm, 24 brix.      
12P90 WNC +0 Excellent balanced flavor, 22 brix, ok color, size?, 56's small tr    
8G930 WNC +5 GIANT, firm, 19 brix, excellent - some corking?      
19P892 WNC +5 Very clean skin, firm, 56's , 17+ brix, crunchy. 2nd Look    
35M200 WNC -4 One fruit, very firm, black red, clean, 22 brix - baby tree NB    
35M207 WNF -2 One fruit, rough, ugly, 23 brix - baby tree      
Sub-acid Yellow Nectarines
5P788 YNCSA +5 Nice size, heavy crop, up to 21 brix, firm, good color.      
White Peaches
5P91 WPC +0 Dark red, crispy firm, 15-21 brix, round, a few small tips.      
29C636 WPF +4 Dar red, very firm, large, bland flavor with 18 brix.      
             
36M348 WPF -2 Good size, firm, balance flavor, 18 brix, small seed - baby tr 1 fruit    
36M274 WPF -1 Large, 18 brix - baby tree 1 fruit    
Donuts
2P440 DNWN -6 Excellent cosmetics, firm, nice color, good size, 20 brix. 3rd Look    
3P1030 DNYNSA +1 Nice cosmetics, firm, sweet, 19 brix, 60's, ok apex.      
5P1134 DNWN +2 Large, firm, 56's, very nice apex, sweet, 20 brix.      
Plums & Interspecifics
Red Flesh Size Brix
1C116 RG/R -10 Still firm, good crop, good size, just ok flavor, taste big. 3rd Look 2.75" 22
11P320 GR/R -5 Large size, round flat shape, good crop, good flavor, firm, excellent looks. 2nd Look 2.5" 21
63M227 R/R -4 Firm, ok size, good crop, good flavor. Young Tree 2.25" 21
9M226 R/R -2 Firm, good flavor, ok crop, Large size. Baby Tree 2.5" 22
60M520 R/Pk -2 Large size, good crop, good flavor, firm. 2nd Look Young tree 2.5" 23
9M173 GR/R -1 Medium size, ok crop, excellent flavor, firm. Baby Tree 2.25" 24
62M277 R/R 0 Heavy crop with medium size, excellent flavor, crisp, juicy, firm, melting flesh. Young Tree 2.25" 25
63M57 GR/Pk 0 Ok crop, excellent flavor, ok size for tree, crisp, juicy. Young Tree 2.25" 22
4M431 R/R +1 Good size, good flavor, ok crop, firm, rock. Baby Tree 2.25" 25
4M213 RG/R +2 Large size, good crop, good flavor, firm, bitey. Young Tree 2.5" 21
9M22 RY/R +2 Large size, good crop, good flavor, crisp, juicy, firm. Baby Tree 2.5" 21
24C336 R/Pk +4 Light crop, good size, ok flavor, Shoulders? firm.   2.5" 21
61M654 GR/GR +5 Large size, excellent flavor, ok crop, firm. Young Tree 2.25"+ 23
63M339 RG/R +5 Heavy crop with large size, good flavor, firm. Young Tree 2.25" 20
3C42 R/RY +5 Fruit Punch, excellent, large size, pick with some sponge, good crop.   2.5" 22
22C422 R/R +12 Grenadine, good crop, large size, ok flavor, firm.   2.5" 21
37P297 RY/R +7 Very heavy crop, very firm, good flavor, ok size.   2.25" 21
Yellow Flesh Size Brix
63M861 GR/W -5 Freestone, large size, heavy crop, excellent flavor, crisp, juicy, firm. 2nd Look Young tree 2.5" 27
2C459 Y/Y -3 Heavy crop on a medium size tree, firm, ok flavor, good size - excellent cosmetics. 2nd Look 2.5" 21
6M555 GR/Y -2 Very heavy crop, large size,large flat shape, few apex cracks, good flavor, firm.   2.75" 20-25
11M109 B/O -1 Good size, good flavor, good crop, firm. Baby Tree 2.25" 22
0C81 R/Y +0 Few drops, excellent flavor, firm, medium size, crisp, grape flavor.   2.25" 27
4M340 R/Y +1 Large size, light crop, excellent flavor, firm. Young Tree 2.75" 23
62M797 GR/Y +1 Freestone, very heavy crop, good size, shape? good flavor, firm, mild.   2.25" 23
2C177 RY/Y +6 Excellent flavor, medium crop, firm, good size.   2.5" 20
37P352 B/O +12 Blocky shape, large size, light crop, I.S. flavor, firm.   2.38" 22
BRADFORD FARMS 2009 KINGSBURG ORCHARDS SHOWING
LOCATION: BRADFORD FARMS BREEDING GROUNDS, LE GRAND, CA
DATE: Aug. 5, 2009 +13 Reference: August Bright & Giant Pearl now - Snow Princess finished
White Nectarines
19P892 WNC +0 Very clean skin, firm, 56's , 18-20 brix, balanced flavor, crunchy - OUTSTANDING still! Between Majestic Pearl and Giant Pearl. 3rd Look    
Sub-acid Yellow Nectarines
67M275 YNCSA +8 21 brix, a few freckles, good color, firm, size? Baby tree    
11G400 YNCSA +12 Large, 21 brix, firm, color is not great?      
Sub-acid Yellow Peaches
10M230 YPC +10 Excellent shape, nice pinkish orange color, very firm (NM?), good flavor with 16 brix, large with 42's +.      
White Peaches
29C636 WPF +6 Dark red, very firm, large, mild flavor with 18 brix - still nice. 2nd Look    
13G368 WPF +8 Black red color, 18 brix, greenish flesh, 18 brix, a few tips. Baby Tree    
Plums & Interspecifics
Red Flesh Size Brix
39M134 GR/R +5 Ok size, sweet flavor, good crop, firm. Baby Tree 2.3" 24-28
42P147 B/R +5 Very dark red flesh with black skin - past ripe. Baby Tree 2.3" 20
3C42 Fruitpunch R/RY +5 Fruitpunch flavor, excellent, large size, pick with some sponge, good crop. 2nd look 2.5" 22
42P140 R/R +6 Good size, light crop, excellent flavor, mild skin, firm. Young Tree 2.5" 24
42P174 R/R +6 Good flavor, mild, medium size, good crop, firm. Young Tree 2.3" 20-24
36P435 R/R +7 Ok flavor, firm, crisp, very heavy crop, medium size. 2nd look 2.4" 20
4M109 R/dR +7 Heavy crop, excellent flavor, medium size, firm. Young Tree 2.3" 24
37P297 RY/R +7 Very heavy crop, very firm, good flavor, ok size. 2nd look 2.3" 23
35P952 R/R +8 Heavy crop, excellent flavor, large size, firm.   2.5" 24
22C422 R/R +12 Grenadine, good crop, large size, ok flavor, firm. 2nd look 2.4" 21
Exotics Size Brix
62M797 GR/Y +1 Freestone, very heavy crop, good size, shape? good flavor, firm. 2nd look Young Tree 2.3" 23
60M825 GR/R +12 Cherry Plum, good flavor, good crop, firm.   Small 22
Yellow Flesh
6C105 R/Y +7 Large on Baby Tree, ok crop, good flavor, firm. Baby Tree 2.5" 22
42P161 B/W +8 Very heavy crop, medium size, good flavor, juicy, firm. Young Tree 2.3" 23
23C131 B/Y +10 Giant size, heavy crop, just ok flavor, firm.   3"+ 20
26P397 R/Y +17 Heavy crop, large size, just ok flavor, firm.   2.5" 20-22
BRADFORD FARMS 2009 SHOWINGS & SELECTIONS - KINGSBURG ORCHARDS
DATE: August 12, 2009 +20 Reference: August Fire - Giant Pearl
White Nectarines
19P892 WNC +0 Very clean skin, firm, 56's , 18-20 brix, crunchy - OUTSTANDING still! Between Majestic & Giant. 3rd week    
45P209 WNC +14 Balance flavor, 19 brix, firm, size to be tested. Baby Tree    
Sub-acid Yellow Nectarines
62P215 YNCSA +15 Large, firm, 19 brix, good flavor.      
Sub-acid Yellow Peaches
65M505 YPCSA +19 Firm, good color, 17 brix - no flavor.      
White Peaches 1 Fruit Each: 36M328 36M246 36M207 48P606 (Johnny)
14P49 WPC +15 Balanced flavor, 17 brix, large, very firm.      
14P86 WPF +13 TOO BIG? Pink color, 15 brix bal.flv, nice flavor, 12's!      
65M360 WPF +20 Super sweet with 18-22 brix, nice shape, excellent color, small seed, firm. Baby Tree    
36M357 WPC +15 Nice shape, balanced flavor, 18 brix, very good color, excellent flavor. Baby Tree    
61P1168 WPC +18 Last years sweetie: Earlier this year with variable size, very sweet again, 56's , 20 brix. Brent 2008    
Donuts
12P105 DNYNSA +12 Nice size, firm, excellent flavor, 22-25 brix.      
Plums & Interspecifics Red Flesh Size Brix
0C83 G/R -13 Still firm, good crop, excellent size, excellent flavor. Month ago 2.5" 24-26
22C417 B/R +0 GIANT, very heavy crop, past now, still firm. Past 2.88" 19
42P174 R/R +6 Good IS flavor, mild, medium size, good crop, firm. 2nd Look 2.25" 20-25
63M339 R/Pk +10 Heavy crop with large size, good flavor, firm. 2nd Look 2.25" 24
63M660 RG/RY +10 Very firm, good size, good flavor, good crop, aftertaste?   2.25" 24
22C422 R/R +12 Grenadine, good crop, large size, ok flavor, firm - SHOULDER CRACKS - a shame. 3rd look 2.5" 21
22C33 R/Pk +12 Good crop, firm, ok size, ok flavor, tart.   2.44" 18-21
0C82 RG/R +13 Large size, ok crop, ok flavor, firm, big & sweet.   2.5" 24
59M893 RG/R +13 Large size, ok crop, excellent flavor, firm.   2.5" 27
1C162 RG/R +14 Large size, light crop, excellent flavor, firm.   2.75" 21
61M986 RY/Pk +14 Good crop, medium size, good flavor, Tiger stripe.   2.25" 23
0C25 RY/Pk +15 Good size, ok crop, good sweet flavor, crisp, firm.   2.5" 23
4M213 RG/RY +15 Good crop, large size, firm, ok flavor.   2.5" 25
27P326 PB/R +15 Large size, good crop, firm, ok flavor, Large tree.   2.5" 20
60M1006 RG/R +16 Large sizem ok crop, good flavor, firm. Baby Tree 2.25" 21
16G473 RG/Pk +17 Good size, good crop, sweet flavor, firm, sunburn?   2.5" 24
61M482 RG/Pk +17 Heavy crop, large size, good flavor, firm.   2.5" 22
60M1036 GR/RY +18 Small tree, firm, crisp, juicy - outstanding flavor, mild skin.   2.38" 25
31P723 RYG/Pk +20 Good crop, large size, firm, crisp,ok flavor.   2.88" 20
25C147 DD/R +25 Good size, ok crop, ok flavor, firm - flat shape - a late Raspberry Gold?   2.5" 20
Yellow Flesh
11P1158 G/Y +15 Good crop, good flavor, good size, firm - GIANT.   2.5" 23
22C18 PB/Y +15 Heavy crop, round flat shape, large size, ok flavor, firm.   2.5" 21
63M752 P/Yring +15 Good flavor, good crop, good size, firm, ok flavor.   2.44" 24
6M534 RY/Y +16 Large size, good flavor, good crop, firm - tough skin - a late Mango Tango?   2.75" 21-27
62M938 G/G +17 Large size, medium crop, good flavor, crisp, firm.   2.5" 24
BRADFORD FARMS 2009 SHOWINGS & SELECTIONS - KINGSBURG ORCHARDS
LOCATION: BRADFORD FARMS BREEDING GROUNDS, LE GRAND, CA
DATE: August 19, 2009 +26 Reference: August Fire
White Nectarines Size Brix
55P278 WNC +25 Very large, firm, dark red w/ freckles - bal.flv.   48's 20
Sub-acid Yellow Nectarines
67M275 YNCSA +15 21 brix, freckles w/dark red color, FIRM! 3rd Look 20-24 56's
White Peaches
61P1168 WPC +18 Last years sweetie: Earlier this year with variable size, very sweet again, bal flavor. Brent 2008 2nd Look 21 28's
48P606 WPF +25 Giant size, very firm, good flavor, color?   17-19 16's
11P15 WPC +25 Large size, firm, good color, some cork. small tree 20 21's
Plums & Interspecifics
Red Flesh Size Brix
22C422 R/R +12 Grenadine, good crop, large size, ok flavor, firm - shoulder tears - a pity. 4th look 2.5" 21
61M482 RG/Pk +17 Heavy crop, large size, good flavor, firm. 2nd Look 2.5" 22
31P723 RYG/Pk +20 Good crop, large size, firm, crisp,ok flavor. 2nd Look 2.88" 20
4M510 R/dR +20 Mild skin, good IS flavor, ok crop, firm.   2.5" 20
63M278 P-R/R +20 Excellent flavor, large size, heavy crop, juicy, firm - NICE.   2.75" 20-24
44M14 RG/R +22 Heavy crop, good size, good IS flavor, firm.   2.25" 22
40M281 RG/R +24 Freestone, good size, ok crop, good flavor, firm. Baby Tree 2.25" 21
15P295 RG/R +24 Good crop, ok flavor, little TART, medium size, firm.   2.25" 22
25C147 DD/R +25 Good size, ok crop, ok flavor, firm - flat, a green DD. 2nd Look 2.5" 20
63M492 GR/R +25 Good size, good flavor, ok crop, firm.   2.38" 22
43M818 R/RY +25 Good crop, good flavor, good size, firm.   2.5" 23
27P1078 B/dR +25 Firm, light crop, good flavor, good size - 30 days '08.   2.44" 20
22C553 P/R +25 Heavy crop, large size, good flavor, round flat shape.   2.75" 21
0C621 B/Pk +25 Good size, light crop, good flavor, slight tip.   2.5" 22
63M1227 Y/Pk +26 Good flavor, large size, good crop, firm.   2.5" 20
4M282 RG/R +26 Large size for a baby tree, good flavor, good crop. Baby Tree 2.5" 23
11P205 R/R +26 Good size, excellent sweet flavor, Redyummy shape, light crop. Young Tree 2.5" 24
21C60 R/RO +27 Good flavor, good size, good crop, firm.   2.5" 22
0C589 GYR/Pk +30 Preview: Giant size, mild flavor, good crop, firm.   2.75"+ 19
Yellow Flesh Size Brix
11P1158 G/Y +15 Good crop, EXCELLENT flavor, good size, firm. 2nd Look 2.5" 23
6M534 RY/Y +16 Large size, great flavor, good crop, firm. 2nd Look 2.75" 21-27
32P960 GY/Y +20 Excellent flavor, medium size, good crop, firm. Baby Tree 2.5" 26
37P250 B/O +23 Very heavy crop, ok size, good flavor, firm.   2.25" 23
25C60 R/W +23 Red Coconut, large size, heavy crop, good flavor, firm.   2.5" 20
25P537 Y/Y +23 Ok crop, good size, firm, good flavor. Baby Tree 2.25" 21
59M436 RY/Yring +24 Good size, good flavor, ok crop, firm.   2.25" 23
16G274 B/Y +30 Very heavy crop, ok size, ok flavor, firm.   2.5" 21
BRADFORD FARMS 2009 SHOWINGS & SELECTIONS - KINGSBURG ORCHARDS
LOCATION: BRADFORD FARMS BREEDING GROUNDS, LE GRAND, CA
DATE: August 25, 2009 +33 Reference: September Bright
White Nectarines Size Brix
55P278 WNC +25 Very large, firm, dark red w/ freckles - bal.flv.- 2nd half of Artic Pride. 2nd look 48's 20
16P1200 WNC +32 Ex. bal. flavor, 18 brix, good color, firm, good size, slightly before Artic Snow.   56's 18
Sub-acid Yellow Peaches
64M914 YPCSA +31 Very large size, 42's, 19 brix, firm, color?   21's 19
White Peaches
13G304 WPC +35 Bal. flavor, 42's & up, 16-18 brix, nice shape, OK color, some corking if under cropped.   21's 18
Plums & Interspecifics
Red Flesh Size Brix
22C553 P/R +25 Heavy crop, large size, good flavor, round flat shape. 2nd Look 2.75" 22
40P60 P/Pk +25 Midnight Jewel. Heavy crop, good flavor, large size. 2nd Look 2.5" 22
11P205 R/Pk +26 Good size, excellent flavor, Redyummy shape, light crop. 2nd Look Young Tree 2.5" 24-27
21C60 GR/R +27 Good flavor, good size, good crop, firm. 2nd Look 2.5" 24
62M477 RG/R +28 Firm, heavy crop, good size, good flavor.   2.5" 21-23
4M596 P/R +30 Late fruit punch, mild I.S. flavor, slight dry, light crop. Baby Tree 2.3" 21-24
60M1097 RG/R +30 Good crop, crisp, excellent flavor, medium size, firm.   2.3" 22-25
5M402 R/R +30 Good crop, defoliated tree, large size, firm.   2.5" 21-26
10P336 RG/R +30 Autumn Honey. Preview, Excellent flavor, heavy crop, good size, firm - every fruit is great. 2nd Look 2.5" 22
27P614 B/OR +32 Good crop, medium size, good flavor, few cracks, firm.   2.25" 21
60M1043 RG/R +32 Large size, egg shape, light crop, good flavor.   2.5" 23-26
0C768 B/Pk +33 Heavy crop, good size, ok flavor, round shape.   2.5" 20-24
0C112 R/dR +35 Preview, Good flavor now, CRACKS, large firm, heavy crop. 2nd Look 3" 21
Yellow Flesh Size Brix
11P1158 G/Y +15 Good crop, excellent flavor, good size, firm. 3rd Look 2.5" 23-27
32P960 GY/Y +27 Excellent flavor, medium size, good crop, firm. 2nd Look Baby Tree 2.5" 26
25C60 R/W +23 Red Coconut, large size, heavy crop, good flavor, firm. 2nd Look 2.5" 23
61M134 R/Y +30 Very heavy crop, ok size, excellent flavor, firm.   2.25" 23-26
BRADFORD FARMS 2009 SHOWINGS & SELECTIONS - KINGSBURG ORCHARDS
LOCATION: BRADFORD FARMS BREEDING GROUNDS, LE GRAND, CA
DATE: Sept. 2, 2009 +41 Reference: Autumn Bright
White Nectarines Brix Size
16P1200 WNC +32 Ex. bal. flavor, 18 brix, good color, firm, medium size.   18 56's 64's
7G820 WNC +35 Excelent balanced flavor, good color, very nice size with 56's, oblong shape, very firm.   20 56's
White Peaches
14G942 WPF +34 Large, balance flavor with 18 brix, nice color, small pit, very firm with non-melting flesh? Young tree 18 42's
14P278 WPC +35 Giant size, 15-18 brix, firm, nice color.   15-18 42's +
Plums
Red Flesh Size Brix
62M477 RG/R +30 Firm, heavy crop, good size, good flavor. 2nd Look 2.5" 21-23
0C589 GYR/Pk +30 Giant size, heavy crop, mild flavor, good crop, firm. 2nd Look 2.75"+ 21
23C441 G/Pk +30 Big crop, big size, melting flesh, firm.   2.5" 21-26
44M15 GYR/RO +30 Very heavy crop, good size, Excellent flavor.   2.25" 20
60M1043 RG/R +32 3 Fruits, large size, egg shape, light crop, good flavor. 2nd Look 2.5" 23-29
4M505 R/R +35 2 Fruits only, medium size, good flavor.   2.25" 24
0C768 B/Pk +33 Heavy crop, good size, ok flavor, round shape. 2nd Look 2.5" 20-24
20C138 GR/R +33 Heavy crop, excellent flavor, ok size, firm.   2.25" 23
44M51 GR/R +34 One limb tree, good crop, good size, excellent flavor.   2.25" 24
27C256 GR/R +35 Heavy crop, medium size, good flavor.   2.25" 20-23
0C621 B/Pk +35 Good size, good flavor, crisp, firm, clean.   2.4" 22
0C584 R.B./R +36 Large size, ok crop, ok flavor, freestone, some sponge.   2.75" 21
61M270 GR/Pk +36 Heavy crop, good size, good flavor, veins.   2.25" 22-25
0C89 dGR/R +36 Slightly past, light crop, excellent flavor.   2.5" 22
43M559 RG/Pk +37 Large, light crop, good flavor, freestone.   2.25" 21-24
2C431 RG/R +37 Large size, light crop, good flavor, firm.   2.25" 24
42P289 dR/RW +37 Very heavy crop, ok size, excellent flavor.   2.5" 23
14B280 R/RY +38 Large size, melting, excellent flavor, crisp. Baby Tree 2.25" 22
0C562 RYG/RY +40 Good size, excellent flavor, ok crop, crisp, juicy.   2.5" 23-26
5M312 P/R +40 Good flavor, ok size, light crop, firm.   2.25" 22
0C498 B/R +50 Giant size, firm, shiny, heavy crop.   2.75" 20
Yellow Flesh Size Brix
25C60 R/W +23 Red Coconut, large size, heavy crop, good flavor, firm. 3rd Look 2.5" 23
7M608 Y/Y +34 Light crop, ok size, good flavor. Baby Tree 2.25" 21-26
43M853 RG/Wring +34 Good size, light crop, sweet flavor, some sponge, past.   2.5" 22-26
5M180 RG/Yring +37 Excellent flavor, good crop, ok size.   2.25" 24-29
BRADFORD FARMS 2009 SHOWINGS & SELECTIONS - KINGSBURG ORCHARDS
Pepe, Jean, Peirre
LOCATION: BRADFORD FARMS BREEDING GROUNDS, LE GRAND, CA
DATE: Sept. 16, 2009 +55 Reference: September Yummy close
White Nectarines Brix Size
16P1200 WNC +32 Ex. bal. flavor, 18 brix, good color, firm, medium size - PHEMONENALLY FIRM STILL! 3rd Look 18 56's 64's
7G820 no sample WNC +35 Excelent balanced flavor, good color, very nice size with 56's, oblong shape, very firm. 2nd Look 20 56's
11G402 WNC +55 Large size, balanced flavor, medium color.   20 48's
Classic Nectarines
Classic Nectarines Sept. Bright no sample YNC +30 Ready last week, smaller size this year, 56's, good color, firm, very heavy crop. 2P640'   56's
Autumn Brt. YNC +40 Ready last week, very heavy crop, nice average size with 56's, very nice color, firm, good flavor. 17P   56's
White Peaches
White Peaches 14G942 WPF +34 Large, balance flavor with 18 brix, nice color, small pit, very firm with non-melting flesh? 2nd Look 18 42's
14G996 WPF +48 Large, good crop, good color, very firm.   17 42's
Plums & Interspecifics
Red Flesh Size Brix
27P1078 B/dR +25 Still firm, light crop, good flavor, good size, first shown August 19th. 2nd Look 2.44" 20-24
23C441 G/Pk +30 Big crop, big size, melting flesh, firm, good flavor.   2.5" 21-26
0C589 GYR/Pk +30 Still firm, giant size, heavy crop, mild flavor, good crop. 3rd Look 2.75"+ 21
0C768 B/Pk +33 Heavy crop, good size, ok flavor, round shape. 2nd Look 2.5" 20-24
0C584 R.B./R +36 Large size, ok crop, ok flavor, freestone, some sponge. 2nd Look 2.75" 21
42P289 dR/RW +37 Very heavy crop, ok size, excellent flavor. 2nd Look 2.5" 23
35P415 RY/Pk +42 Firm, good balanced flavor, good size, very heavy crop.   2.5" 22-30
44M150 RY/ORing +47 DD type, Large size, excellent flavor, 2 fruits, must test.   2.5" 22
61M904 R/RO +49 Good size, good crop, Sept. Yummy shape, good flavor, firm.   2.25" 24
61M1175 R/OYRing +49 Large size, ok crop, sweet flavor, firm.   2.5" 21-23
0C498 B/R +50 Giant size, firm, shiny, heavy crop, good flavor. 2nd Look 2.75" 20-23
Yellow Flesh Size Brix
16G274 B/Y +30 Still firm, very heavy crop, ok size, ok flavor, firm, first shown August 19th. 2nd Look 2.25" 21-23
63M354 B/Y +45 Good crop, large size, excellent sweet flavor, slight melting flesh texture.   2.5" 23
4M335 R-P/Y +45 Large size, good crop, good flavor, melting flesh texture.   2.5" 23
43M739 G/GY +50 Large size, good crop, good flavor, only on 1 Limb.   2.5" 22-25
Sept Yummy R/Y +50 About 1 week to go      
BRADFORD FARMS 2009 KINGSBURG ORCHARDS SHOWING
LOCATION: BRADFORD FARMS BREEDING GROUNDS, LE GRAND, CA
DATE: Sept. 29, 2009 + 68 - middle of September Yummy harvest
Plums & Interspecifics
Red Flesh Size Brix
40M536 RG/R +50 Still firm, past now, large size, good crop, good flavor. Baby Tree 2.5" 23
40M275 RG/Pk +55 Good crop, good size, good flavor, still firm. Baby Tree 2.25" 23
8M225 GYR/Pk +60 Good flavor, light crop, good flavor Young Tree 2.5" 27
5M205 RG/RO +60 Large size, good crop, slight dryness, firm, good flavor. Young Tree 2.6" 25
5M410 RG/R +60 Good size, good crop, good flavor, firm. Young Tree 2.4" 25
5M425 Y/Y +62 Good size, good crop, good flavor, firm, juicy Young Tree 2.3" 24
11P240 R/RY +70 Heavy crop, good crop, good size, firm.   2.5" 19
Yellow Flesh Size Brix
63M354 B/Y +55 Still firm, light crop, large size, good flavor.   2.5" 25
40P570 R/R +56 Good crop, large size, good flavor, slight brown rot.   2.5" 21
4M420 R/Y +60 Heavy crop, good size, excellent flavor, crisp.   2.3" 26
5M527 B/W +60 Black Coconut, good crop, good flavor, some sponge. Young Tree 2.3" 24
59M14 R/rO +60 Heavy crop, ok size, good flavor, firm. Baby Tree 2.5" 21
5M113 RP/O +65 Good crop, medium size, firm, good flavor. Young Tree 2.3" 24
61M1000 R/Y +65 No Sample, was +80 last year, heavy crop.   2.25" 27
2C99 Y/OY +68 Large size, medium crop, good flavor, tip.   2.5" 22
7M280 GR/Y +70 Good flavor, light crop, firm. Young Tree 2.2" 29
BRADFORD FARMS 2009 KINGSBURG ORCHARDS SHOWING
LOCATION: BRADFORD FARMS BREEDING GROUNDS, LE GRAND, CA
DATE: Oct. 21, 2009 +93
Red Flesh Plums & Interspecifics Size Brix
  61M1175 R/RY +50 Still firm, good size, sweet flavor, past. Young Tree 2.25" 22
  **5M410 RYGDD/R +65 Still firm, good size, good crop, good flavor, firm. 2nd Look 2.4" 25
  39M192 RG/Yring +68 Large size, good flavor, ok crop, 3 fruits. Baby Tree 2.5" 20
  7M176 GYR/YR +70 Stilll firm, medium size, good flavor, dry? Young Tree 2.25" 25
  *11P240 R/RY +70 Still firm, heavy crop, good flavor, good size. 2nd Look 2.38" 22
  5M225 R/R +80 Good flavor, medium size, ok crop, firm. Young Tree 2.25" 23
Yellow Flesh Size Brix
  7M77 P/Y +60 Sweet flavor, medium size, firm. Young Tree 2.25"  
  4M248 P/W +65 Still firm, large size, excellent flavor, Coconut. Young Tree 2.5" 29
  5M113 RP/O +65 Still firm, good flavor, ok crop, 5 fruits left. Young Tree 2.38" 24
  5M425 Y/Y +70 still firm, good size, good crop, good flavor, firm, juicy Young Tree 2.38" 24
  7M211 R/Y +70 Still firm, good size, ok crop, good flavor, color? Young Tree 2.25" 26
  4M113 R/WY +72 Good size, ok crop, juicy, good balanced flavor. Young Tree 2.25" 23
  61M1102 R/Y +74 Good size, ok crop, good flavor, firm, 6 fruits.   2.38" 23
  4M419 RY/Y +75 Ok crop and size, good flavor, freestone, texture? Young Tree 2.25" 24
  8M199 R/GY +75 Good crop, medium size, excellent flavor. Young Tree 2.25" 24
  8P100 R/W +75 Sweet and sour flavor, medium size, good crop, firm.   2.38" 21
  39M268 P/Y +75 Good flavor, medium size, ok crop, firm. Baby Tree 2.25" 21
  *61M1052 R/Y +75 Excellent flavor, good size, good crop, firm, juicy.   2.38" 25
  **4M420 R/Y +80 Excellent sweet flavor, medium size, good crop. 2nd Look 2.25" 30
  8M530 R/GY +80 Still very firm, large size, ok flavor, color? 1 rc Young Tree 2.25" 22
  28P960 R/Y +80 Very nice crop, good size, firm, excellent shape.   2.38" 21
  *61M990 R/Y +80 Excellent flavor, firm, juicy, good crop, ok color, dry? Young Tree 2.12" 26
  4M103 G/GY +82 Good crop and size, ok flavor, rock hard. Young Tree 2.38" 25
  4M193 R/Y +82 Good size, good flavor, good crop, heart shape. Young Tree 2.38" 23
  *4M426 RG/Y +82 Heavy crop, medium size, ok flavor now, firm. Young Tree 2.25" 20
  *27P930 RP/Y +85 Good size, good crop, ok flavor, firm.   2.38" 21
  62M513 R/Y +90 Last year selection, medium size, firm. Young Tree 2.25" 21
  7M525 R/Y +100 Next week, Large size. Young Tree 2.38" 21
Brent: Be sure to test
  6A1211 GR/R +65 Outstanding Fruit Punch Santa Rosa Flv, ok size, oblong shape Baby Tree 2.5" 19
  14B293 R/R +75 Large, 3 fruits - bird damage Baby Tree 2.5" 19
LAST YEAR
61M1000 R/Y +? Late last year, ripe 30 days ago this year      
25C543 R/Y +75 Large, firm, non-wrinkling, eats dry, light crop - frost?      
31P861 R/Y +85 Last year's giant grower friendly - Browning!      
BRADFORD FARMS 2009 KINGSBURG ORCHARDS SHOWING
LOCATION: BRADFORD FARMS BREEDING GROUNDS, LE GRAND, CA
DATE: Nov. 10, 2009 +106
Best 2 Weeks Ago Size Brix
  **5M410 RYGDD/R +65 Still firm, good size, good crop, good flavor, firm. 2nd Look 2.4" 25
  *11P240 R/RY +70 Still firm, heavy crop, good flavor, good size. 2nd Look 2.38" 22
Yellow Flesh Size Brix
  *61M1052 R/Y +75 Excellent flavor, good size, good crop, firm, juicy.   2.38" 25
  **4M420 R/Y +80 Excellent sweet flavor, medium size, good crop. 2nd Look 2.25" 30
  *61M990 R/Y +80 Excellent flavor, firm, juicy, good crop, ok color, dry? Young Tree 2.12" 26
  *4M426 RG/Y +82 Heavy crop, medium size, ok flavor now, firm. Young Tree 2.25" 20
  *27P930 RP/Y +85 Good size, good crop, ok flavor, firm.   2.38" 21
Brent: Be sure to test
  6A1211 GR/R +65 Outstanding Fruit Punch Santa Rosa Flv, ok size, oblong shape Baby Tree 2.5" 19
  14B293 R/R +75 Large, 3 fruits - bird damage Baby Tree 2.5" 19
This Week's Selections
  63M334 R/R +60 Still firm, good size   2.3"  
  61M1052 R/Y +85 Excellent flavor, good size, good crop, firm, juicy - still firm and juicy.   2.4" 25
  *27P930 RP/Y +85 Good size, heavy crop, full dark red color, ok flavor, firm - best late storage on the tree and room temperature - 10 days no wrinkles.   2.38" 21
  62M513 R/Y +90 Good size, juicy     23
  4M426 Y&PK/Y +90 Heavy crop, medium size, ok flavor now, firm - excellent juice and sugar - best late flavor. Young Tree 2.25" 24
  42P135 R/GY +93 Excellent flavor, extremely juicy.   2.4" 20+
  *42M1193 G/Y +100 2 fruits, firm, crisp, extremely good flavor, large.   2.4" 23
  *61M300 R/Y +100 Good color, excellent juice   2.4" 20+
  5M5 R/Y +100        
  4M461 RY/RY +100 Crisp, juicy, excellent flavor.   2.4" 22
  7M288 RY/Y +100 Good flavor, juicy, medium size only.   2.25" 25
  8M145 RY/Y +100 1 fruit, young tree, good size.      
  39M134   +100        
  6A280 R&Y/Y +100 1 fruit, large, good shape. Baby Tree 2.4"  
  6A926 R/lY +100 4 fruits, very juicy, full red color, round, size? Baby Tree 2.25" 24
  3A941 R/YR +100 2 fruits, juicy, good flavor. Baby Tree 2.25" 23
  5A910 RYG +100 1 fruit, good size. Baby Tree    
  *61M724 P/Y +110 Crisp, juicy, good flavor.   2.3" 25