BRADFORD FARMS VARIETIES IN KETTLEMAN CITY 2012 - Very Early and Low Chill Area - 17 days earlier
Location: Kettleman City, CA
DATE: May 09, 2012 -68 Reference: May Princess -85
Peaches
Size Brix
May Princess 12G873 YPC NM mLC -85 Low chill, NON-MELTING, very firm, excellent size and color for early season in Kettleman City. Sizes were - 56's, 64's, 48's. NO SOFT TIPS. Good crop on girdled trees, excellent color - so nice here that Mike Jackson has just ordered 13,000 more trees. However, the variety is on the small size this year in some orchards in the Dinuba area. 64's 56's few 48's 70's in the valley 11  
Spring Princess YP VLC -70 Nice crop, very good size, firm, excellent flavor, nice color this year in Kettleman City. Over half done today. 56's 48's 64's 14-Dec  
31C906 (Parlier) WP -78 Second leaf trees at Walt Jones' orchard. Very nice balanced flavor, firmness is good, color is okay - however, the size is questionable. The size was good at KO last two years, but this year was overcropped and thinned too late. 64's baby trees 11  
Nectarines
28C6 YN LC -85 Best early nectarine for BF, very good flavor with some acid, medium size (64's 70's), good crop, excellent color, firm enough, but a few too many apex cracks. 64's 70's 12  
May Bright 6M86 YN mLC -72 Excellent color, has nice shape, good size, good crop, excellent flavor - outstanding cosmetics - a minimal number of cracks and apex tears. 64's 17  
IS & Apricots
Red Velvet IS -70 Good crop, firm, perfect shape, firm, juicy, good flavor but a little tart. 2 1/4" 15-17  
Golden May Apricot -63 About 5 days to go, excellent crop, very nice size, firm, nice shape, good color already . . . . Just waiting to finish. 2 7/16"    
BRADFORD FARMS 2012 SHOWINGS & SELECTIONS Samples to KO
Location: Le Grand, CA
DATE: May 9, 2012 -85 Reference: May Princess -85
Peaches
Variety Ripe Description Size Brix
May Princess 12G873 YPC NM LC -85 Low chill, NON-MELTING, very firm, excellent color for early season in Kingsburg. Sizes are smaller this year - 64's & 70's. NO SOFT TIPS. Very nice in Kettleman City this year with 56's, 64's and a few 48's. 56-70 12  
41M958 YPC NM LC -85 Very nice cosmetically, light crop, ok size for this year, firm, dark color.      
27C1 YPCSA mLC -85 Baby tree: Sweet, firm, nice shape, a few large ones. 2 1/4" 12  
31C149 WP -84 Pretty nice size, firmness ok, good crop, ex color, flavor? 2 3/8" low  
31C906 WP -78 Still a week away - smaller size this year. Nice shape and adequate color.      
Nectarines
28C6 YN LC -83 Best early nectarine for BF, very good flavor with some acid, medium size (70's in the breeding grounds), good crop, excellent color, and only a minimal number of apex cracks. 70's 13  
2C312 WN LC -88 Baby tree - small size, balance flavor, a few cracks. small 12  
2C334 YN LC -90 Baby tree - no cracks, firm, small. small 12  
2C284 WN -85 Baby tree - cracks, but good flavor. ok size    
             
             
31C26 WN -81 Nice color, good crop, ok size, 72s, firm, balance flavor, tart now, but 3 days away. 72's   egland
BRADFORD FARMS 2012 SHOWINGS & SELECTIONS Samples to Kingsburg Orchards
Location: Le Grand, CA
DATE: May 17, 2012 -78 Reference: May Princess -85
Peaches
Variety Ripe Description Size Brix
31C906 Ivory May WP -78 Overcropped at Johnny D's. Excellent at BF again this year. Good crop, large size, nice acid type flavor with 14 brix, good aroma, better than average firmness, nice round shape, pretty nice color. One week after May Princess. 56-64 14  
Nectarines
31C26 WN mLC -84 Excellent color, firm, low acid flavor with an excellent balance, nice shape, medium low chill, good crop, eglandular, larger than last year. 64's 14 Egland.
Apricots
19P939 Cot -78 Good crop, small size, firm, fantastic flavor with 20 brix. 2 1/8" 20  
19P518 Cot -75 Good crop, giant size, firm, good color, tart but ok flavor, not self-fertile. 10 days before Goldenmay this year. 2 1/2" 14  
19P422 Goldenmay No Sample -64 Reference: 10 days away in Le Grand - HEAVY CROP & LARGE SIZE already.     Ref.
BRADFORD FARMS 2012 SHOWINGS & SELECTIONS No KO showing this week
Location: Le Grand, CA
DATE: May 23, 2012 -72 Reference: Spring Princess -72
Peaches
Variety Ripe Description Size Brix
31C906 Ivory May WP -78 Excellent at BF again this year. Good crop, large size, nice acid type flavor with 14 brix, good aroma, better than average firmness, nice round shape, pretty nice color. One week after May Princess - still firm this week!! 56-48 14  
1C562 WP -73 Nice shape, firm, balanced flavor. 2 7/16' 12 baby tree
12G641 Spring Princess YP LC -72 Large, flat shape, ex.flavor, ok color, medium firmness - must pick on time. 3" 13  
             
Nectarines
0P451 YN vLC -74 The best of our very low chill - minimal apex tears, firm, ex.flavor, large size, flat shape. 2 5/8"    
6M86 May Bright YN mLC -72 Firm, ex.color, great flavor, nice crop, ex.shape. 2 1/2"    
67M9 YN LC -70 Firm, ok size, good shape and color. 2 1/2"    
3C718 WN LC -72 Mild flavor, sub-acid, size ok.   14 baby tree
2C253 YN -70 V.firm, perfect shape. 2 5/16" 14 baby tree
1C875 WN -68 Firm, nice shape, size? 2 1/4' 14 baby tree
Apricots
19P422 Goldenmay Cot -64 Reference: HEAVY CROP & LARGE SIZE - close to maturity. 2 3/4"    
BRADFORD FARMS - KINGSBURG ORCHARDS - 2012 SHOWINGS & SELECTIONS Samples to Kingsburg Orchards
Location: Le Grand, CA
DATE: May 30, -65
Nectarines Reference: Size Brix
67M9 YN LC -73 Last week: Large size, good flavor, nice shape & color. 2 5/8" 14 young tree
65P192 WN mLC -70 Sub-acid flavor, firm, nice size on young tree, ex.flavor. 2 7/16" 15-18 baby tree
31C474 YN mLC -70 Large, ex.color and shape, a few apex freckles, strong flavor. 2 7/8" 15-20  
2P790 WN mLC -68 Pearlicious I: Good crop, very firm, nice flavor, dark red color with some small freckles - size has always been good, but this year the young trees were smaller and later than expected - original tree is good. Candy Pearl x Spring Princess. 64-56 14-18  
65P226 WN mLC -68 Acid balanced flavor, nice size on young tree, firm, eglandular. 2.5" 14-18 baby tree
Peaches Reference: Size Brix
29C937 YP -72 Some giant fruits, med.firmness, good color, nice flavor. Produced so heavy at Johnny's last year that it broke the trees down, with good size. 3"    
38M850 WP LC -64 Sub-acid flavor, very firm, nice color, slightly tippy. 2 5/8" 14 young tree
54P200 YPSA mLC -64 Sub-acid flavor, firm, nice shape, ok color. 2 5/8" 13 young tree
38M883 WP mLC -62 Sub-acid flavor, very firm, nice color, perfect shape. 2 5/8" 14 young tree
Twelve days ago, but a few still on the tree for Brent:
31C906 Ivory May WP -78 Overcropped at Johnny D's. Excellent at BF again this year. Good crop, large size, nice acid type flavor with 14 brix, good aroma, better than average firmness, nice round shape, pretty nice color. One week after May Princess. 56-64 14  
Plums/IS Reference: Size Brix
27P903 R/Y -63 Nice flat shape, very juicy, mild but only average flavor, nice red to purple color, med.firmness - med.chill - medium crop - like Red Beaut, but round and flat shape. 2 3/8" 13  
59P1090 R/R -62 Medium size, good crop, ok flavor, firm, slightly pointed shape. 2 1/8" 16 small tree
Apricots Reference: Goldenmay -70
20P813 Cot -65 Medium size, good flavor, nice color, good crop. 2 1/4" 18 Young tree
20P134 Cot -62 Large size, ok flavor, nice color, good crop. 2 1/2" 17 Young Tree
BRADFORD FARMS - 2012 SHOWINGS & SELECTIONS Delivered to KINGSBURG ORCHARDS
Location: Le Grand, CA
DATE: June 5, 2012 -59
Nectarines Reference: Rose Bright -63 Size Brix
31C474 YN mLC -70 Large, ex.color and shape, a few apex freckles, strong flavor. Still pretty firm, still pretty large. 2 7/8" 15-20 2nd Look
27C179 YN LC -70 Still firm, ex.color, eglandular. 2 3/8" 21 baby tree
2P790 WN mLC -68 Pearlicious I: Good crop, very firm, nice flavor, dark red color with some small freckles - size has always been good, but this year the young trees were smaller and later than expected - original tree is good. Candy Pearl x Spring Princess. 64-56 14-18 2nd Look
65P226 WN mLC -68 Acid balanced flavor, nice size on young tree, firm, eglandular. STILL FIRM. 2.5" 14-18 baby tree 2nd Look
30C671 YN mLC -64 Huge crop, large size, strong flavor, just ok color. 2 3/4" 16  
2C289 YNSA LC -62 Good size & color, ex.shape, pretty firm. 2 5/8"   baby tree
8P1239 WN mLC -61 Huge size, perfectly clean skin, average flavor, v.heavy crop, ok firmness - money maker, but med.flavor. 3" 16 At JD's
31C12 WN mLC -60 Ex.flavor, firm, good crop, dark color with some freckles. 2 5/8" 14-18  
Peaches Reference: Size Brix
38M850 WP LC -64 Sub-acid flavor, very firm, nice color, slightly tippy. 2 7/8" 14 2nd Look
27C219 YPSA -63 Giant on baby tree, 3 fruits, firm, sweet. 2 5/8" 17 baby tree
28C571 YP NM LC -63 OUTSTANDING non-melting peach. Large, firm, great flavor, flat shape with ex.color - prequel to 8G1205. 3" 13-19 own root
38M883 WP mLC -62 Sub-acid flavor, very firm, nice color, perfect shape. 2 3/4" 14 2nd Look
67M409 WP LC -62 Huge, ex.flavor, juicy, firm, nice pink to red color, few sp. 2 7/8"   young tree
34M505 YPSA NM LC -61 Nice shape, balanced flavor, ok color, flat shape, large.   17  
Plums/IS Reference: Black Nectar -60 Size Brix
27P903 R/Y -63 Nice flat shape, very juicy, mild but only average flavor, nice red to purple color, med.firmness - med.chill - medium crop - like Red Beaut, but round and flat shape. 2 3/8" 13 2nd Look
59M1090 R/R -62 Medium size, good crop, ok flavor, firm, slightly pointed shape. 2 1/8" 16 2nd Look
2A1215 RG/dR -63 Small tree, very early red & green/red flesh, good flavor. 2 1/4" 18 young tree
37P568 R/R -62 Black Nectar: Outstanding size, shape and crop. Good flavor with some tartness, juicy, good firmness. 2 5/8" 15-18  
Apricots/Plum-cots
21C130 Y/Y -63 Spongy texture, large size, crop? Bad flavor. 2 1/4" 19-22 baby tree
21C131 R&O/Y -58 Firm, small, nice blush, good crop - next week? 2" 14 baby tree
BRADFORD FARMS - 2012 SHOWINGS & SELECTIONS Delivered to KINGSBURG ORCHARDS
Location: Le Grand, CA
DATE: June 13, 2012 -48
Nectarines Reference: Diamond Bright -52 Size Brix
65P496 YNCSA -60 Firm, past ripe, some russet, but 25 brix! 2 5/8" 20-25  
31C12 WNF mLC -58 Ex.flavor, firm, good crop, dark color with some freckles. 2 5/8" 18  
31C543 YN mLC -58 Shiny, large, firm, ex.flavor, some freckles, m-crop. 2 3/4" 14-18  
38M398 WN mLC -58 Very clean, ok size, nice flavor. 2 5/8" 16-23  
60P97 WN -55 Ex.balanced flavor, firm, a few split pits, v.few rain cracks. 2 3/4" 18-20  
66P570 WN -55 Firm, very nice flavor, light crop. 2 3/4" 17-19  
67P136 YNSA LC -55 Good color, nice shape, large, better flavor this week. 2 7/8" 20  
31C472 YNSA -53 Ex.flavor, med.firmness, good size, ok flavor. 2 3/4" 17  
Peaches Reference: Ivory Queen -46 Size Brix
28C571 YP NM LC -63 OUTSTANDING non-melting peach. Large, firm, great flavor, flat shape with ex.color - prequel to 8G1205 - still firm this week. 3" 13-19  
28C243 YP NM LC -62 Last week, non-melting, ex.color, firm, a few tips. 2 7/8" 14  
12A13 YPNM -56 V.large on baby tree, med.color, firm. 3" 12  
10A94 WP -55 Nice size, sub-acid, med.flavor, firm? 3" 15  
8G1205 YPC NM -52 June Time. Huge size, very firm, non-melting, strong flavor, ex.color, big crop, perfect shape. 3 1/8" 14  
29C635 WP -50 Pretty nice, firm, perfect shape, ok flavor. 2 7/8" 16  
Plums/IS Reference: Black Nectar -60 Size Brix
22C915 R/Y -56 Good crop, ok flavor, good size and shape, some sponge. 2 1/2" 15-22  
26C110 RG/R -55 Heavy crop, good size, flavor? 2 5/8" 16  
22C519 RG/R -54 Young tree, good size, good crop. 2 3/8" 17  
22C160 R/Y -54 Heavy crop, medium size, ok flavor, firm, crisp. 2 1/4" 19  
11M84 R/Y -50 Good crop, good size, firm, flavor? 2 5/8" 15-17  
33M167 R/R -50 Young tree, good crop, nice shape, firm, ok size. 2 3/8" 15  
11M117 B/Y -50 Good crop, nice flat round shape, just ok flavor, firm. 2 7/16" 17  
11P1176 RG/R -50 Young tree, Good crop, good size, good flavor. 2 7 16" 19  
13C130 RG/R -50 Young tree, medium crop, firm, flavor? 2 7/16" 16  
Commercial
37P568 Black Nectar R/R -62 Outstanding size, shape and crop. Good flavor with some tartness, juicy, good firmness. 2 5/8" 15-18  
26C218 Honey Red Dino GR/dR -50 Good crop, good size, nice shape, nice color and flavor. 2 1/2" 16-18  
21C262 Cinamon P/R -50 Good crop, nice size, good flavor. 2 3/8" 15-18  
Apricots/Plum-cots
18C388 COT -56 Good size, ok flavor, medium crop. 2 7/16" 14-20  
20P657 COT -56 Good crop, ok size, ok flavor, firm, color? 2 3/8" 16-20  
20P955 COT -56 Good size, ok flavor, medium to light crop. 2 7/16" 16-18  
8A1016 PC -60 Young tree, past, flavor? Light crop. small 18  
8B270 PC -53 Young sick tree, light crop, excellent flavor. small 27  
13C354 PC -50 Young tree, very firm, good flavor. small 21  
8C690 PC -54 TEST ONLY NO SAMPLE: Good color, flavor? size? small 18  
KINGSBURG APPLE TEST BLOCK
28C99 WNC -46 Large at the top, overcropped, nice color & shape, good flavor. 2 7/8" 13-19  
48P470 WNF mLC -43 Pearl Time. Overcropped, some large at top, nice shape and look. 2 7/8"    
8G1205 YPC NM -50 June Time: OUTSTANDING!! Heavy crop, firm, good flavor, perfect shape, dark red color. 2 7/8-3 1/4" 15  
31C5 WPC NM -48 Good size, pink to red color, firm, a little tippy - flavor? 2 7/8-3 1/4" 13  
11A1088 WP -48 Very heavy crop, perfect shape, firm, size? 2 1/2-3" 14  
BRADFORD FARMS - 2012 SHOWINGS & SELECTIONS Delivered to KO
Location: Le Grand, CA
DATE: June 20, 2012 -41
Nectarines Reference: Spring Bright -42 Size Brix
66P308 WNC -53 Last week: Black color, some russet, firm, nice size. 2 7/8" 20 Last Week
31C250 YNC -52 Nice size, good color, firm, shaded tree, w/Diamond Bright - size for Walt? 3" 12-14 Last Week
31C171 YNSA mLC -48 Large, mostly firm, giant size, good flavor - last week. 3" 20 2nd Look
28C99 WN -46 Firm, good flavor, ex.color, slight freckles. 2 7/8" 18-22 See at JD
2C369 WN -45 Rock hard, sweet, good size & shape - own root. 2 5/8" 18 baby tree
2C400 WN LC -45 Black w/freckles, rock hard, good flavor - acid taste. 2 5/8" 18 baby tree
16A845 WNC -44 Rock hard, acid balanced flavor, freckles. 2 7/8" 20  
31C251 YNC -42 Large, firm, good color, slight freckles, w/Spring Bright. 3" 13-15 0p
31C205 YNC mLC -42 V.heavy crop, large size, good flavor - irregular ripening. 2 7/8" 13  
Peaches Reference: Ivory Queen -46 Size Brix
66M13 WP mLC -55 Still firm, balanced flavor, nice color and size. 3" 15 young tree
31C771 DNWP -46 Donut white peach, firm, large, ex.bal. flavor, ok apex. 3 1/4" 20  
28C576 WP -46 Good crop, nice shape, firm, good flavor - huge. 3" 17 47p
12A966 YP -46 Good size, ex.flavor, nice color, ex.shape. 3" 15  
29C635 WP -46 Excellent color, firm, perfect shape, ok flavor, US size only? 3 1/4" 13-17  
11A1088 WP mLC -45 Large, bal.flavor, nice shape, color & flavor - med firm. 3-3 1/4" 18 See at JD
67M195 WP LC -43 Large, firm, nice shape, good flavor. 3" 17 young tree
58P522 YPSA mLC -42 Huge, ex.shape, good color, flavor % firmness?........ 3 1/8" 20 0P450'
66P168 WPF mLC -42 Balanced flavor, firm, 20 brix, large size. 2 7/8" 20 young tree
Plums Reference: Honey Dino 26C167 GR/dR -40 Size Brix
26C110 RG/R -55 Still firm, heavy crop, good size, ok flavor. 2 5/8" 16 Last Week
27C873 YR/Y -47 Excellent flavor, medium size, good crop. 2 1/4" 22  
6C5 R/R -47 Young tree, excellent flavor, good crop, good size. 2 7/16" 20  
43M852 RG/R -47 Fruit punch flavor, heavy crop, ok size, shape? 2 1/4" 18  
4P664 RY/Y -45 Young tree, good size, light crop, good flavor. 2 7/16" 16  
41M712 R/Y -45 Good crop, ok size, nice flat round shape, ok flavor. 2 3/8" 16-19  
63M878 R/Y -43 Young tree, good crop, good size, ok flavor, nice shape. 2 1/2" 17  
6G746 RG/R -43 Young tree, large size, medium crop, flavor? 2 3/4" 17  
33M646 RY/Y -43 Young tree, med crop, good size, good flavor. 2 1/2" 19 Last Year
23C155 G/Y -43 Good size, good flavor, ok crop. 2 7/16" 18  
40M4 R/R -42 Good size, medium crop, ok flavor, firm. 2 3/8" 18 Last Year
6P973 RG/R -40 Large size, medium crop, firm, flavor? 2 5/8" 16-18  
2A902 R/R -39 Large size, good crop, some sponge, flavor? 2 5/8" 16  
9A902 R/R -39 Young tree, large size, good crop, good flavor, sponge? 2 7/16" 19  
Commercial
21C83 Honey Red Dino GR/R -42 Heavy crop, nice shape. 2 7/16" 18-21 Reference
26C167 Honey Dino GR/dR -40 Good crop, ok flavor now, nice shape. 2 7/16" 18-21 Reference
Plum-cots
13C354 PC -50 Young tree, still firm, good flavor. small 20-22 Last week
BRADFORD FARMS - 2012 SHOWINGS & SELECTIONS Delivered to KO
Location: Le Grand, CA
DATE: June 27, 2012 -34
Nectarines Reference: Spring Bright -42 Kay Pearl -33 Size Brix
54P177 YNC -43 With signature nectarine. Nice size, great flavor - firm! 2 7/8" 15-18 Baby Tree
2C866 WN mLC -42 Last week selection, still firm, good size on small tree. 2 3/4" 18 Baby Tree
64P467 WNC -38 Good color & size, ex.balanced flavor, d. red w/freckles. 2 7/8 - 3" 21  
29C12 WNC -38 Balanced flavor, very firm, freckles, dark red, shape? 2 7/8" 19  
67M11 YNC mLC -38 Good size, very firm, full color, strong flavor, a little tart. 2 7/8" 18  
28C336 WNC mLC -37 ROCK firmness, some freckles, large for a small tree. 2 5/8" 21 Baby Tree
67M10 YNCSA mLC -37 Large, balanced flavor, nice color, firm. 2 7/8 - 3" 21  
10A24 WNC -37 Good crop, nice shape, d.red w/freckles, v.nice flavor. 2 7/8 - 3" 20  
31C758 WNC mLC -36 Pearlicious VI. Kingsburg Orchard commercial variety. Very nice crop, shape, size, and flavor. 3" 18  
31C212 YNC -36 With Spring Bright, very heavy crop, med.color, firm. 3" 14  
30C917 WNC -32 Pearlicious VII. FT. Overcropped, dark red, nice balanced flavor, very firm. 2 7/8" 18  
Peaches Reference: Pearl Princess -36 Size Brix
66P141 WPF -43 Very large, firm, ex.shape, medium flavor. 3 1/4" 17  
58P522 YPSA mLC -42 Huge, ex.shape, good color, nice flavor & ok firm. 3 1/8" 20 2nd Look
Bright Prin. YPF mLC -40 Reference: Excellent size, shape, flavor, and firmness. 3 1/8" 14-16  
36M532 WPC -36 Balanced flavor, good size on young tree. 3" 17 Young Tree
35P249 WPF mLC -36 Pearl Princess. Large, firm, ex.flavor, nice shape & color. 3 1/8" 15-19  
Plums/IS Reference: Ebony Treat 24C93 B/R -35 Size Brix
23C155 G/Y -43 Good size, good flavor, ok crop. Scuff Test. 2 7/16" 18 2nd Look
6P973 RG/R -40 Large size, medium crop, firm, flavor? 2 5/8" 16-18 2nd Look
11P272 R/R -40 Good crop, excellent flavor, good size. 2 5/8" 17  
27C744 dRG/dR -39 Good size, medium crop, excellent flavor. 2 1/2" 20  
9A530 B/R -39 Good crop, good size, good flavor, shape? 2 1/2" 15  
14P874 RG/R -38 Baby tree, good size, good crop, ok flavor. 2 7/16" 18  
6P978 R/Y -38 Young tree, large size, ok crop, excellent flavor. 2 1/2" 21  
8C830 dR/R -38 Baby tree, large size, good flavor, medium crop. 2 5/8" 19  
26C877 RY/Y -38 Good flavor, ok crop, good size. 2 1/2" 18  
4P747 R/dR -38 Excellent flavor, good crop, ok size. 2 2/8" 20 Last Year
13G540 RG/R -37 Excellent flavor, heart shape, ok size, medium crop. 2 3/8" 18-22  
11B282 R/R -37 Baby tree, good crop, medium size, excellent flavor. 2 1/4" 20  
8M70 R/dR -37 Young tree. Large size, excellent flavor, medium crop. 2 5/8" 17-19  
23C170 G/Y -35 Good size, good flavor, ok crop, crisp. 2 3/8" 22  
18C622 RY/Y -34 Young tree, medium size, good flavor, good crop. 2 1/4" 19  
26C884 R/O -34 Young tree, good flavor, good size, good crop, nice color. 2 1/2" 18  
6A878 R/R -34 Large size, medium crop, ok flavor. 2 3/4" 16  
40M633 DD -34 Large size, ok crop, flavor? 2 3/4" 15-18  
Commercial
27C714 B/R -40 Good crop, good size, ok flavor, nice shape. 2 1/2" 15-18 Reference
26C324 R/R -35 Crimson Diamond. Heavy crop, large size, ok flavor. 2 5/8" 17-20 Reference
24C93 B/R -35 Ebony Treat. Heavy crop, good flavor, good size. 2 1/2" 15-19 Reference
21P1155 RG/R -32 Dapple Dino. Good crop, good size, ok flavor now. 2 1/2" 17-22 Preview
Plum-cots
37P1018 PC -38 Black Velvet. Good crop, firm, excellent flavor. 2 3/8" 20-22  
Johnny D's Test Block:
29C565 WNC -35 Crimson Pearl. Good crop, firm, great flavor, nice size, fairly clean with a few freckles. 3" 15-18  
30C917 WNC -32 Huge at top of tree, dark red, very firm, clean. 3 1/4" 16-18  
BRADFORD FARMS - 2012 SHOWINGS & SELECTIONS Delivered to KO
Location: Le Grand, CA
DATE: July 5, 2012 -26
Nectarines Reference: Candy Pearl -28 Red Bright -30 Size Brix
67M10 YNCSA mLC -37 Large, balanced flavor, nice color, firm - still firm! 2 7/8 - 3" 21 2nd Look
31C758 WNC mLC -36 Pearlicious VI. Kingsburg Orchard commercial variety. Very nice crop, shape, size, and flavor. 3" 18 2nd Look
0P232 YNC -34 Huge crop, giant size, dark red color, week after Spr.Brt. 3 1/8"    
30C917 WNC -32 Pearlicious VII. FT. Overcropped, dark red, nice balanced flavor, very firm. 2 7/8" 18 2nd Look
1P708 YNCSA -26 Sugarine. Good crop, firm, nice shape, m.color, sweet. 3" 20  
Peaches Reference: Pearl Princess -36 Size Brix
2P73 YPC -32 Red Princess. Huge crop, giant size, v.firm, d.red color! 3 - 3 1/4" 15  
66M53 WPC -32 Large with candy flavor, firm, original tree is weak. 3 1/4" 20-28  
41P1134 WPF -30 Large with really good flavor on younger tree. 3 1/4" 20  
64P187 YPCSA mLC -30 Giant size, flat shape, red/yellow skin, firm, sweet. 3- 3 1/4" 20 NEW
6G109 WPF -28 Last year's giant, not very firm this year - bud cutting? 3 3/8" 16  
Plums/IS Reference: Black Raspberry 22C534 R/dR -30 Size Brix
26C877 RY/Y -38 Last Week's Tiger: Good flavor, ok crop, good size. 2 1/2" 18 Scuff Test
60M5 RGY/R -30 Large size, medium crop, ok flavor, shape? 2 5/8" 19  
21C38 RG/R -30 Young tree, large size, ok flavor, medium crop. 2 3/4" 16-19  
40M901 R/R -29 Young tree, heavy crop, good flavor, large size. 2 1/2" 18  
18C438 RG/R -29 Young tree, large size, medium crop, ok flavor. 2 5/8" 16-18 Last Year
23C437 dP/R -29 Good crop, good size, good flavor, slight sponge. 2 7/16" 17-19  
20C12 R/R -27 Young tree, good crop, good size, ok flavor. 2 7/16" 24  
62M312 R/W -26 Good size, medium crop, ok flavor, firm. 2 1/2" 18  
26C181 dR/R -26 Young tree, large size, good crop, ok flavor. 2 3/4" 17-19  
33M487 RG/R -26 Heavy crop, good size, good flavor, firm. 2 1/2" 21  
26C20 R/R -26 Young tree, heavy crop, good size, ok flavor. 2 1/2" 18  
1A276 R/R -26 Young tree, Good flavor, good crop, nice shape. 2 5/8" 18 Last Year
2A653 RG/R -26 Young tree, heavy crop, good size, good flavor. 2 7/16" 18  
25C501 R/RO -26 Baby tree, large size, heavy crop, flavor? 2 5/8" 16-18  
7A114 R/R -25 Young tree, large size, firm, flavor?, good crop. 2 3/4" 16 Last Year
17G58 R/R -25 Good crop, large size, firm, ex.flavor, round shape. 2 5/8" 19  
62M222 B/W -25 Good crop, ok size, ok flavor. 2 1/2" 18  
5A450 R/Y -24 Young tree, heavy crop, good size, firm, flavor? 2 7/16" 18  
Commercial
21P1155 RG/R -32 Dapple Dino. Good crop, good size, ok flavor now. 2 1/2" 17-22  
21C277 RG/R -32 Good crop, ok size, good flavor, slight sponge. 2 7/16" 18-20  
22C534 B/dR -30 Black Raspberry. Excellent flavor, large crop, good size. 2 3/4" 19 Reference
Plum-cots
37P1018 PC -38 Black Velvet. Good crop, firm, excellent flavor. 2 3/8" 20-22  
BRADFORD FARMS - 2012 SHOWINGS & SELECTIONS Delivered to KO
Location: Le Grand, CA
DATE: July 10, 2012 -21
Reference: 31C758 -36 : Majestic Pearl -14 : Timing
Nectarines Reference: Grand Bright -24 Sugarine -26 Size Brix
28C843 WNC -28 Very large size, firm, bal.flavor, dark red color. 3 1/8" 18-20 A week ago
29C13 WNC -24 Dark red, rock hard, v.sweet, small tree with good size. 2 7/8" 18-25 small tree
14A278 WNC -23 Young tree, large size, firm, nice flavor, ok color. 3" 16-18 small tree
60P1076 YNCSA -22 HUGE, ok crop, firm, ok flavor - a little corking. 3 1/4" 18  
60P1067 WNC -21 Good size, bal.flavor, average shape, firm, ave.color. 3" 17-20 Young tree
Peaches Reference: Diamond Princess -25 Size Brix
17A1174 YPCSA mLC -24 HUGE, firm, m.crop, ok flavor. 3 3/8" 15-16  
36M223 WPC -23 Small tree with nice size, firm, good crop & flavor. 3" 16 Young tree
66M399 YPF -22 Standard peach with great flavor, v.firm, m.color. 3" 15 Baby tree
Plums/IS Reference: Ebony Sweet 22C321 B/RW -18 Size Brix
11P1178 Y/Y -24 Very heavy crop, medium size, excellent flavor. 2 3/8" 21  
11P1225 Y/Y -23 Good size, light crop, excellent flavor. 2 1/2" 22-24  
20C193 B/R -22 Large size, ok crop, good flavor, crisp. 2 5/8" 20  
8C110 RG/R -22 Baby tree, good size, good flavor, ok crop. 2 1/2" 20  
32P151 R/Yring -21 Excellent flavor, good size, good crop - lenticels & fruitpunch flavor. 2 1/2" 20-22 Last Year
22C198 dR/Y -21 Large size, good flavor, good crop. 2 3/4" 20  
38P852 R/Y -20 Large size, medium crop, good flavor, very firm. 2 5/8" 22  
Commercial
26C167 GR/dR -40 Honey Dino. Good crop, ok flavor now, nice shape. 2 7/16" 18-21 Way Past
24C93 B/R -35 Ebony Treat. Heavy crop, good flavor, good size. 2 1/2" 15-19 Way Past
21P1155 RG/R -32 Dapple Dino. Good crop, good size, ok flavor now. 2 1/2" 17-22 Reference
22C534 B/dR -30 Black Raspberry. Excellent flavor, large crop, good size. 2 3/4" 19 Reference
22C321 B/Pk -18 Ebony Sweet. Large size, good crop, ok flavor. 2 3/4" 16 Reference
0C142 RG/R -15 Wartfrog. Ok flavor now, good crop, ok size. 2 1/2" 16 Preview
1C116 RG/R -12 Red Phoenix. Ok flavor now, large size, good crop. 2 5/8" 16 Preview
7M423 R/R -8 Sunrise. Preview - one week away.     Preview
Plum-cots
37P1018 PC -38 Black Velvet. Good crop, firm, excellent flavor. 2 3/8" 20-22  
BRADFORD FARMS - 2012 SHOWINGS & SELECTIONS Delivered to KO
Location: Le Grand, CA
DATE: July 18, 2012 -10
Nectarines Reference: Majestic Pearl -14 Size Brix
14A278 WNC -20 Young tree, large size, nice flavor, ok color - still firm. 3" 18-20 small tree
60P534 WNC -18 ROCK hard, pure sugar, dark red, small tree - too sweet. 2 3/4" 22-27 Baby Tree
28C145 YNCSA -16 Firm, ex.color, nice flavor. 3 - 3 1/4" 20  
31C841 YNCSA mLC -16 Very large, good crop, ex.color, firm. 3 1/4" 16-20  
3C456 WNC -15 Giant size on small tree, firm, ok color. 3"   Baby Tree
35P196 WNC -12 V.heavy crop, average color, med.size, balanced flavor. 3" 24  
Peaches Reference: Candy Princess -15 Size Brix
11G1175 WPF LC -17 Heavy crop, nice size, firm, good color, ave.flavor. 3 - 3 1/4" 14  
31C664 WPC mLC -15 Giant size, pretty firm, ok color. 3 1/2" 16  
Plums/IS Reference: Red Phoenix 1C116 RG/R -12 Size Brix
26C386 RY/Y -16 Young tree, good crop, good size, ok flavor. 2 1/2" 19  
21C715 R/R -14 Young tree, ok size, medium crop, good flavor. 2 5/8" 20  
27P740 RG/R -14 Good size, ok crop, excellent flavor. 2 1/2" 20-22 Last Year
14P873 GR/R -14 Young tree, good flavor, large sizegood crop. 2 5/8" 20  
11P320 GR/dR -13 Heavy crop, good flavor, ok size. 2 1/2" 20 Last Year
3A132 R/R -13 Large size, heavy crop, good flavor, slight oblong shape. 2 5/8" 18  
32P23 RY/Y -13 Good size, ok crop, excellent flavor. 2 1/2" 21-23  
28P103 GR/R -13 Large size, heavy crop, flavor? 2 3/4" 18-20  
26C600 R/dR -13 Baby tree, Giant size, good flavor, good crop. 2 3/4" 21  
20C300 RG/R -13 Young tree, large size, good flavor, good crop. 2 7/8" 17-19  
4C223 RG/dR -13 Good crop, good size, ok flavor. 2 1/2" 20  
5M498 R/dR -12 Young tree, good crop, excellent flavor. 2 1/2" 21  
39M134 RG/R -10 Good crop, ok flavor, good size. 2 1/2" 24  
60M492 RG/Pk -6 Good crop, good size, good flavor. 2 1/2" 22 Last Year
Commercial
22C321 B/RW -18 Ebony Sweet. Large size, good crop, ok flavor. 2 3/4" 16 Reference
0C142 RG/R -15 Wartfrog. Ok flavor now, good crop, ok size. 2 1/2" 16 Reference
38P827 Y/Y -15 Honeysuckle Rose.     Reference
1C116 RG/R -12 Red Phoenix. Ok flavor now, large size, good crop. 2 5/8" 16 Reference
0C83 RG/dR -10 Good flavor, good crop, medium size. 2 3/8" 21 Reference
7M423 R/R -8 Good flavor, good crop, ok size. 2 7/16" 19 Reference
Johnny D's & KO Test Blocks:
28C145 YNCSA -14 Firm, ex.color, ex.flavor, GIANT size. 3 - 3 1/2" 16  
35M200 WNC -12 Nice size, firm, ex.color, great flavor. 3" 19  
BRADFORD FARMS - 2012 SHOWINGS & SELECTIONS Delivered to KO
Location: Le Grand, CA
DATE: July 24, 2012 -4
Nectarines Reference: Summer Fire YNC -4 Size Brix
15G222 WNC -14 Majestic Pearl: Fantastic flavor, firmness, color, etc. 3 1/8" 18-22  
64P458 WNF -14 Rock firmness, freestone, balanced flavor, d.red color. 3" 23 Young Tree
19P892 WNC -4 Nice timing. Firm, med.color, ex.flavor, good size on small tree - slight corking. 2 7/8" 18  
Peaches Reference: Snow Princess WPF +0 Size Brix
20P1156 YPF -8 Heavy crop, medium size, nice flavor, good cavity, good color. 3 1/8" 14  
48P270 WPF -7 Ice Queen: Heavy crop, great shape, v.firm, nice cavity, dark color, great flavor - ok size like Snow Princess. 3 1/4" 18-22  
60P115 WPC -5 Giant size on baby tree - firm, v.sweet - off flavor? 3 1/2" 20 Baby Tree
Plums/IS Reference: Red Phoenix 1C116 RG/R -12 Size Brix
6C404 RG/dR -8 Young tree, slight tip, excellent flavor, good size. 2 5/8" 20-24  
22C108 R/R -8 Heavy crop, excellent flavor, good size. 2 5/8" 21  
6P23 R/OR -6 Young tree, good flavor, ok crop, ok size. 2 1/2" 20  
20C415 RG/R -5 Small graft, large size, excellent flavor, ok crop. 2 3/4" 21-23  
3A1103 R/R -5 Young tree, giant size, ok crop ok flavor. 2 7/8" 19  
22C185 B/Y -5 Giant size, heavy crop, ok flavor. 3" 18 Last Year
33M157 Y/Y -4 Heavy crop, good size, good flavor, nice shape. 2 5/8" 18-20 Last Year
20C65 RG/R -3 Young tree, large size, light crop, good flavor. 2 3/4" 22  
1A1148 R/Yring -3 Young tree, large size, medium crop, good flavor. 2 5/8" 20  
26C228 GR/R -3 Young tree, good size, medium crop, flavor? 2 5/8" 19-21  
9M22 RY/R -2 Ok size, medium crop, good flavor, medium size. 2 1/2" 21 Last Year
1A270 RG/R -1 Good crop, ok size, good flavor. 2 5/8" 21  
25C381 RG/R +3 Young tree, heavy crop, large size, good flavor. 2 3/4" 19 Preview
Commercial
1C116 RG/R -12 Red Phoenix. Ok flavor now, large size, good crop. 2 5/8" 20 Reference
0C83 RG/dR -10 Dapple Phoenix: Good flavor, good crop, medium size. 2 3/8" 21 Reference
7M423 R/R -8 Sunrise: Good flavor, good crop, ok size. 2 7/16" 19 Reference
Johnny D's & KO Test Blocks:
28C145 YNCSA -14 Firm, ex.color, ex.flavor, GIANT size. 3 - 3 1/2" 20  
35M200 WNC -12 Nice size, firm, ex.color, great flavor. 3" 19  
13A378 WNF -8 Freestone, large, firm, sweet balanced flavor. 3" 18  
             
             
BRADFORD FARMS - 2012 SHOWINGS & SELECTIONS Delivered to KO
Location: Le Grand, CA
DATE: Aug. 1, 2012 +4
Nectarines Reference: Summer Fire YNC -4 Size Brix
59P1090 YNC -4 Last week, still firm, good size. 3 1/8" 18  
35M155 YNCSA +0 Firm, m.size, ex.color, nice flavor. 3" 17-20 Young Tree
60P349 WNC +3 Huge size, m.color, good flavor, slt.cork. 3 1/4" 18-20 Young Tree
62P215 YNCSA +3 Large, weak color color, some russet, great flavor. 3 1/8" 22  
Peaches Reference: Snow Princess WPF +0 Size Brix
36M103 WPC +3 Rock firm, ex.shape and color, great flavor. 3 1/8" 22 Young Tree
14P49 WPC +5 GIANT, no cork, few split pits firm. 3 1/2" 17  
4P822 YPFSA +5 Huge, big crop, ave.flavor. 3 1/2" 15  
Plums/IS Reference: Grenadine 22C422 R/RY +15? Size Brix
1A270 RG/R -1 Good crop, ok size, good flavor. 2 5/8" 21 Last Week
22C417 B/R +0 Mild flavor, large size, medium crop, ex.look, no flaws. 2 7/8" 20 Last Year
25C381 RG/R +1 Young tree, heavy crop, large size, slight dirt flavor. 2 3/4" 20 Last Week
9M3 GR/Pk +1 Heavy crop, good flavor, variable size. 2 1/2" 21  
25C16 B/Y +1 Young tree, heavy crop, good size, egg shape. 2 5/8" 20  
1A1019 R/R +3 Young tree, heavy crop, good size, nice shape. 2 5/8" 18  
40M561 YR/Y +4 Good crop, ok flavor, good size. 2 5/8" 19-21  
20C297 RG/R +4 Young tree, large size, good crop, ok flavor. 2 7/8" 18-22  
6C105 R/Y +4 Excellent flavor, good size, few tip cracks, good crop. 2 5/8" 21-23  
6P925 RG/R +4 Large size, good crop, ok flavor. 3" 19  
36P435 R/R +4 Was +20 last year, excellent flavor, heavy crop, ok size. 2 1/2" 20 Last Year
14P382 R/R +4 Was +17 last year, Large size, heavy crop, ok flavor. 2 7/8" 20 Last Year
17G1117 R/Yring +5 Excellent flavor, medium crop, medium size. 2 1/2" 23  
9G1010 R/R +6 Large size, heavy crop, ok flavor. 2 7/8" 21  
9G951 GR/R +6 Good crop, good size, good flavor. 2 1/2" 20-22  
Commercial
7M423 R/R -8 Sunrise - Good flavor, good crop, ok size. 2 7/16" 19-21 Reference
36P999 R/R +2 Excellent flavor, heavy crop, medium size. 2 5/8" 20 Reference
22C422 R/RY +15? Grenadine - Heavy crop, medium size, ok flavor. 2 7/16" 18 Reference
BRADFORD FARMS - 2012 SHOWINGS & SELECTIONS Delivered to KO
Location: Le Grand, CA
DATE: Aug. 8, 2012 +16
Plums/IS Reference: Grenadine 22C422 R/RY +15? Size Brix
22C417 B/R +0 Mild flavor, large size, medium crop, ex.look, no flaws. 2 7/8" 20 Last Year
63M57 GR/Pk +9 Heavy crop, excellent flavor, good size, slight sponge. 2 1/2" 23  
43M547 R/R +10 Excellent flavor, heavy crop, medium size. 2 1/2" 23  
63M768 B/Y +10 Large size, firm, ok flavor, medium crop. 2 3/4" 20-25  
34M33 B/Y +10 Giant size, heavy crop, ok flavor, very firm. 3" 20-22  
6M534 RY/Y +11 Excellent flavor, good size, medium crop, firm. 2 5/8" 24 Last Year
0C82 RG/R +12 Good flavor, good size, medium crop, firm. 2 5/8" 22 Last Year
20C46 R/R +13 Young tree, good crop, good flavor, ok size. 2 1/2" 21-25  
36P597 RY/Y +13 Heavy crop, good size, nice shape, ok flavor. 2 3/4" 20  
9C125 R/R +14 Young tree, fruit punch flavor, ok size, ok crop, shape? 2 1/2" 19-23  
20C353 GY/Y +14 Young tree, ok crop, good flavor, good size. 2 5/8" 20 Last Year
21C180 GR/R +14 Was +24 last year, excellent flavor, light crop, med. Size. 2 1/2" 24  
25C147 GR/R +14 Was +25 last year, excellent flavor, heavy crop, good size. 2 5/8" 20-22  
48P878 Y/Y +15 Excellent flavor, ok crop, medium size. 2 1/2" 21-23 Last Year
8P935 G/Y +15 Large size, good flavor, ok crop. 2 3/4" 22-24  
8P908 B/R +15 Good crop, good size, good flavor. 2 1/2" 22-25  
60M655 RG/R +15 Good crop, good flavor, ok size, firm. 2 1/2" 21-25  
61M654 GR/GY +15 Excellent flavor, good size, medium crop, thick skin. 2 1/2" 22-24 Last Year
62M938 G/G +17 Good crop, good size, good flavor, nice shape. 2 5/8" 18-25 Last Year
33M34 P/W +18 Small tree, large size, mild flavor, medium crop. 2 7/8" 19-23 Last Year
Commercial
22C422 R/RY +15? Grenadine - Heavy crop, medium size, ok flavor, no shoulder tearing issues this year. 2 7/16" 18 Reference
25P616 RYG/Pk +15 HUGE size, ok crop, slight sponge - great production last year. 2 3/4" 20-22 Reference
27P326 P/R +25 Excellent flavor, good crop, large size. 2 5/8" 22 Reference
Nectarines Reference: August Bright +10 Giant Pearl +12 Size Brix
62P215 YNCSA +8 Large, weak color color, some russet, great flavor. 3 1/8" 22 2nd Look
60P268 WNC +10 Huge, v.sweet, firm, color? 3 1/8" 22 Young Tree
60P1063 WNC +17 Good crop, firm, nice shape, better color than Giant Prl. 3" 19  
60P708 WNC +17 Firm, med.color, balanced flavor, no cork. 3 1/8" 18-22  
47P130 WNC +17 Firm, good color toward sun, no cork, sweet. 3" 19  
Peaches Reference: Snow Princess WPF +0 Size Brix
14P49 WPC +10 GIANT, no cork, few split pits firm. 3 1/2" 17 2nd Look
68P1116 YPC +12 Giant size, firm, good flavor, ok shape, ave.color. 3 3/8" 16  
Johnny D's & KO Test Blocks:
55P278 WNC +14 H.crop, ex.color, nice size - impressive w/Giant Prl. 3 1/8" 17  
13G368 WPF +14 Great color, bal.flavor, firm, nice shape - USA size. 3 1/2" 16  
14A684 WNC +23 H.crop, outstanding color, med.size. 3" 18  
15G304 WPC +24 Preview: Huge size. 3 3/4"    
7G820 WNC +25 Preview: Huge size with heavy crop, nice color. 3 1/4"    
BRADFORD FARMS - 2012 SHOWINGS & SELECTIONS
Location: Le Grand, CA
DATE: Aug. 15, 2012 +23
Nectarines Reference: August Bright +10 Giant Pearl +12 Size Brix
60P1063 WNC +17 Good crop, firm, nice shape, better color than Giant Prl - slt.cork. 3" 19-24 2nd Look
47P130 WNC +17 Firm, med.color toward sun, v.slt.cork, sweet. 3 1/8" 19-25 2nd Look
14A922 YNC +20 Large, no cork, firm, peach flavor, ave.color. 3 1/8" 16  
14A909 YNC +20 Large, no cork, firm, peach flavor, ave.color. 3 1/8" 15  
60P716 WNC +22 Firm, med.color, balanced flavor, no cork. 3" 18-24  
31C834 WNC +26 Large, firm, ex.flavor, a few tips - a late Giant Pearl. 3 1/8" 21  
Peaches Reference: Snow Princess WPF +0 Size Brix
13G368 WFP +12 Fantastic color, v.nice flavor, firm, holds well, nice size, h.crop, great shape - excellent color at Johnny D's. 3 1/4" 18  
48P606 WPF +23 Glacier Princess. Large, firm, nice flavor, color? 3 1/2" 17  
Plums/IS Reference: Autumn Honey 10P336 GR/RY +30 Size Brix
36P435 R/R +10 Showed at +4, large size, medium crop, good flavor. 2 3/4" 19 Two Weeks Ago
39P1134 GR/R +10 Large size, medium crop, good flavor, still firm. 2 5/8" 21-23 Last Year
63M278 RG/R +12 Heavy crop, large size, good flavor, nice shape. 2 7/8" 20 Last Year
64M420 R/dR +20 Young tree, large size, good crop, good flavor. 2 5/8" 21-25  
11C428 GRY/Y +22 Young tree, excellent flavor, medium crop, ok size. 2 1/2" 27  
63M141 R/R +22 Heavy crop, giant size, good flavor, nice shape. 3" 20 Last Year
8C488 RG/R +23 Young tree, excellent flavor, mild skin, dense. 2 1/2" 23-25  
7C312 G/Y +23 Young tree, good flavor, good crop, large size. 2 5/8" 21  
20C3 G/Pk +25 Was +32 last year, Young tree, excellent flavor, crisp. 2 5/8" 24-30 Last Year
19A1167 RG/R +25 Was +43 last year, heavy crop, good flavor, firm. 2 3/4" 21  
35P415 RY/Pk +25 Ok flavor, nice shape, good crop, ok size. 2 1/2" 20-24 Last Year
26C354 GR/R +25 Young tree, heavy crop, excellent flavor, good size. 2 5/8" 23  
25C37 R/R +25 Young tree, large size, good flavor, ok crop. 2 3/4" 20-22  
1A871 RG/Y +25 Excellent flavor, heavy crop, ok size, color? 2 1/2" 20-23  
27P326 P/R +25 Excellent flavor, good crop, large size. 2 5/8" 22 Last Year
42M1096 R/Y +26 Heavy crop, good flavor, good size, slight dryness. 2 5/8" 23  
25C34 RG/R +26 Young tree, excellent flavor, good crop, ok size. 2 1/2" 23  
0C589 GYR/RO +30 Heavy crop, good flavor, good size, slight sponge. 2 5/8" 21 Last Year
Commercial
31P723 RYG/Pk +18 Dino - Large size, good crop, good flavor. 2 7/8" 22 Reference
22C553 B/R +23 Black Knight - Large size, medium crop, good flavor. 2 3/4" 22 Reference
10P336 GR/RY +30 Autumn Honey - Heavy crop, medium size, good flavor. 2 1/2" 22-25 Reference
40P60 P/R +30 Midnight Jewel - Heavy crop, ok size, good flavor. 2 1/2" 23 Reference
Johnny D's & KO Test Blocks:
             
             
             
BRADFORD FARMS - 2012 SHOWINGS & SELECTIONS
Location: Le Grand, CA
DATE: Aug. 23, 2012 +31
Nectarines Reference: September Bright +30 Size Brix
7G824 WNC +30 Good crop, firm, nice shape, sweet, pretty nice color. 3 1/8" 20  
Peaches Size Brix
36M22 WPF +30 Huge crop, huge size, firm, med.flavor with good sugar, weak color, a few suture clefts near the shoulder. 3 3/4" 16-18  
65M505 YPCSA +30 Great again this year. Large, ex.color, firm, sweet, nice shape. 3 3/8 18  
65M195 YPCSA +35 Huge crop, large size, golden yellow and red in color, firm, nice flavor, no cork, good shape. 3 3/8" 18 13P800
Plums/IS Reference: Autumn Honey 10P336 GR/RY +30 Size Brix
33M157 Y/Y -4 Still firm, First shown July 24th, heavy crop, good size, good flavor, nice shape. 2 5/8" 18-22 Last Year July 24th
19A1167 RG/R +25 Was +43 last year, heavy crop, good flavor, firm. 2 3/4" 21 Last Year Last Week
63M141 R/R +22 Heavy crop, giant size, good flavor, nice shape. 3" 20 Last Year Last Week
20C3 G/Pk +25 Was +32 last year, Young tree, excellent flavor, crisp. 2 5/8" 24-30 Last Year Last Week
42M1096 R/Y +26 Heavy crop, good flavor, good size, slight dryness. 2 5/8" 23 Last Week
7P2 GR/R +27 Young tree, heavy crop, good flavor, ok size. 2 1/2" 23 NEW
3C466 RGY/Pk +30 Large size, ok crop, good flavor, shape? 2 3/4" 19-21 NEW
1A1091 GR/Y +30 Good flavor, large size, medium crop. 2 5/8" 22 Last Year
8C279 GR/Pk +32 Young tree, excellent flavor, ok size, ok crop. 2 1/2" 21 NEW
60M1043 RG/R +32 Excellent flavor, good size, medium crop, shape? 2 5/8" 24-27 NEW
42M1037 R/Y +33 Good flavor, large size, good crop, slight sponge. 2 1/2" 24 NEW
42M1055 R/Y +33 Excellent flavor, large size, good crop. 2 3/4" 25 NEW
2C431 RG/R +33 Heavy crop, excellent flavor, ok size. 2 1/2" 22 Last Year
20C280 G/Pk +33 Good crop, good flavor, ok size. 2 1/2" 21 NEW
11P205 R/R +35 Heavy crop, firm, round and slightly flat, extremely sweet and juicy, nice smooth color - could be +20 to +45. 2 7/16" 20-24  
Commercial
22C553 B/R +23 Black Knight - Large size, medium crop, good flavor. 2 3/4" 22 Reference
10P336 GR/RY +30 Autumn Honey - Heavy crop, medium size, good flavor. 2 1/2" 22-25 Reference
0C768 B/R +30 Heavy crop, good flavor, good size. 2 5/8" 22 Reference
0C589 GYR/RO +40 Heavy crop, good flavor, good size, slight sponge. 2 5/8" 21 Reference
Johnny D's & KO Test Blocks:
13G368 WPF +12 Fantastic color, v.nice flavor, firm, holds well, nice size, h.crop, great shape - excellent color at Johnny D's. STILL FIRM! 3 1/2" 18 3rd Look
65M505 YPCSA +30 Large, ex.color, firm, sweet, nice shape - will stay firm for several weeks. 3 3/8 17  
BRADFORD FARMS - 2012 SHOWINGS & SELECTIONS Delivered to KO
Location: Le Grand, CA
DATE: Sept. 6, 2012 +45
Nectarines Reference: Autumn Bright +40 Size Brix
60P1063 WNC +17 Good crop, firm, nice shape, better color than Giant Prl - slt.cork. 3" 19-24 16A1190 orig
31C834 WNC +26 Large, firm, ex.flavor, a few tips - a late Giant Pearl. 3 1/8" 21 14A850 orig
7G824 WNC +30 Good crop, firm, nice shape, sweet, pretty nice color. 3 1/8" 20 2nd Look
66M554 YNCSA +40 H.crop, med.size, firm, yellow color, super sweet, rough. 3" 25 MJ?
7G820 WNC +40 H.crop, good size, firm, med.color, v.sweet. 3 1/8" 20  
Peaches Size Brix
65M505 YPCSA +30 Great again this year. Large, ex.color, firm, sweet, nice shape. 3 3/8 20  
10A732 WPC +32 Tough, full color, l.crop, sweet. 3 1/2" 19  
20P966 WPF +40 Large size, heavy crop, small tree, g.color, mild flavor, cavity is only average. 3 1/2" 16-18  
14G872 WPF +40 Outstanding size and color, firm, med.flavor, firm, g.crop. 3 1/2" 18  
8G1073 YPC +40 Outstanding! Heavy crop, large size, nice color, great peach flavor, nice shape, firm. 3 1/2" 16  
Plums/IS Reference: OC498 B/R +45 Sept. Yummy R/Y +45 Size Brix
64M420 R/dR +20 Young tree, large size, good crop, good flavor. 2 5/8" 21-25 2 weeks ago
19A1167 RG/R +25 Was +43 last year, heavy crop, good flavor, firm. 2 3/4" 21 Last Year 3rd Week
7P2 GR/R +27 Young tree, heavy crop, good flavor, ok size. 2 1/2" 23 NEW Last Week
25C44 R/R +30 Still firm, heavy crop, good flavor, ok size. 2 1/2" 20  
24C884 R/Y +34 Good crop, large size, ok flavor, older tree. 2 3/4" 20 Last Year
20C61 B/Y +35 Excellent flavor, ok size, ok crop. 2 1/2" 21-24  
7C491 R/R +35 Baby tree, good flavor, large size, good crop. 2 5/8" 21  
10G702 GR/R +35 Baby tree, giant size, medium crop, ok flavor. 2 5/8" 19-22  
11P205 R/R +35 Heavy crop, firm, round and slightly flat, extremely sweet and juicy, nice smooth color - could be +20 to +45. 2 7/16" 20-24  
5P1030 RY/Y +37 Heavy crop, good flavor, good size. 2 5/8" 21-24  
5M180 RG/Pk +37 Ok size, medium crop, good flavor. 2 5/8" 23 Last Year
33M616 R/Y +37 Heavy crop, good flavor, ok size. 2 1/2" 20-23 Last Year
5M552 R/RY +37 Excellent flavor, light crop, medium size. 2 7/16" 23-26  
25C20 R/R +40 Young tree, ok crop, good size, good flavor. 2 5/8" 20-22  
0C89 RG/RO +40 Young graft, light crop, excellent flavor, large size. 2 3/4" 24 Last Year
1A851 R/R +43 Young tree, good crop, ok flavor, ok size. 2 1/2" 23  
63M141 BRN/R +44 Large, ex.flavor, good crop. 2 5/8" 24  
42M7 RG/R +44 Young graft, heavy crop, excellent flavor, good size. 2 5/8" 21  
Commercial
0C589 GYR/RO +40 Heavy crop, good flavor, good size, slight sponge. 2 5/8" 21 Reference
0C498 B/R +45 Heavy crop, large size, ok flavor. 2 3/4" 18 Reference
Johnny D's & KO Test Blocks:
             
             
             
             
             
BRADFORD FARMS - 2012 SHOWINGS & SELECTIONS
Location: Le Grand, CA
DATE: Sept. 19, 2012 +58
Nectarines Reference: Autumn Bright +40 Size Brix
13A959 WNC +50 Acid flavor, nice sugar, firm, good color, nice crop, a few tips, very slight corking. 3" 19  
54P1065 WNC +60 H.crop, nice size, firm, ex.balanced flavor, medium color. 2 7/8" 21 See at JD
13A337 WNF +60 Good crop, very nice balanceed flavor, firm, smallish with pretty rough skin, some red with greenish background. 2 3/4" 20-22 Mike J
Peaches Size Brix
8G1073 YPC +40 Outstanding! Heavy crop, large size, nice color, great peach flavor, nice shape, firm - still firm and colorful. 3 1/2" 16 3rd Look
69P1151 YPCSA +50 Large size, good flavor, firm and crisp, nice color. 3 1/4" 20 3rd Look
Plums/IS Reference: Size Brix
35P415 RY/Pk +25 First shown 8/15, Ok flavor, nice shape, good crop, ok size. 2 1/2" 20-24 Last Year
1A851 R/R +43 Young tree, still firm, good crop, ok flavor, ok size. 2 1/2" 23  
0C730 B/Pk +50 Heavy crop, large size, good flavor, shape? 2 3/4" 20 Last Year
7A987 R/Y +50 Heavy crop, large size, excellent flavor, nice shape. 2 3/4" 24  
8A719 R/R +50 Baby tree, heavy crop, ok flavor, ok size, heart shape. 2 1/2" 20  
5M527 B/W +50 Good size, good flavor, nice crop, crisp, firm. 2 5/8" 22  
14B280 R/O +50 Was +80, Ok size, good flavor, good crop, dull color. 2 1/2" 23 Last Year
24C115 R/Y +52 Pineapple flavor, ok crop, ok size. 2 1/2" 22  
7C801 GR/Pk +52 Young tree, large size, good crop, good flavor. 2 3/4" 21-24 Last Year
5C575 GR/R +52 Young tree, excellent flavor, ok crop, good size. 2 5/8" 22-24  
8C358 R/R +53 Cherry flavor, heavy crop, ok size. 2 1/2" 20  
28P629 R/R +53 Young tree, good size, nice flavor. 2 5/8" 22 Last Year
8M225 RG/R +55 Tough skin, good size, good flavor, crisp. 2 5/8" 23  
25C480 GY/Y +58 Good flavor, good crop, ok size, no scuff on tree. 2 5/8" 21-25  
20C280 G/Y +58 Medium size, excellent flavor, ok crop. 2 3/8" 24-28  
0C590 dR/R +65 Ok flavor, good crop, good size. 2 5/8" 20  
Commercial
0C589 GYR/RO +40 Heavy crop, good flavor, good size, slight sponge - really nice. 2 5/8" 21 Reference
Tree Ripe
22C422 R/R +20 GRENADINE: Some still firm on the tree 38 days after picking date - great juice and flavor. 2 5/8" 21 Reference
42P140 R/dR +10 to +60? V.heavy crop, outstanding flavor with very mild skin, firm and crisp 50 days after harvest, great look, smallish size. 2 3/8" 26 Reference
Johnny D's & KO Test Blocks:
54P1065 WNC +60 H.crop, nice size, firm, ex.balanced flavor, medium color. 3 1/8" 17  
6A631 B/Or +55 H.crop, nice size, excellent look - need to scuff test. 2 3/4" 18  
4M461 GR/Pk +60 H.crop, nice size, excellent look - need to scuff test. 2 5/8" 20  
4M426 RY/Y +80 V.heavy crop, spherical, firm, sweet - 20 days to go. 2 1/2" 20  
BRADFORD FARMS - 2012 SHOWINGS & SELECTIONS
Location: Le Grand, CA
DATE: Oct. 3, 2012 +72
Plums/IS Reference: Size Brix
13P870 R/Y +65 Heavy crop, oblong, nice color, v.sweet. 2 3/8" 25  
19A1127 R/Y +67 Young tree, good flavor, ok size, medium crop, color? 2 1/2" 22  
1A1053 GR/Y +70 Medium tree, heavy crop, ok size, good flavor, color? 2 5/8" 24  
1A993 GR/Y +70 Ok crop, ok size, ok flavor, shape? 2 1/2" 20  
1A967 B/Y +70 Large size, good crop, good flavor, nice shape. * 2 3/4" 24  
1A935 G/Y +70 Heavy crop, medium size, firm, good flavor. 2 7/16" 24  
8C282 R/Y +70 Good crop, ok flavor, ok size. 2 7/16" 21 Last Year
7C432 GR/Y +70 Good flavor, good size, ok crop. 2 5/8" 23  
6C633 R/R +70 Good crop, good size, good flavor. 2 7/16" 20-22  
6C667 RG/R +70 Good flavor, ok size, ok crop. * 2 5/8" 22  
3P1101 Pk/Pk +70 Light crop, excellent fruit, young tree, firm, v.sweet. 2 5/8" 26  
10G1178 G/Yring +70 Huge size, light crop, tough, sweet flavor. 2 9/16" 25  
5A713 GR/Y +73 Heavy crop, medium size, ok flavor, firm, shape and color? 2 7/16" 22 Last Year
6A631 P-B/OY +75 Large size on Nemagard, freestone, v.firm, nice flavor. 2 5/8" 25  
NEW: Baby Tree Selections
10G33 P/R +65 Nice shape, good size. 2 3/8" 20 Baby Tree
10G35 R/R +70 Oblong shape, heavy crop, firm, size? 2 1/4" 22 Baby Tree
6C649 R/R +68 Firm, full red color, flat shape. 2 7/16" 18 Baby Tree
10G131 R/R +70 Huge size, set in clusters, good flavor. 2 7/16" 23 Baby Tree
13G927 R/Pk +70 Set in clusters, firm, sweet. 2 1/4" 25 Baby Tree
11Q364 YR/Pk +70 Orange/Orange, v.firm. 2 3/8" 22 Baby Tree
Commercial
25C60 R/W +40 Red Coconut: Distinct flavor, medium size, nice color. 2 1/2" 26  
Tree Ripe
42P140 R/dR +10 to +60? V.heavy crop, outstanding flavor with very mild skin, firm and crisp 60 days after harvest, great look, smallish size. 2 3/8" 26 Brent Catalog
Scuff Test
4M426 YR/Y +80 JD's. Very heavy crop, ok size, nice round shape, firm, juicy. Hauled home - 20 min on vibration - room temp for 1 week. Very little scuffing observed. 2 3/8" 26  
BRADFORD FARMS - 2012 SHOWINGS & SELECTIONS
Location: Le Grand, CA
DATE: Oct. 17, 2012 +86
Plums/IS Reference: Size Brix
6C667 RG/R +70 Good flavor, ok size, ok crop. * 2 5/8" 22 2nd Look
4M461 RY/RY +70 Good crop, good size, good flavor. 2 1/2" 22 Last Year
5A713 GR/Y +73 Heavy crop, medium size, ok flavor, firm, shape and color? 2 7/16" 22 Last Year 2nd Look
61M1052 R/Y +77 Good crop, good flavor, air pocket, size? 2 1/4"- 23 Last Year
8C282 R/Y +78 Good crop, ok flavor, ok size - a little dry this week. 2 7/16" 22 Last Year 2nd Look
6A1185 R/Y +78 Medium crop, ok size, good flavor, good color, few shoulder tears. 2 1/2" 25  
28P960 R/OY +78 Good crop, good flavor, ok size, full color. 2 7/16" 22 Last Year
24C496 RG/Y +80 Excellent flavor, good crop, good size, juicy. 2 1/2" 25  
25C7 Ypk/Y +80 Good crop, good flavor, large size. 2 3/4" 18-20  
61M300 P/GY +85 Medium crop, medium size, good flavor, slight aeration in Le Grand, very dry in Kingsburg. 2 3/8" 26 Last Year
42M739 R/GY +85 Good crop, good flavor, medium size, shoulder cracks. 2 3/8" 25 Last Year
4M420 R/Y +90 2 years ago, ok crop, medium size, good flavor. * 2 3/8" ? 26 Last Year
3A392 R/Y +90 Orig. has slight crack, good crop, good size, ok flavor. 2 1/2" 25 Last Year
8M451 RG/Y +90 Ok crop, good size, good flavor. 2 1/2" 25  
5M69 GR/Y +90 Good crop, good size, ok flavor. 2 1/2" 21  
4M426 YR/Y +90 Heavy crop, variable size, ok flavor - very nice in both places. 2 3/8" 23 Last Year
62M513 R/Y +90 Medium size, medium crop, good flavor. 2 3/8" 23 Last Year
7M288 RY/Y +100 Good size, ok crop, good flavor. 2 1/2" 25 Last Year
BRADFORD FARMS - 2012 SHOWINGS & SELECTIONS Delivered to KO
Location: Le Grand, CA
DATE: Oct. 30, 2012 +99
Plums/IS
Two Weeks Ago Reference: Size Brix
5A713 R/Y +73 Heavy crop, medium size, ok flavor, firm, shape and color? Still really nice with much better color. 2 7/16" 22 3rd Look
6A1185 R/Y +78 Medium crop, ok size, good flavor, good color, few shoulder tears. 2 1/2" 25 2nd Look
28P960 R/OY +78 Good crop, good flavor, ok size, full color. 2 7/16" 22 2nd Look
4M420 R/Y +90 2 years ago, ok crop, medium size, good flavor. * 2 3/8" ? 26 2nd Look
5M69 GR/Y +90 Good crop, good size, ok flavor. 2 1/2" 21 2nd Look
4M426 YR/Y +90 Heavy crop, variable size, ok flavor - very nice in both places - sent to the PMA. 2 3/8" 23 2nd Look
62M513 R/Y +90 Medium size, medium crop, good flavor. 2 3/8" 23 2nd Look
7M288 RY/Y +100 Good size, ok crop, good flavor. 2 1/2" 25 2nd Look
This Week Reference: Size Brix
4M193 R/Y +85 Good size, good flavor, juicy - ex.color. 2 1/2" 20-25  
1A993 R/Y +85 Large size, weak color, good crop, juicy. 2 5/8" 20  
42P135 R/Y +90 Heavy crop, juicy, hard, crisp, ex.flavor, smallish size. 2-2 3/8" 27  
7C397 R/RO +90 Good flavor, good size, light crop, young tree, firm. 2 5/8" 22  
5P975 R/Y +90 V.h.crop, excellent flavor, nice shape, minimal tears - size? 2 1/4" 25  
12C190 YR/YR +90 Ok crop, good flvor, ok size, looks like 4M426. 2 3/8" 22  
7G1065 R/Y +95 Juicy, v.h.crop, ex.shape, nice color, firm. 2 3/8" 22  
1A805 R/Y +95 Large, g.flavor, weak color, juicy, h.crop. - a few tears. 2 5/8" 23  
1A891 P-R/Y +95 Ex. Color, small size, good crop, ok flavor, ave. juice, freestone. 2 1/4" 21  
6A926 R/Y +100 Good crop, size?, nice flavor, juicy, crisp. 2 5/16" 21-25