B Q GENETICS 2015 SHOWINGS FOR KINGSBURG ORCHARDS
Location: Kettleman City, CA - COMMERCIAL ORCHARD
DATE: Saturday, April 11, 2015 Reference: Honey May: Picking today.
Peaches
Variety Ripe Description Size mm Brix
May Princess YPC NM mLC -82 About 10 days away.      
Location: Le Grand, CA
DATE: April 10, 2015 -100 Reference: May Princess -85, Honey May -93
Nectarines & Peaches
Variety Ripe Description - All Baby Trees Size mm Brix
69P6 YN LC -104 Earliest nectarine, a few thrip cracks, some ex quality, good firmness, ok flavor. 2" 51 13
17Q191 YN LC -100 Clean, no cracks, good shape, firm, good crop. 1 7/8" 48 13
17Q193 YN LC -100 Clean, no cracks, good shape, firm, good crop. 2" 51 13
2014 69P241 YNSA vLC -100 Excellent shape and color, medium firm, a good sub-acid flavor, virtually no cracks, very low chill, very few freckles, size undetermined - baby graft. Appears to be 2 weeks ahead of May Princess. Perhaps one week ahead of Honey May. Excellent flavor. 2" 51 14
69P522 YN LC -96 Light crop, good shape, a few days away. 2" 51  
B Q GENETICS 2015 SHOWINGS FOR KINGSBURG ORCHARDS
Location: Le Grand, CA
DATE: April 22, 2015 -88 Reference: May Princess -82, Honey May -93
Nectarines & Peaches
Last Week : No Samples
Variety Ripe Description Size mm Brix
69P6 YN LC -104 Earliest nectarine, a few thrip cracks, some ex quality, good firmness, ok flavor. 2" 51 13
2014 69P241 YNSA vLC -100 Excellent shape and color, only medium firm, a good sub-acid flavor, virtually no cracks, very low chill, very few freckles, size undetermined - baby graft. Appears to be 2 weeks ahead of May Princess. Perhaps one week ahead of Honey May. Excellent flavor. 2" 51 14
17Q191 YN LC -100 Clean, no cracks, good shape, firm, good crop. Pretty firm a week later. 1 7/8" 48 13
This Week
Variety Ripe Description: All Baby Trees Size mm Brix
60P626 YN LC -92 Good flavor, color and crop with medium firmness and size. 2 3/8" 60 14
65P189 YN LC -92 Firm, ok flavor, nice color, 1 apex tear, medium size only. 2 1/4" 57 13
2C230 YN LC -92 Firm, large, good flavor, good crop, no split pits, no cracks. 2 3/8" 60 12
B Q GENETICS 2015 SHOWINGS FOR KINGSBURG ORCHARDS
Location: Le Grand, CA
DATE: April 29, 2015 -81 Reference: May Princess -82
Nectarines & Peaches
This Week
Variety   Ripe Description: All Baby Trees Size mm Brix
1C583 YP vLC -84 Nice size and color, ok shape, good crop, firm? 2 3/4" 70 11
2013 31C149 WPC LC -84 Heavy crop, excellent color, firm, excellent shape, nice balanced falvor, juicy. 2 3/4" 70 14
28C605 YP vLC -84 Excellent shape, very good color, average flavor, light crop. 2 1/2" 64  
61P1008 YPSA LC -84 Good shape, medium firm, average color, good crop. 2 1/2" 64 11
T2 17Q240 YN LC -83 Light crop, young tree, firm, ex. Shape, nice size. 2 1/2" 64 13
5G233 YN vLC -82 One mutated fruit? The rest are greenish. 2 1/2" 64  
12G873
May Princess
YP LC NM -82 Reference. No sample. 2 5/8" 67 11
T4 27C334 YP NM -81 Ok size, excellent color, round, average flavor, non-melting firm. 2 1/2" 64 11
18A1170 WN LC -80 Firm, good crop, balanced flavor, size? 2 1/4" 57 14
Apricot
Variety Ripe Description Size mm Brix
39P882 Cot -82 Small tree, ok crop, nice shape, average color, good flavor. 10 days before Golden May. 2" 51 14
KO TEST BLOCK
Variety Ripe Description Size mm Brix
31C26 WN -84 Good color, firm, ok flavor. 2 3/8" 60 12
12G873
May Princess
YP LC NM -82 Reference. No sample. 2 5/8" 67 11
1C842 WN -81 Weak color, medium firm, large size, mild flavor. 2 1/2" 64 11
31C906 WP -80 Large, medium color, medium firmness. 2 3/4" 70 10
B Q GENETICS 2015 SHOWINGS FOR KINGSBURG ORCHARDS
Location: Le Grand, CA
DATE: May 6, 2015 -74 Reference: May Princess -80, May Bright -70
Nectarines & Peaches
Nectarines & Peaches
Variety Ripe Description: All Baby Trees Size mm Brix
Ref 12G873
May Princess
YP LC NM -82 Reference. Very good crop, nice color, firm, ok size and flavor. No soft, even 6 days past. 2 5/8" 67 11
2nd
Look
27C334 YP NM -81 Ok size, excellent color, round, average flavor, non-melting firm. 2 1/2" 64 11
61P5 YN LC -80 Firm, excellent color, nice shape, good crop, no flaws, good size on young trees. 2 5/8" 67 12
31C906 WPC mLC -78 Ivory May. Large size, only medium color and firmness, good crop. 2 7/8" 73 13
3C555 YN LC -78 Firm, very large, tiny baby tree, excellent color and shape, worth a test. 2 5/8" 67 14
69P298 YNSA LC -78 Subacid, firm, good color, nice shape, very good flavor. 2 5/8" 67 15
61P20 YN LC -78 Very good shape, excellent color, good crop, firm, large, good flavor, 2 apex slits. 2 5/8" 67 12
Apricot
Variety Ripe Description Size mm Brix
39P887 Cot -80 Small tree, ok crop, nice shape, average color, 10 days before Golden May. Picked, 1 day at room temp, then refrigerated 4 days. 1 7/8" 48  
16Q325 Cot -75 Small tree, freestone, firm, good internal color, ok flavor. 1 day at room temperature. 2 3/8" 60 14
B Q GENETICS 2015 SHOWINGS FOR KINGSBURG ORCHARDS
Location: Le Grand, CA
DATE: May 14, 2015 -66 Reference: May Bright -70 Spring Princess -72
Nectarines & Peaches
Nectarines & Peaches
Variety Ripe Description: All Baby Trees Size mm Brix
T2
2nd
Look
27C334 YP -78 3rd Look. Ok size, excellent color, round, average flavor, non-melting firm - after 3 weeks it has gone past and we do not think it is genetically non-melting, but just very firm at harvest time. 2 1/2" 64 11
T1
2014
61P20 YN LC -76 2nd Look. Very good shape, excellent color, good crop, firm, large, good flavor, 2 apex slits. 2 5/8" 67 12
T2
69P298 YNSA LC -74 2nd Look. Subacid, extremely firm, good color, nice flat shape, very good flavor. 2 5/8" 67 15
2012 31C474 YN mLC -72 Large size, firm, excellent flavor, some freckling on the apex, very nice full red color, nice shape. A couple of days ahead of May Bright. 2 7/8" 73 16
Spring Princess YP vLC -72 Reference. Commercial blocks - no sample.      
Comm 6M86
May Bright
YN mLC -70 Reference. Commercial blocks - no sample.      
T1 65P183 YN mLC -70 Baby tree with large fruit that is firm, very good in flavor, good in shape, and full red. 2 5/8" 67 14
2014 2C88 WP LC -70 Outstanding crop, size, shape, and color on a very small tree. Very good sub-acid flavor. The shape is round and slightly flat with no tips, noses, or splits observed - but the fruit softened very quickly this season contrary to last year's fantastic firmness. We must evaluate again in future seasons. 3" 76 14.5
Comm 2P790
Pearlicious I
WN mLC -68 Good crop, firm, very nice color, good sub-acid flavor, a few freckles on the apex. A few of the smaller fruits on the tree appear to stem push and soften, but not the larger fruit. 2 3/4" 70 16
JD
2014
6G766 YP NM mLC -68 Last year's newest non-melting champion, but this year there is about 40% split pits - which could be from the severe stress we impacted upon the tree to cut all the budwood we could get. It is still extremely firm, round and flat in shape, great color, and medium crop. We must wait and watch. 3" 76 13
Plums
Variety Ripe Description Size mm Brix
T2
New
56M437 R/R -68 Good size, good color, firm, ok flavor, medium to light crop. 2 7/16" 62 16
Apricots
Variety Ripe Description Size mm Brix
2014 19P518 Cot -66 Ok size, was larger last year, ok crop for low chill, self steril, ok flavor. 2 1/4" 57 16-18
T1
New
44P268 Cot -66 Good size, cling, firm, ok crop - verg good strong flavor. 2 7/16" 62 14-16
T1
New
16Q329 Cot -66 Ok size, ok flavor, medium crop, firm. Good flavor. 2 1/4" 57 16
T1
New
24C700 Cot -66 Good crop, good size, good flavor, firm. 2 3/8" 60 20
T2
New
39P961 Cot -66 Good flavor, ok size, medium crop, nice color. Best Flavor. 2 1/4" 57 21
Location: Kingsburg Orchards Test Block
DATE: May 14, 2015 -66 Reference: May Bright -70 Spring Princess -72
Variety Ripe Description Size mm Brix
KO 6M86
May Bright
YN mLC -70 Large, firm, excellent color, great flavor. 2 7/8" 73  
KO 3C797 WN -66 Large, good crop, firm, good flavor. 2 3/4" 70  
Comm 19P422
Golden May
Apricot -68 Honey Gold commercially for KO. Large, heavy crop, no flaws, smooth orange color - only average flavor - mild and not acidic.      
B Q GENETICS 2015 SHOWINGS FOR KINGSBURG ORCHARDS
Location: Le Grand, CA
DATE: May 20, 2015 -60 Reference: Rose Bright YN mLC -62 Princess Time YP mLC -62
Nectarines & Peaches
Last Week Nectarines & Peaches
Variety Ripe Description Size mm Brix
2012 31C474 YN mLC -72 2nd Look. Large size, firm, excellent flavor, some freckling on the apex, very nice full red color, nice shape. A couple of days ahead of May Bright. 2 7/8" 73 16
2014 2C88 WP LC -70 2nd Look. Outstanding crop, size, shape, and color on a very small tree. Very good sub-acid flavor. The shape is round and slightly flat with no tips, noses, or splits observed - but the fruit softened very quickly this season contrary to last year's fantastic firmness. We must evaluate again in future seasons. 3 1/8" 79 14-15
Comm 2P790
Pearlicious I
WN mLC -70 2nd Look. Good crop, firm, very nice color, good sub-acid flavor, a few freckles on the apex. A few of the smaller fruits on the tree appear to stem push and soften, but not the larger fruit. 2 3/4" 70 16-18
Nectarines & Peaches
Variety Ripe Description Size mm Brix
2014 65P192 WN LC -67 Heavy crop, good flavor, nice size, apex freckles, firm. 2 7/8" 73 17
2012 28C571 YP LC NM -65 Nice crop, non-melting firm, nice round shape, good color - larger than 28C238. 3" 76 13-14
T2 24Q282 YP mLC NM -64 Non-melting firm, nice flat shape , good color, nice flavor. 2 7/8" 73 14
T2 62P1063 YP LC NM -64 Nice color, medium crop, flat shape, average flavor, large. 3" 76 13
69P803 WP NM? -64 Firm, good color, ok shape, medium size on small tree - NM? 2 3/4" 70 14
17Q570 WP LC NM -64 Good crop on small tree, firm, good mild flavor, nice shape - non-melting. 2 7/8" 73 15
31C104 YPSA vLC -62 Huge size, firm, nice color, balanced flavor, ex.flat shape. 3 3/8" 86 14
Comm 30C222
Princess Time
YP mLC -62 Commerical variety - no sample. Good color, heavy crop, round shape, firm, nice flavor, melting texture. 3" 76 13-16
2011 8P1239 WN LC -62 Heavy crop, big size, good balanced flavor, ex.shape, good color. 3" 76 15-17
Plums
Variety Ripe Description Size MM Brix
New 58M3 R/R -61 Good crop, large size, nice shape, ok flavor. 2 5/8" 67 16
Comm Black Nectar 37P568 P/R -58 Preview - Large size, heavy crop, nice shape, firm. 2 1/2" 63 14-16
Apricots
Variety Ripe Description Size MM Brix
T-1 44P268 Cot -66 Still Firm, good size, ok flavor, firm, ok crop. 2 1/2" 63 16-22
Comm 19P422
Golden May
Cot SF -64 Large size, heavy crop, mild flavor, lack of juice, slight blush, very clean with no cracking or skin problems. 2 1/2" 63 16
Comm 45P1086 Cot SF -64 Ex. Flavor, very good crop, crisp, slight red blush. 2 7/16" 62 22
New 11Q621 Cot -64 Good flavor, good crop, ok size. 2 1/4" 57 16
New 24C630 Cot -62 Nice color, medium size, ok flavor, firm. 2" 51 17
B Q GENETICS 2015 SHOWINGS FOR KINGSBURG ORCHARDS
Location: Le Grand, CA
DATE: May 28, 2015 -52 Reference: Pearlicious 30C558 WNC -54 June Time 8G1205 YP -52 (not quite ready)
Nectarines & Peaches
Last Week Nectarines & Peaches
Variety Ripe Description Size mm Brix
2012 28C571 YP LC NM -65 Nice crop, non-melting firm, nice round shape, good color - larger than 28C238. 3" 76 13-14
T1 24Q282 YP mLC NM -64 Non-melting firm, nice flat shape , good color, nice flavor - still firm this week. 3" 76 14
T1 17Q570 WP LC NM? -64 Good crop on small tree, firm, good mild flavor, nice shape - non-melting tendencies - just past now. 3" 76 15
Nectarines & Peaches
Variety Ripe Description Size mm Brix
Comm 28C238 YP LC NM -62 Non-melting, excellent color, firm, good flavor, globose shape with a few tips, good size. 3" 76 14
1C884 WN -60 Nice shape, good color, medium firmness, nice size & flavor. 3" 76 20
T1 2C632 YN -60 Good size, medium firmness, ex. Color and flavor. 2 7/8" 73 14
T1 1C522 YNSA mLC -60 Oblong shape, firm, very nice flavor, nice color on young tree. 2 7/8" 73 14
2013 13G305 WN mLC -60 Rose Pearl. Very heavy crop, excellent balanced flavor, firm, dark red color with freckles/sugar spots, medium size only. 2 7/8" 73 16-18
1C526 YN mLC -58 Very heavy crop, clean, smooth, ok size for young tree. 2 3/4" 70 16
T1
2013
28C684 YPSA mLC -58 NM? Huge size, pure sub-acid flavor, sweet, excellent shape and color. 3 1/4" 83 16
T1 66M299 YP mLC NM -57 Good size, firm, nice color, excellent shape. 3" 76 11-13
Plums Reference: Black Nectar -60 Honey Red Dino RG/R -55
Variety Ripe Description Size MM Brix
Comm Black Nectar 37P568 P/R -58 Large size, heavy crop, nice shape, firm. 2 1/2" 63 14-16
10, 11 22C915 R/W -57 Heavy crop, heart shape, medium firmness, variable size, good flavor. 2 5/8" 67 17-20
All
New
56M170 R/dR -56 Large size, good crop, nice shape, ok flavor, ok firmness. 2 7/8" 73 15-17
T1
11, 14
22C519 RG/R -55 Good size, good crop, medium firmness. 2 1/2" 63 17-19
B J
11
26C110 GR/R -55 Ok flavor, medium crop, good size. 2 5/8" 67 14-16
Comm Cinamon 21C262 P/R -55 Good crop, good size, nice shape, ok flavor. 2 1/2" 63 14
T1
13
19C196 R/R -55 Good crop, variable ripening, nice size, ok flavor. 2 1/2" 63 17
M J
Comm
Honey Red Dino 26C218 RG/R -55 good size, good crop, ok flavor. 2 7/16" 62 15-18
T1
New
58M3 R/R -54 Good crop, large size, nice shape, ok flavor. 2 5/8" 67 16
New 7G440 dR/dR -51 Good crop, ok size, firm, nice shape, flavor? 2 3/8" 60 14-20
Apricots / PC
Variety Ripe Description Size MM Brix
44P512 Cot -58 Heavy crop, good flavor, ok size, nice color. 2 3/8" 60 17-19
2011 44P5 Cot -57 Good crop, ok flavor, nice size. 2 7/16" 62 15
T1
2012
8A1016 PC -56 Ok flavor, light crop, nice color. 2 1/4" 57 15-18
2011 5B143 Cot -55 Nice color, light crop, ok size, good flavor. 2 3/8" 60 18
Location: Kingsburg Orchards Test Block
DATE: May 28, 2015
Variety Ripe Description Size MM Brix
2012 38M850 WP LC NM? -58 HUGE. Medium crop, firm, nice round shape, dark red color, ok flavor. 3 3/8" 86 14
31C5 WP NM -58 Genetically non-melting. Overcropped at JD's test block, but still ok size. Indestructible firmness, juicy, good flavor, full red color, pointed this year. 3 1/8" 80 14
66M13 WP -56 Expedited variety that shows some good size and firmness on small overcropped trees. 3 1/8" 80 15
B Q GENETICS 2015 SHOWINGS FOR KINGSBURG ORCHARDS
Location: Le Grand, CA References: Spring Bright -46
DATE: June 3, 2015 -46 References: Honey Red Dino 26C218 -55 Flavor Majesty 24C50 -47
Nectarines & Peaches
Variety Ripe Description Size mm Brix
T1 2C369 WN -49 Nice flavor, good color, crisp, acid balanced flavor. Small Tree. 2 7/8" 73 18
T1 2C400 WN mLC -47 Very firm, crisp, very good balanced flavor. Small Tree. 2 7/8" 73 18
31C250 YNC mLC -52 Kay Diamond VIII. Nice size, firm, good crop, excellent color and shape. 3" 76 12-14
T1 66M53 WP -45 Nice size on young tree, medium firmness, nice pink color, good shape. Small Tree. 3 1/8" 79 14
11A1088 WP mLC -46 Good crop, very nice pink color, good flavor, firm, nice size. Looks nice at JD's with a very heavy crop. 3 1/8" 79 15
13A1131 YP mLC NM -54 LAST WEEK. Last week's selection, still firm, large, dark red color, ahead of June Time? 3 1/4" 83 13
8G1205 YP mLC NM -52 June Time. Huge, firm, dark red color, nice shape, good flavor, indestructible non-melting firmness. 3 3/8" 86 12-14
T1 68P730 WN mLC -48 Nice shape, good flavor, light freckles, medium size on young tree. 2 3/4" 70 17
PLUMS
Variety Ripe Description Size mm Brix
Comm Honey Red Dino 26C218 RG/R -55 good size, good crop, ok flavor. 2 7/16" 62 15-19
Comm Flavor Majesty 24C50 P-R/R -47 Heavy crop, large size, good flavor, nice shape. 2 3/4" 70 18-20
All
New
56M170 R/dR -56 Still firm, large size, good crop, nice shape, good flavor. 2 7/8" 73 15-17
13 19C196 R/R -55 Still firm, good crop, variable ripening, nice size, good flavor. 2 1/2" 63 17-19
New 7G440 dR/dR -51 Still firm, good crop, ok size, firm, nice shape, flavor? 2 3/8" 60 20
Comm 27C744 GR/dR -48 Watch internal splits, medium crop, ok flavor, ok size. 2 1/2" 64 18-21
New 55M761 R/R -49 Ok crop, good flavor, ok size. 2 5/8" 67 18
T1
LY
10G1017 R/R -49 Good size, heavy crop, nice shape, ok flavor. 2 1/2" 64 18
LY 54M1110 RG/R -48 Good size, just ok flavor, good crop, nice shape. 2 3/4" 70 16-18
All
New
55M318 R/R -48 Large size, good flavor, good crop, nice shape, very firm. 2 3/4" 70 20
New 47M746 R/dR -47 Good crop, large size, good flavor, nice flat round shape. 2 3/4" 70 15-17
T1
LY
6P973 RG/R -46 Giant size, heavy crop, good flavor, nice shape. 3" 76 17-19
13 6P992 dR/R -45 Very heavy crop, large size, flavor? 2 3/4" 70 15-17
T1
New
55M1013 GY/Y -43 Ok flavor now, ok crop, medium size. 2 1/2" 64 19
Apricots / PC
Variety Ripe Description Size MM Brix
14 45P902 Cot -50 Good crop, large size, firm, just ok flavor. 2 7/16" 62 17
New 13P63 PC -49 Excellent flavor, light crop, small size. 2" - 51 20-25
New 45P798 Cot -48 Medium size, good crop, ok flavor, firm. 2 3/8" 60 14-17
12 13C354 PC -47 Ok crop, good flavor, small size. 2" - 51 18
All
New
45P780 Cot -46 Ok flavor, good crop, good size, firm. 2 7/16" 62 17
B Q GENETICS 2015 SHOWINGS FOR KINGSBURG ORCHARDS
Location: Le Grand, CA References: Spring Bright -40 Pearl Time 48P470 WN -41
DATE: June 10, 2015 -37 References: Black Ruby 27C714 B/R -40
PLUMS
Variety Ripe Description Size mm Brix
comm Honey Red Dino 21C83 GR/R -42 Good crop, very good flavor, ok size. 2 1/2" 64 16-20
comm Honey Dino 26C167 GR/dR -40 Heavy crop, good size, nice flavor, nice color. 2 5/8" 67 16-18
comm Ebony Treat 24C93 B/R -40 Heavy crop, ok size, firm, ok flavor. 2 5/8" 67 16
comm Black Ruby 27C714 B/R -40 Heavy crop, medium size, ok flavor. 2 1/2" 64 16-18
comm Crimson Diamond 26C324 R/R -35 Good crop, large size, ok flavor, few cracks, few split pits. 2 3/4" 70 16
11 26C110 GR/R -55 Ok flavor, medium crop, good size. 2 5/8" 67 14-16
T4 New 47M746 R/dR -47 Good crop, large size, good flavor, nice flat round shape. 2 3/4" 70 15-17
T1 New 47M231 R/dR -41 Good crop, good size, good flavor, shape? 2 5/8" 67 18-20
T1 New 47M807 dR/dR -41 Good crop, good size, good flavor, few apex cracks. 2 5/8" 67 19
11, 14 2A902 R/R -41 Giant size, heavy crop, ok flavor, tarte skin. 3" 76 17-21
LY 26C603 R/Y -40 Large size, good crop, good flavor, nice shape, med. firmness. 2 3/4" 70 17
T2 New 57M770 dR/dR -40 Good flavor, medium size, light crop. 2 7/16" 62 20
New 47M1232 RG/R -40 Medium crop, good flavor, medium size, few soft. 2 1/2" 64 19
T1 New 49M372 R/R -40 Giant size, ok flavor, medium crop, heart shape. 3" 76 16
12 4P747 RG/R -40 Heavy crop, good size, ok flavor, nice color. 2 1/2" 64 17
New 10Q360 R/Y -40 Good size, good crop, nice shape, good flavor. 2 3/4" 70 18
T1 14 4P742 RG/R -40 Heavy crop, nice shape, ok flavor, good size. 2 5/8" 67 17
6P978 R/Y -40 Ok crop, good flavor, thin skin, heart shape, tarte skin. 2 5/8" 67 17-20
New 25C713 RG/R -39 Good crop, large size, good flavor, firm. 2 3/4" 70 16-18
New 47M794 R-P/R -39 Large size, nice shape, good crop, ok flavor. 2 3/4" 70 17
T1 New 49M301 RG/R -39 Excellent flavor, ok size, good crop, very firm, few shoulder cracks. 2 1/2" 64 21
T1 New 49M495 RG/R -39 Heavy crop, good flavor, ok size, firm. 2 1/2" 64 18-20
T1 New 50M1033 RG/R -39 Giant size, good crop, ok flavor. 3" 76 17
12 8C110 RG/R -38 Good crop, ok size, good flavor, few shattered stones. 2 1/2" 64 18
T2 New 56M430 B/R -37 Giant size, nice shape, nice color, ok flavor now. 2 7/8" 73 16
T1 New 47M827 RG/R -37 Giant size, ok crop, nice shape, ok flavor. 2 7/8" 73 16-18
Apricots / PC
Variety Ripe Description Size MM Brix
T4 12 13C354 PC -47 Still firm, ok crop, good flavor, small size. 2" - 51 18
T1 New 14G394 PC -41 Fuzzless plumcot, freestone, ok crop, ok size, good flavor. 2 1/2" 64 19
New 16Q575 Cot -41 Excellent flavor, ok crop, nice color, ok size, ok firmness. 2"- 50 19-21
T1 New 64M355 PC -38 Good tree, light crop, good flavor, variable ripening. 2"- 50 18-21
Nectarines & Peaches Last Week - 2nd Look
Variety Ripe Description Size mm Brix
T1 2C400 WN mLC -47 Very firm, crisp, very good balanced flavor, small tree. STILL FIRM this second week. 3 1/8" 79 18
T1 2012 66M53 WP -45 Nice size on young tree, medium firmness, nice pink color, good shape, small tree. STILL FIRM, scuffing in hot weather. 3 1/4" 83 14
Nectarines & Peaches New This Week
Variety Ripe Description Size mm Brix
T1 67P1130 YNC LC -48 Last week ripening, HUGE size, excellent flavor, great shape, good color. Just after Diamond Bright. 3 1/4" 83 17
64P467 WN mLC -44 Dark red with freckles, firm, crisp, super sweet, acid balanced flavor. 2 7/8" 73 21
Jake 48P470 WN mLC -41 Pearl Time. Dark red, firm, medium size, very good flavor, good crop. 2 7/8" 73 17
T1 67M11 YNC mLC -40 Excellent color, firm, great flavor, nice shape, Spring Bright replacement. Great for 2 years running. 3" 76 16
B Q GENETICS 2015 SHOWINGS FOR KINGSBURG ORCHARDS
Location: Le Grand, CA References: Red Bright -28 31C758 WNC -32
DATE: June 17, 2015 -28 References: Dapple Dino 21P1155 -32
PLUMS
Variety Ripe Description Size mm Brix
Comm Dapple Dino 21P1155 GR/R -32 Large size, good crop, good flavor, nice shape, firm. 2 3/4" 70 18-20
Comm Black Raspberry 22C534 B/dR -30 Good crop, large size, excellent flavor, some tips, few sponge. 2 3/4" 70 20
T1 11 9A902 R/R -35 Large size, heavy crop, nice shape, good flavor. 2 3/4" 70 18-20
LY 49M988 GR/R -34 Heavy crop, nice shape, large size, good flavor, firm. 2 3/4" 70 18
All New 48M630 RG/dR -33 Heavy crop, ok size, good flavor, firm. Red Ph type. 2 5/8" 67 21
T1 13 63M448 R/R -33 Fruit punch flavor, ok crop, medium firmness, large size. 2 3/4" 70 18
T1 11 18C438 RG/R -32 Large size, good crop, ok flavor, very firm. 2 3/4" 70 17
All 13 14G208 RG/dR -32 Medium crop, large size, ok flavor, firm. Cinnamon. 2 3/4" 70 18
T1 New 21C642 RG/R -32 Heavy crop, good flavor, ok size. Sweet & tart. 2 5/8" 67 17-20
New 14G226 B/dR -32 Freestone, ok crop, ok flavor, large size, firm. 2 3/4" 70 18
14 47M300 R/dR -30 Heavy crop, heart shape, good size, excellent flavor. BEST. 2 5/8" 67 20-23
T1 13 26C20 RG/R -30 Ok crop, large size, good flavor, firm, color? 2 3/4" 70 18-21
Apricots / PC
Variety Ripe Description Size MM Brix
Comm Black Velvet 37P1018 B/OY -35 Ok crop, ok size, excellent flavor, firm. 2 7/16" 62 18-21
Nectarines & Peaches Last Week - 2nd Look
Variety Ripe Description Size mm Brix
T1 2012 66M53 WP -45 Nice size on young tree, medium firmness, nice pink color, good shape, small tree. STILL FIRM, scuffing in hot weather. 3 1/4" 83 14
T1 2013 66P114 WPC mLC -40 The best last week for low scuffing and quality. FIRM still this week with excellent color, crop, and size. 3 1/2" 90 15
Nectarines & Peaches New This Week
Variety Ripe Description Size mm Brix
T1 2014 2C547 YNCSA -36 HUGE size, nice shape, very firm, excellent color, big crop on baby tree. 3 1/4" 83 14
KO
Comm
31C758 WNC mLC -35 Very LARGE size, huge crop, firm, excellent shape, very tasty balanced flavor, strong red color with light freckles. 3 1/4" 83 18
31C172 WNC -34 Nice crop, shape, firmness and flavor. Red with light freckles. 3 1/8" 79 14-18
T1 2012 67M10 YNSA LC -32 Large, firm, excellent color, firm, very good flavor. 3 1/8" 79 18
T1 66M48 WPC mLC -32 Large, FIRM, very nice color, good crop, a few tips, good flavor. 3 1/4" 83 14
15A979 YNC mLC -30 Good size on small tree, firm, excellent color, great flavor. 3" 76 16
FT
62
30C917 WNC -30 No sample provided. Good size, excellent balanced flavor, dark red color, nice shape, very firm. 3" 76 18
KO TEST BLOCK
Variety Ripe Description Size mm Brix
T1 R 3
Tr 54
66P190 WPC mLC -36 FIRM, excellent flavor, good crop, excellent flavor - HUGE. This variety had the least scuffing of the 4 selections. 3 5/8" 92 16
R 5
Tr 57
31C758 WNC -32 No sample taken. Excellent color and flavor, very heavy crop, great shape & firm. 3 1/8" 79 19
B Q GENETICS 2015 SHOWINGS FOR KINGSBURG ORCHARDS
Location: Le Grand, CA References: Grand Bright YNC -24
DATE: June 24, 2015 -19 References: Majestic Pearl WNC -14 not ready yet
48P442 WPF -14 : 48P270 WPF -10 : Snow Princess WPF -7
References: Ebony Sweet 22C321 B/RW -15
PLUMS
Variety Ripe Description Size mm Brix
Comm Dapple Phoenix 0C83 GR/dR -17 Good crop, ok size, ok flavor, good shape. 2 5/8" 67 20
Comm Crocodile Egg 0C142 GR/R -15 Good flavor, heavy crop, medium size, some tips. 2 1/2" 64 18-20
Comm Ebony Sweet 22C321 B/RW -15 Heavy crop, medium size, nice shape, firm, good flavor. 2 5/8" 67 19-21
Comm Honeysuckle Rose 38P827 Y/Y -15 Good crop, good size, ok flavor, heart shape, firm. 2 1/2" 64 18-21
Comm 11P320 GR/dR -15 Heavy crop, medium size, ok flavor, medium firmness. 2 1/2" 64 17
New All 48M630 RG/dR -33 Top pick last week, heavy crop, ok size, good flavor, firm. 2 5/8" 67 21
13 All 14G208 RG/dR -32 Top pick last week, medium crop, large size, ok flavor, firm. 2 3/4" 70 18
New 48M1195 B/R -23 Heavy crop, good flavor, large size, nice shape, good color. 2 3/4" 70 19
T1 14 47M300 RG/dR -21 Excellent flavor, good crop, medium size, heart shape, small air space. 2 1/2" 64 20-24
New 8G558 R/Y -20 Good crop, good flavor, ok size, firm. 2 1/2" 64 20
T1 New 11Q943 R/R -20 Good crop, good flavor, very firm, nice shape. 2 3/8" 60 20-23
T1 14 33M157 YG/Y -20 Heavy crop, large size, nice shape, firm, ok flavor. 2 3/4" 70 17-20
Brody
12,14
26C600 RG/dR -19 Large size, good flavor, nice shape. 2 3/4" 70 21
LY 11P1154 dR/Y -19 Excellent flavor, ok size, good crop. 2 5/8" 67 20-22
T2 New 51M536 B/R -19 Excellent flavor, medium size, light crop. 2 1/2" 64 24
T1 12 26C386 RY/Y -18 Good crop, ok size, ok flavor. 2 5/8" 67 18-20
14 4P659 RY/Y -18 Good crop, variable sizes, excellent flavor, firm. 2 1/2" 64 21
Nectarines & Peaches Last Week - 2nd Look
Variety Ripe Description Size mm Brix
T1 2014 2C547 YNCSA -32 HUGE size, nice shape, very firm, excellent color, big crop on baby tree - still firm this week. 3 1/4" 83 15
KO
Comm
31C758 WNC mLC -33 Very LARGE size, huge crop, firm, excellent shape, very tasty balanced flavor, strong red color with light freckles. Still some firm. Pearlicious VI. 3 1/4" 83 18
FT
62
30C917 WNC -30 Good size, excellent balanced flavor, dark red color, nice shape, very firm. Pearlicious VII. 3" 76 20
Nectarines & Peaches New This Week
Variety Ripe Description Size mm Brix
2C492 YNFSA -28 Last week selection - still firm. LARGE size on small tree, good crop, excellent color, nice flavor. 3 1/4" 83 15
2012 31C664 WPC mLC -24 Large size, good crop, crisp, good flavor, shape is slightly asymetrical, nice color. 3 3/8" 86 15
2011 18A431 YNC -23 Medium size on young tree, very firm, dark red color, heavy crop, clean - 1 week after Grand Bright with better color. 2 7/8" 73 14
2014 60P534 WNC -23 Firm, large, excellent flavor, shiny dark red color, very few freckles, slightly asymetrical - one week before Majestic Pearl. 3 1/8" 80 18-22
T1 20Q1084 WPC -22 Ex. Color, firm, good size on small tree, ex.flavor, slt. tippy. 3 1/4" 83 16
64P496 WNF mLC -21 Good crop, excellent shape, freestone, medium flavor, good color. 3" 76 16
65P204 WPC -20 Good crop, firm, nice size, full red to pink color, crisp, mild flavor. Eglandular. 3 1/2" 89 15
22Q1097 WPF -20 Small tree, full pink to red color, average firmness, good crop, nice cavity. 3 1/8" 80 16
T2 15A532 DNWP -20 Donut white peach with large size, good flavor, firm, excellent cosmetics. 3 3/4" 95 16
KO Test Blocks
Variety Ripe Description Size mm Brix
66P190 WPC -36 Mostly still firm. 3 1/2"    
66M53 WPC -30 Still firm!! Huge size, scuffing is only problem. 3 3/4"    
11P1175 WPF -17   3 3/4"    
48P442 WPF -15 Overcropped from Johnny's test block. 3 1/4"    
60P1076 YNCSA -14 Very large and clean here. 3 3/8"    
11P320 GR/dR -15 Excellent flavor, heavy crop, juicy, firm - Phoenix Sun 2 3/4"   17
B Q GENETICS 2015 SHOWINGS FOR KINGSBURG ORCHARDS
Location: Le Grand, CA References: Majestic Pearl WNC -14
DATE: June 30, 2015 -13 References: Ebony Sweet 22C321 B/RW -15 Red Phoenix RG/dR -12
48P442 WPF -12 : 48P270 WPF -10 : Snow Princess WPF -7
PLUMS
Variety Ripe Description Size mm Brix
Comm Dapple Phoenix 0C83 GR/dR -17 Good crop, ok size, ok flavor, good shape. 2 5/8" 67 20
Comm Ebony Sweet 22C321 B/RW -15 Heavy crop, medium size, nice shape, firm, good flavor. 2 5/8" 67 19-21
Comm Honeysuckle Rose 38P827 Y/Y -15 Good crop, good size, ok flavor, heart shape, firm. 2 1/2" 64 18-21
Comm Phoenix Sun 11P320 GR/dR -15 Heavy crop, medium size, ok flavor, medium firmness. 2 1/2" 64 17-19
Comm Red Phoenix 1C116 RG/dR -12 Good crop, large size, good flavor, nice shape, firm. 2 5/8" 67 20
12,14 26C600 RG/dR -19 Large size, good flavor, nice shape. 2 3/4" 70 21-23
New 48M862 RG/Y -16 Heavy crop, good flavor, good size, slight heart shape. 2 5/8" 67 22
T1 11 6B261 dP/RY -15 Large size, heavy crop, medium firmness, just OK flavor. 3" 76 17
14 20C415 GR/R -15 Excellent flavor, large size, light crop, tips, very firm. 2 3/4" 70 22-24
11 9A1040 GR/Pk -14 Good size, medium crop, ok flavor, nice shape. 2 5/8" 67 18-20
12 26C228 GR/R -14 Good crop, large size, good flavor. 2 3/4" 70 18-20
11 27P954 B/Y -13 Heavy crop, medium size, good flavor, very firm. 2 1/2" 64 18-22
T1 New 6C21 YR/Y -13 Excellent flavor, medium size, medium crop, heart shape. 2 1/2" 64 23
LY 20C233 B/Y -13 Excellent flavor, large size, medium crop, firm. 2 3/4" 70 19-21
11 59M733 R/R -12 Heavy crop, good flavor, medium size, heart shape. 2 5/8" 67 19
New 5C512 GY/Y -12 Very heavy crop, ok flavor, medium size, nice shape. 2 1/2" 64 18-20
12 6C404 GR/R -11 Heavy crop, good flavor, good size, heart shape. 2 5/8" 67 21
T1 New 49M746 GR/dR -11 Good crop, good flavor, medium size, very firm, shape? 2 1/2" 64 18-20
Nectarines & Peaches Last Week - 2nd Look
Variety Ripe Description Size mm Brix
T1 2C492 YNFSA -28 Last week selection - still firm. LARGE size on small tree, good crop, excellent color, nice flavor. 3 3/8" 86 15
2014 60P534 WNC -23 Firm, large, excellent flavor, shiny dark red color, very few freckles, slightly asymetrical - one week before Majestic Pearl. 3 1/8" 80 18-22
T1 65P204 WPC -20 Good crop, firm, nice size, full red to pink color, crisp, mild flavor. Eglandular. 3 1/2" 89 15
Peaches This Week
Variety Ripe Description Size mm Brix
Comm 36P688 YPFSA -18 Candy Princess. No Sample. Large, ex.color, nice shape, good flavor, firm. 3 3/8' 86 16
2011 11P1175 WPF -16 Large on old tree, tight cavity, nice pink color, crisp, ok flv. 3 3/8" 86 14
65P410 WPF -15 Med.pink color, firm, good flavor, variable large size, young tr. 3 1/2" 89 15
2011 34P444 WPF -14 Polar Princess. Heavy crop, nice size, ex.color, firm, a little breasty, good flv. 3 1/4" 83 16
JD 48P442 WPF -12 Heavy crop, nice shape, firm, medium color, good flavor. 3 3/8" 86 15
2011 48P270 WPF mLC -10 Ice Queen. No Sample. Reference - next week.      
Comm 1P764 WPF mLC -7 Snow Princess. No Sample. Reference - next week.      
Nectarines This Week
Variety Ripe Description Size mm Brix
2013 60P1076 YNCSA -18 Giant size, firm, ex.color, v.heavy crops, good flavor, oblong. GIANT at KO test block. 3 3/8" 86 16
2014 64P458 WNF mLC -18 Freestone, firm, tight cavity, large size, big crop, ex.color, 4 days before Majestic Pearl. 3 1/8" 80 18
2012 28C145 YNCSA -14 Medium color, heavy crops, firm, large size on sm.tr., good flv. 3 1/8" 80 17
Comm 15G222 WNC -14 Majestic Pearl. Large size, very firm, dark red color, med.freckles, excellent shape, great flavor. 3 1/8" 80 18-22
KO Test Blocks
Variety Ripe Description Size mm Brix
JD 48P442 WPF -12 Very heavy crop, nice shape, firm, medium color, good flavor. 3 3/8" 86 14
KO 59M733 R/R -18 Very heavy crop, good flavor, medium size, heart shape, nice on 3 trees, 10 days before 7M423. 2 5/8" 67 19
B Q GENETICS 2015 SHOWINGS FOR KINGSBURG ORCHARDS
Location: Le Grand, CA References: Majestic Pearl WNC -14 Fire Pearl WNC -4
DATE: July 9, 2015 -4 References: Ebony Sweet B/Pk -8
48P442 WPF -10 : 48P270 WPF -7 : Snow Princess WPF +0
PLUMS
Variety Ripe Description Size mm Brix
comm Sunrise 7M423 R/R -4 Heavy crop, good size, ok flavor, firm, color? 2 5/8" 67 15-18
comm Raspberry Jewel 39P785 B/dR +0 Ok crop, medium size, good flavor, heart shape. 2 7/16" 62 22-24
comm Mango Tango 34P1081 RY/Y +0 Good crop, variable size, slightly heart shape, good flavor. 2 5/8" 67 21
22C417 B/R +0 Heavy crop, large size, nice shape, ok flavor, mild skin. 2 7/8" 73 16-18
New T-1 49M746 GR/dR -11 Still firm, good crop, good flavor, medium size, very firm, shape? 2 1/2" 64 18-20
12 6C404 RG/dR -8 Good flavor, heart shape, good size, ok crop. 2 5/8" 67 22
New 48M370 R/dR -8 Good flavor, ok crop, slightly heart shaped, large size. 2 7/8" 73 19-21
11 32P151 R/Yring -7 Good fruitpunch flavor, ok crop, good size, firm. 2 5/8" 67 20
New 14P873 GR/lR -7 Good crop, variable size, ok flavor, mild skin, shoulders? 2 5/8" 67 21
11 9M226 R/R -5 Good flavor, ok size, good crop. 2 5/8" 67 20
14 4Q1086 R/R -5 Heavy crop, good flavor, slight egg shape, firm. 2 5/8" 67 21
13 47M940 GR/R -4 Heavy crop, good size, good flavor. 2 5/8" 67 20
New 28P103 GR/R -3 Heavy crop, good flavor, variable size, firm. 2 5/8" 67 21
60M520 RG/R -3 Heavy crop, good size, firm, good flavor. Last shown 2 years ago. 2 5/8" 67 18-21
13 20C65 GR/R -2 Good crop, very firm, good flavor, ok size, color? 2 5/8" 67 20-23
13 8P892 RG/R -2 Ok crop, variable size, good flavor. Was +10 Last Year 2 5/8" 67 19-21
New 6P23 R/Y +0 Preview, heavy crop, very firm, ok flavor now, medium size. 2 1/2" 64 21-23
Plumcots
Variety Ripe Description Size mm Brix
LY 13P26 PC -6 Good crop, small size, good flavor. 2"- 50 21-23
Nectarines & Peaches Last Week - 2nd Look
Variety Ripe Description Size mm Brix
2014 60P534 WNC -20 Firm, large, excellent flavor, shiny dark red color, very few freckles, slightly asymetrical - one week before Majestic Pearl. 3 1/8" 80 18-22
NEW 65P204 WPC -20 Good crop, firm, nice size, full red to pink color, crisp, mild flavor, slightly oblong shape. Eglandular. Third look - still firm! 3 1/2" 89 15
2011 11P1175 WPF -14 Large on old tree, tight cavity, nice pink color, crisp, ok flavor, still firm this week - grows after first pick. 3 1/2" 89 15
2011 34P444 WPF -14 Polar Princess. Heavy crop, nice size, ex.color, firm, a little breasty, good flavor, young tree. 3 1/4" 83 17
2012 28C145 YNCSA -14 Medium color, heavy crops, firm, large size on sm.tr., good flv. 3 1/4" 80 17
48P442 WPF -10 Heavy crop, nice shape, firm, medium color, good flavor - 2nd look, still very firm. 3 3/8" 86 16
Peaches This Week
Variety Ripe Description Size mm Brix
2011 48P270 WPF mLC -7 Ice Queen. Very heavy crop, very firm, nice color, good flavor, one week before Snow Princess. 3 1/4" 80 16
NEW 22Q1134 WPC -7 Large, firm, crisp, red bleeding, ex.balanced flavor, nice color. 3 3/8" 86 15
Comm 1P764 WPF mLC +0 Snow Princess. No Sample. Reference - next week. Still not ready.      
Nectarines This Week
Variety Ripe Description Size mm Brix
Comm 15G222 WNC -10 Majestic Pearl. Large size, very firm, dark red color, med.freckles, excellent shape, great flavor. 3 1/8" 80 18-22
NEW 35M346 WNC mLC -7 HUGE, good crop, firm, ex.color, juicy, acid balanced flavor. 3 3/8" 86 18
NEW 35M200 WNC mLC -5 Good crop, firm, nice shape, ex.color and flavor. 3 1/8" 80 17
B Q GENETICS 2015 SHOWINGS FOR KINGSBURG ORCHARDS
Location: Le Grand, CA References: Snow Princess WPF +0
DATE: July 16, 2015 +3
PLUMS
Variety Ripe Description Size mm Brix
PLUMS
Variety Ripe Description Size mm Brix
comm Sunrise 7M423 R/R +0 Still firm, heavy crop, good size, ok flavor, firm, color? 2 5/8" 67 15-18
09,11 22C417 B/R +0 Still firm, heavy crop, large size, nice shape, ok flavor, mild skin. 2 7/8" 73 16-18
11 Fruitpunch
3C42
R/RY +3 Excellent flavor, ok crop, some drops, good size, slight sponge and air space. 2 3/4" 70 22
13 20C65 GR/R -2 Still very firm, good crop, very firm, good flavor, ok size, color? 2 5/8" 67 20-24
13 8P892 RG/R -2 Still firm, ok crop, variable size, good flavor. Was +10 Last Year 2 5/8" 67 19-21
13,14 20C535 RG/dR +0 Heavy crop, large size, very firm, good flavor, nice shape. 2 5/8" 67 24
08 22C185 B/Y +0 Good crop, large size, ok flavor, firm. 3" 76 18-20
10 64M482 RG/dR +0 Ok crop, good flavor, large size, heart shape, small air space. 2 3/4" 70 21
11 23C344 YR/Y +0 Excellent flavor, large size, medium crop, good shape, firm. 2 3/4" 70 22
LY 49M796 P/Y +1 Very heavy crop, good size, ok flavor, heart shape with tips. 2 5/8" 67 20
New 20C46 R/R +2 Very heavy crop, good size, good flavor, heart shape. 2 5/8" 67 21
11,14 8C440 P/dR +3 Good crop, good size, good flavor, nice shape, firm. 2 5/8" 67 22
10,11 36P999 R/Pk +4 Good crop, good size, ok flavor now. 2 5/8" 67 16-18
09,11 23C131 B/Y +4 Very heavy crop, large size, good flavor. 2 7/8" 73 20
New 50M63 RG/R +4 Good crop, good flavor, ok size, very firm. 2 5/8" 67 21-24
New 51M677 RG/R +4 Very heavy crop, ok flavor, good size, nice shape, firm. 2 5/8" 67 19
14 8P935 G/Y +5 Heavy crop, good size, excellent flavor, nice shape, firm. 2 3/4" 70 23
Nectarines & Peaches Last Week - 2nd Look
Variety Ripe Description Size mm Brix
2011 11P1175 WPF -10 Large size, tight cavity, nice pink color, crisp, ok flavor, still firm this week - grows after first pick. STILL FIRM - HUGE. 3 5/8" 92 14
Comm 15G222 WNC -10 Majestic Pearl. Large size, very firm, dark red color, med.freckles, excellent shape, great flavor. 3 3/8" 86 20
NEW 35M346 WNC mLC -10 HUGE, good crop, firm, ex.color, juicy, acid balanced flavor. 3 3/8" 86 16
NEW 35M200 WNC mLC -5 Good crop, firm, nice shape, ex.color and flavor. 3 1/4" 83 17
Nectarines & Peaches This Week
Variety Ripe Description Size mm Brix
2011
FT
56P1206 WNC -5 Pearlicious X. Very firm, super sweet, dark red color with much freckling, good size, too close to Majestic Pearl? 3 1/8" 79 18-24
NEW 35M155 YNCSA -2 Excellent size & color, great flavor, firm, ok shape. 3 1/4" 83 18-20
NEW 65M322 WPC +0 Firm, large size, excellent flavor, good color. 3 1/4" 83 18-20
NEW 20P1156 YPF +0 July Princess. Heavy crop, very nice shape, full orange red color, good flavor, firm. 3 1/4" 83 15
NEW 66P690 WPC +0 Large size, heavy crop, young tree, round shape, nice color and flavor. 3 3/8" 86 15
NEW 20Q1140 WNC +1 Medium color, good crop, firm, sweet but acidic - FRANCE. 3 1/4" 83 19
NEW 36M207 WPC mLC +4 Firm, nice shape, good color, very sweet before harvest, acid balanced flavor. 3 1/4" 83 18
KO TEST BLOCK
Variety Ripe Description Size mm Brix
Row 2
Tr 152
61M110 R/R -8 Heavy crop, medium size, good flavor, meaty. 2 1/2" 64 18
Row 2
Tr 143
62M200 RG/R -6 Firm, good crop, good shape, average flavor, large size. 2 3/4" 70 17
Row 6
Tr 1-14
8P892 GR/R +0 Crocodile Egg. Big crop, very nice size, firm, lots of dappling, meaty, excellent flavor, cracking not an issue - Excellent. 2 3/4" 70 18-20
             
Row 5
Tr 80-81
11P1175 WPF -20 HUGE - still firm, still growing, excellent shape & color - the largest in the week before Snow Princess slot. 4" 102 15
B Q GENETICS 2015 SHOWINGS FOR KINGSBURG ORCHARDS
Location: Le Grand, CA References: Snow Princess WPF +0
DATE: July 23, 2015 +10
PLUMS
Variety Ripe Description Size mm Brix
12 26C228 GR/R +5
First shown -14, flavor was tart, excellent flavor now, good crop, large size, nice shape. 2 7/8" 73 19-23
13 8P892 RG/R -2
+10
Still firm, ok crop, variable size, good flavor. Was +10 Last Year 2 5/8" 67 19-21
comm Grenadine
22C422
R/RY +8 Heavy crop, good size, good flavor, firm. 2 5/8" 67 20
comm Black Majesty
0C768
B/R +12 Heavy crop, large size, ok flavor now, nice shape, very firm. 2 3/4" 70 18-21
New 11G720 RG/R +7 Heavy crop, large size, good flavor, nice shape, mild skin. 2 7/8" 73 20
14 5P850 RY/Y +8 Heavy crop, good size, excellent flavor, was +25 last year. 2 5/8" 67 20
New 7Q372 R/OR +18 Good size, ok crop, excellent fruitpunch flavor, nice color, firm. 2 5/8" 67 22-24
New 26Q828 R/dR +9 Good flavor, good crop, medium size, nice color. 2 1/2" 64 18-20
New 42M900 GR/R +9 BABY TREE, 7 fruits, fantastic firmness and flavor, green skin. 2 3/8" 61 21-23
New 3Q1062 R/R +10 Good crop, ok flavor, very firm, good size. 2 5/8" 67 18
14 49M652 GR/R +10 Good crop, good size, good flavor, firm. 2 5/8" 67 21
New 63M339 RG/Pk +10 Heavy crop, large size, excellent flavor, mild skin, nice shape. 2 3/4" 70 21
New 39P1134 GR/R +10 Excellent flavor, good size, ok crop, very firm, nice shape. 2 5/8" 67 23
12,14 25P616 RYG/Pk +12 Good flavor, good crop, firm, medium size. 2 1/2" 64 20
14 7P270 R/R +12 Ok flavor, very heavy crop, good size, nice shape. 2 5/8" 67 18-20
Nectarines & Peaches Last Week - 2nd Look
Variety Ripe Description Size mm Brix
NEW
2nd Look
35M200 WNC mLC -5 Good crop, firm, nice shape, ex.color and flavor. 3 1/4" 83 18
NEW
2nd Look
35M155 YNCSA -2 Excellent size & color, great flavor, firm, ok shape. 3 1/4" 83 18-20
NEW
2nd Look
36M207 WPC mLC +4 Firm, nice shape, good color, very sweet before harvest, acid balanced flavor. 3 1/4" 83 18
Nectarines & Peaches This Week
Variety Ripe Description Size mm Brix
NEW
2nd Look
20Q1140 WNC +8 Medium color, good crop, firm, sweet but acidic - FRANCE.
Good time slot.
3 1/4" 83 19
63P459 YNC +9 Classic nectarine, somewhat oblong, firm, good timing, ok color. 3" 76 16
2011 13G368 WPF mLC +13 Sierra Princess. Heavy crop, excellent shape, firm, fantastic color, great flavor, large size - our best white peach! 3 5/8" 92 16-18
KO TEST BLOCK
Variety Ripe Description Size mm Brix
Row 6
Tr 1-14
8P892 GR/R +0 Crocodile Egg. Big crop, very nice size, firm, lots of dappling, meaty, excellent flavor, cracking not an issue - Excellent. 2 3/4" 70 18-20
Row 7
Tr 91
59P1090 YNC +0 Very large, firm, average color, nice shape, ok flavor. 3 1/2" 89 12
Row 2
Tr 151
20C65 R/R -3 Freestone, very firm, heart shaped, nice flavor, med crop only. 2 5/8" 67 22
Row 4
Tr 179
8C440 dR/dR +3 Large size, firm, good crop, dark red flesh, ex.flavor, small dots. 2 3/4" 70 21
JD
Row 21
48P270 WPF mLC -7 Ice Queen. Very heavy crop, very firm, nice color, good flavor, one week before Snow Princess. STILL FIRM 2 WEEKS + 3 3/4" 95 17
             
Row 3
Tr 77
13G368
JD Row 23
WPF mLC +13 Sierrra Princess. PREVIEW IN BOTH TEST BLOCKS - SPECTACULAR      
B Q GENETICS 2015 SHOWINGS FOR KINGSBURG ORCHARDS
Location: Le Grand, CA References: Black Majesty 0C768 B/R +15 Dino 31P723 RYG/Pk +18
DATE: July 30, 2015 +17
PLUMS
Variety Ripe Description Size mm Brix
comm Black Majesty
0C768
B/R +15 Heavy crop, large size, ok flavor now, nice shape, very firm. 2 3/4" 70 18-21
comm Dino
31P723
RYG/Pk +18 Good crop, large size, ok flavor, nice shape. 2 3/4" 70 18
comm Red Yummy
21C330
R/Y +18 Heavy crop, giant size, good flavor, firm, nice shape. 3" 76 20-23
New 7Q372 R/OR +18 Top flavor last week, still firm, good size, ok crop, excellent fruitpunch flavor, nice color, firm. 2 5/8" 67 22-24
10 4A420 GR/dR +14 Giant size, heavy crop, ok flavor, nice shape, firm. 3" 76 18-20
63M278 RG/R +15 Large size, good flavor, good crop, firm. 2 3/4" 70 20
13 24C407 R/dR +16 Large size, good flavor, ok crop. 2 3/4" 70 22
New 4Q1045 RG/R +16 Good crop, good flavor, ok size, firm. 2 5/8" 67 21
New 6Q201 G/R +16 Heavy crop, variable size, good flavor. 2 5/8" 67 21
LY 8G529 R/Pk +17 Good crop, good size, ok flavor, firm. 2 5/8" 67 19
New 24C598 R/R +17 Heavy crop, large size, good flavor, heart shape, air space. 2 3/4" 70 20-22
14 47M1086 RGY/R +17 Very heavy crop, large size, ok flavor, very firm, nice shape. 2 7/8" 73 18-20
New 47M382 GY/Y +17 Good crop, medium size, very firm, nice shape, slight aeration. 2 1/2" 64 21
New 6P280 R/Y +17 Very heavy crop, large size, ok flavor, nice shape. 2 3/4" 70 19-21
12 8C488 RG/dR +18 Very heavy crop, excellent flavor, mild skin, very firm, ok size. 2 5/8" 67 20-23
14 14P322 R/R +18 Giant size, heavy crop, ok flavor, mild skin, small air space. 3" 76 19
10,13 27P326 P/R +20 Very heavy crop, ok flavor, large size, firm. 2 3/4" 70 18
10,13 11P205 R/R +20 Excellent flavor, medium size, medium crop, firm. 2 1/2" 64 22-25
13 12G525 RG/R +20 Heavy crop, variable size, ok flavor, heart shape. 2 5/8" 67 19-21
Nectarines & Peaches Last Week References: Giant Pearl WNC +15 Sierra Princess WPF +10
Variety Ripe Description Size mm Brix
NEW
3rd Look
36M207 WPC mLC +4 Firm, nice shape, good color, very sweet before harvest, acid balanced flavor. Probably too close to Sierra Princess. 3 3/8" 86 20
NEW
2nd Look
20Q1140 WNC +8 Medium color, good crop, firm, sweet but acidic - FRANCE.
Good time slot.
3 1/4" 83 19
NEW
2nd Look
63P459 YNC +9 Classic nectarine, somewhat oblong, firm, good timing, ok color, before August Bright. 3 1/8" 79 19
2011 13G368 WPF mLC +10 Sierra Princess. Heavy crop, excellent shape, firm, fantastic color, great flavor, large size - our best white peach! 3 5/8" 92 16-18
Nectarines & Peaches This Week
Variety Ripe Description Size mm Brix
2014 60P115 WPC mLC +12 Huge size, very heavy crop, firm, full color, good flavor, deep stem cavity. 3 5/8" 92 18
New 60P559 WNC +15 Medium size, nice shape, good crop, firm. 3" 76 18
New 60P349 WNC +16 Huge size, medium color, firm, slt oblong, like Giant Pearl but better color. 3 3/8" 86 17
New 60P259 WNC +16 Medium size, ex color, firm, good flvor. 3" 76 18
2014 3C218 WNC +17 Young tree, good crop, large size, medium color, firm. 3 1/4" 83 20
KO TEST BLOCK
Variety Ripe Description Size mm Brix
Row 6
Tr 1-14
8P892 GR/R +0 Crocodile Egg. Big crop, very nice size, firm, lots of dappling, meaty, excellent flavor, cracking not an issue - Excellent. 2 3/4" 70 18-20
             
Row 3
Tr 77
13G368
JD Row 23
WPF mLC +10 Sierra Princess. Heavy crop, excellent shape, firm, fantastic color, great flavor, large size. 3 5/8" 92 18
B Q GENETICS 2015 SHOWINGS FOR KINGSBURG ORCHARDS
Location: Le Grand, CA
DATE: August 6, 2015 +24
PLUMS References: Black Majesty 0C768 B/R +15 Dino 31P723 RYG/Pk +18
Variety Ripe Description Size mm Brix
comm Black Knight
22C553
B/R +20 Good crop, large size, good flavor, very firm, some skin and suture cracks, nice shape. 2 7/8" 73 20
comm Autumn Honey
10P336
GR/RY +23 Excellent flavor, good crop, large size, very firm, juicy. 2 3/4" 70 23-25
13 12G525 RG/R +20 Heavy crop, variable size, ok flavor, heart shape. 2 5/8" 67 19-21
12,14 26C354 GR/R +18 Large size, excellent flavor, medium crop, heart shape, firm. 2 7/8" 73 23
New 48M758 RG/R +23 Good crop, excellent flavor, good size, heart shape. 2 5/8" 67 22-26
14 24C884 R/Y +23 Very heavy crop, large size, good flavor, firm, nice shape. 2 7/8" 73 18-21
New 25C37 RY/Y +23 Heavy crop, very firm, large size, good flavor, heart shape. 2 3/4" 70 21
New 53M1007 GR/Pk +24 Large size, good crop, good flavor, slight sponge, shape? 2 7/8" 73 21-23
New 24C635 R/R +24 Heavy crop, excellent fruitpunch flavor, variable size, firm. 2 5/8" 67 21
Old 0C89 GR/RY +24 Very heavy crop, good flavor, ok size. 2 5/8" 67 18-21
LY 0C621 R/Pk +25 Good crop, variable size, good flavor, few skin cracks. 2 3/4" 70 19-22
New 25C290 GR/R +25 Heavy crop, large size, good flavor, firm, nice shape. 2 3/4" 70 20
11,LY 6P729 R/Y +27 Large size, ok flavor, heavy crop, very firm. 3" 76 21
Nectarines & Peaches Last Week References: August Bright YNC +10 August Red YNC +23
Variety Ripe Description Size mm Brix
2014 60P115 WPC mLC +12 Huge size, very heavy crop, firm, full color, good flavor, deep stem cavity. 3 5/8" 92 18
New 60P349 WNC +16 Huge size, medium color, firm, slt oblong, like Giant Pearl but better color. 3 3/8" 86 17
New 60P259 WNC +16 Medium size, ex color, firm, good flvor. Still firm, ex.flavor. 3" 76 20
Nectarines & Peaches This Week
Variety Ripe Description Size mm Brix
13A847 WPF +16 Ex Color, sweet, low acid, very firm, a few breasts. 3 3/8" 86 18
11A703 WPF mLC +20 Full pink color, acid balanced flavor, firm, nice shape. 3 3/8" 86 18
10A1051 WPC +20 Firm, nice shape & color, good crop, young graft. 3 3/8" 86 16
10A997 WPF +20 Giant size, balanced flavor, full pink, medium crop, firm, large cavity space. 3 1/2" 89 17
Exp Rw 6
Tr 92-97
11A975
Test Tr Dead
YPFSA +20 Very firm, medium reddish orange color, tight cavity, balanced flavor, good crop. 3 3/8" 86 18
2013 14A922 YNC +20 Heavy crop, good color, nice shape, excellent flavor, medium size in Le Grand, HUGE in KO on 2nd leaf graft. 2 7/8" 73 16
14A908 YNC +20 Heavy crop, very good color, nice shape, excellent flavor, a little larger here than the 14A922. 3" 76 16
23Q274 WNC +20 Young tree, large size, firm, juice, excellent flavor 3 1/8" 79 18
KO TEST BLOCK
Variety Ripe Description Size mm Brix
Row 2
Tr 106
Tr 120
27P326 R/R +15 Older selection that has remained good every year. Pollen deficient, but always has set. Good crop, large size, firm, juicy, very nice acidic and sweet flavor, excellent in 3 places and Le Grand. 2 7/8" 73 19
Row 2
Tr 188
9G1010 R/R +15 Heavy crop, huge size, firm, nice shape, excellent flavor - only negative is the short stem with the limbs cutting the fruit. 2 7/8" 73 24
Row 3
Tr 91
14A922 YNC +20 HUGE size on young tree - excellent quality in Le Grand, but only medium size there. 3 5/8" 92 12
             
Row 10
Tr 24-35
55P278
JD Test Blk
WNC +20 Pearlicious XII. Very heavy crop, huge size, good color, firm, crisp, excellent flavor. 3 1/2" 89 16-21
B Q GENETICS 2015 SHOWINGS FOR KINGSBURG ORCHARDS
Location: Le Grand, CA References: Autumn Honey GR/RY +23
DATE: August 13, 2015 +31
PLUMS
Variety Ripe Description Size mm Brix
comm Autumn Honey
10P336
GR/RY +23 Still firm, excellent flavor, good crop, large size, very firm, juicy. 2 3/4" 70 23-25
14 5Q258 B/R +28 Good crop, good size, good flavor, heart shape, small air space. 2 5/8" 67 20-22
New 10Q1109 RG/R +28 Good crop, excellent flavor, slight heart shape, small air space. 2 5/8" 67 22
New 10G920 RG/R +28 Good crop, large size, good flavor, slight sponge. 2 3/4" 70 20-22
New 51M572 RG/R +30 Hevay crop, large size, good flavor. 2 3/4" 70 18-21
New 53M689 Y/Y +30 Good crop, large size, good flavor. 2 3/4" 70 20-22
14 8G528 G/O +30 Excellent flavor, light crop, large size, few suture cracks. 2 3/4" 70 27
14 10G736 Y/Y +30 Good crop, variable size, good flavor, clean on tree. 2 3/4" 70 20-22
New 51M347 RG/R +31 Heavy crop, large size, ok flavor. 2 3/4" 70 19
14 24C397 RG/R +33 Heavy crop, good flavor, large size, nice shape. 2 7/8" 73 20-22
14 6G815 RG/dR +33 Giant size, heavy crop, just ok flavor. 3" 76 18-21
Nectarines & Peaches Last Week References: August Red YNC +23
Variety Ripe Description Size mm Brix
New 60P349 WNC +16 Huge size, medium color, firm, slt oblong, like Giant Pearl but better color. 3 3/8" 86 17
New 11A703 WPF mLC +20 Full pink color, acid balanced flavor, firm, nice shape. 3 3/8" 86 18
New 10A997 WPF +20 Giant size, balanced flavor, full pink, medium crop, firm, large cavity space. 3 1/2" 89 17
2013 14A922 YNC +20 Heavy crop, good color, nice shape, excellent flavor, medium size in Le Grand, HUGE in KO on 2nd leaf graft. 3" 76 16
New 14A908 YNC +20 Heavy crop, very good color, nice shape, excellent flavor, a little larger here than the 14A922. 3" 76 16
New 23Q274 WNC +20 Young tree, large size, firm, juice, excellent balanced flavor. 3 1/8" 79 18-20
Nectarines & Peaches This Week
Variety Ripe Description Size mm Brix
2014 68P1116 YPC NM +23 Ready last week, medium size, very firm, no bleeding, full orange/red skin color, nice shape. 3 1/4" 83 15
New 14A1105 YNC +27 Heavy crop on young graft, excellent color, nice shape, firm. 2 7/8" 73 15
New 12A944 WPC +30 Good crop, med.color, young graft, nice size, balance flv. 3 1/2" 89 18
New 63P218 WNC +30 Good color and size on young graft, a few freckles, very sweet balanced flavor. 3 1/8" 79 20
KO TEST BLOCKS
Variety Ripe Description Size mm Brix
Row 5
Tr 113
48P606 WPF +20 Ivory Rose. HUGE, medium color, firm, nice shape. 4" 102  
Row 5
Tr 118
15G304 WPC +25 Very Large, medium crop, firm, ok color. 3 3/4" 95  
Row 5
Tr 119
36M22 WPF +30 HUGE, medium color, firm, heavy crop, suspect shape. 4" 102  
Row 3
Tr 63
6G813 RGBr/dR +35 Huge size, ok crop, nice shape, tart & sweet. 3" 76 18
Row 2
Tr 76
5M552 R/RY +37 Heart shaped, heavy crop, excellent flavor, some aeration. 2 5/8" 67 20
             
Row 10
Tr 24-35
55P278
JD Test Blk
WNC +20 Pearlicious XII. Very heavy crop, huge size, good color, firm, crisp, excellent flavor. 3 1/2" 89 16-21
Row 9
Tr 26-38
7G820
JD Test Blk
WNC +35 Pearlicious XVII. Heavy crop, huge size, medium color, firm, crisp, excellent flavor. 3 1/2" 89 18*-20
B Q GENETICS 2015 SHOWINGS FOR KINGSBURG ORCHARDS
Location: Le Grand, CA References: Black Jack 0C498 B/R +40
DATE: August 20, 2015 +38
PLUMS
Variety Ripe Description Size mm Brix
comm Black Jack
0C498
B/R +40 Heavy crop, giant size, ok flavor, some dryness, nice shape. 3" 76 19
14 24C397 RG/R +33 Still firm, heavy crop, good flavor, large size, nice shape. 2 7/8" 73 20-22
14 6G815 RG/dR +37 Still firm, giant size, heavy crop, just ok flavor. 3" 76 18-21
14 53M282 GR/RY +35 Large size, good flavor, good crop, nice shape, very firm. 2 5/8" 67 23
14 51M156 GR/RY +35 Heavy crop, good flavor, large size. 2 3/4" 70 23
New 25C44 RG/R +36 Heavy crop, large size, good flavor. 2 3/4" 70 19-22
10,14 15G923 R/RY +36 Heavy crop, large size, good flavor, good color, nice shape. 2 3/4" 70 22
New 11Q1090 GR/RY +36 Good flavor, ok crop, medium size. 2 1/2" 64 21
13 12C234 dR/dRY +38 Very heavy crop, good flavor, large size. 2 3/4" 70 20
New 24Q689 GYR/Y +38 Heavy crop, large size, ok flavor, some aeration, nice shape. 2 7/8" 73 19
New 58M264 G/R +38 Good size, ok flavor, medium crop, nice shape. 2 5/8" 67 23
old 0C584 GR/R +38 Heavy crop, giant size, good flavor, slight aeration, nice shape. 3 1/4" 83 20
old 14B280 R/RY +38 Large size, good crop, good flavor, has had dryness and cooking in the past, only slight aeration this year. 2 7/8" 73 21
George Jackson Plums From Le Grand
Variety Ripe Description Size mm Brix
1 Row 61M78 RG/OR +40 Medium crop and size, firm, slightly oblong shape, excellent flavor, juicy, crisp, nice IS appearance. 2 9/16" 65 22-24
Planted 3A155 R/R +45 Good crop, juicy, firm, crisp, variable size, nice flavor. 2 5/8" 67 23
1 Row 42M240 GR/R +45 Very heavy crop, medium size, crispy firm, heart shaped, juicy, excelent flavor - unique look. 2 3/8" 60 23
Planted
George
Jake
1A447 R/OR +50 Not ready, but a huge crop and great size. Round shape, very juicy, firm, no cracks or flaws, high sugar but acidic now. Should be great in 10 days. 2 3/4" 70 22
Planted 44M150 GR/OR
Croc Egg
+50 Not quite ready, excellent greenish yellow with crocodile spots, good size, good crop, firm, excellent flavor. 2 5/8" 67 20
             
Comm 42M877 GPk/Y +80 Not ready - no sample      
Nectarines & Peaches Last Week References: September Bright +35 this year
Variety Ripe Description Size mm Brix
New 11A703 WPF mLC +20 Full pink color, acid balanced flavor, firm, nice shape. Still very firm for more than 2 weeks. 3 3/8" 86 20
New 63P218 WNC +30 Good color and size on young graft, a few freckles, very sweet balanced flavor. Still firm, excellent balanced flavor. 3 1/8" 79 22
Nectarines & Peaches This Week
Variety Ripe Description Size mm Brix
2014 10A1051 WPC +30 Ready last week, but held really firm and large. Excellent shape and color, firm, large on a young tree, medium flavor. 3 1/2" 89 16
14A931 WNC RF +30 RED FLESH. Medium size, great color, acid flavor. 3" 76 15
36M22 WPF +30 Pearl Princess XII. HUGE, medium color, firm, heavy crop, suspect shape, some cork. 3 7/8" 98 16
14A1055 WNC +35 Heavy crop, great flavor and firmness, only average color. 3 1/4" 83 23
63P424 YNC +36 Nice fruit on a young tree. Medium size and color, firm. 2 7/8" 73 16
Comm 14G872 WPF +40 Pearl Princess XIII. Preview. Excellent shape and color, tight cavity, 10 days away. 3 3/8" 86 17
Comm 20P966 WPF +42 Glacier Princess. Very heavy crop, HUGE size, tippy, medium color, ok flavor. 3 7/8" 98 17
B Q GENETICS 2015 SHOWINGS FOR KINGSBURG ORCHARDS
Location: Le Grand, CA References: September Yummy 26P627 R/Y +60
DATE: September 3, 2015 +52
PLUMS
Variety Ripe Description Size mm Brix
comm Sept. Yummy
26P627
R/Y +60 Good crop, good flavor, variable size, color? 2 5/8" 67 20-23
New 61M904 R/R +45 Heavy crop, large size, firm, great flavor, juicy. 2 5/8" 67 21
New 8C451 R/Yring +47 Medium crop, good flavor, variable size. 2 5/8" 67 21-23
14 11G507 GRDap/Pk +50 Heavy crop, medium size, good flavor. 2 1/2" 64 22
14 15G1028 B/Y +50 Heavy crop, large size, good flavor. 2 7/8" 73 22-24
12 7C432 G/Y +52 Heavy crop, large size, excellent flavor, firm. 2 3/4" 70 25
14 24C400 R/Y +52 Heavy crop, excellent flavor, variable size. 2 1/2" 64 21-26
14 7G737 GRDap/YR +52 Good flavor, ok crop, medium size. 2 1/2" 64 26
Planted 3A155 R/R +52 Ex. flavor, medium crop, medium size, nice shape, juicy, firm. 2 1/2" 64 25-27
New 52M667 R/Pk +53 Excellent flavor, medium crop, medium size. 2 1/2" 64 22-24
New 6G171 RY/Y +54 Good size, ok flavor, ok crop, very firm. 2 5/8" 67 23
12 8M225 GYR/RY +55 Good crop, egg shape, good flavor, good size, few cooked. 2 5/8" 67 26
Planted 1A447 R/O +55 Very heavy crop, good size, full color now, good flavor now. 2 5/8" 67 23
LY 31Q484 RY/Yring +56 Was +72 last year, large size, good crop, good flavor. 2 3/4" 70 20-23
New 42M1182 R/Y +56 Good size, ok flavor, ok crop, slight heart shape. 2 5/8" 67 24
LATE PLUMS - No Sample
Variety Ripe Description Size mm Brix
51M348 B/O +70 Not Ready, heavy crop, medium size, full color now, tart flavor. 2 1/2" 64 23
62M513 R/Y +80 Not Ready, color mostly green now, large size, good crop. 2 3/4" 70 22
5A713 R/Y +85 Not Ready, color mostly green now, ok crop, small size. 2 1/4" 57 22
Nectarines & Peaches Last Week References: Autumn Bright +42 this year
Variety Ripe Description Size mm Brix
26P490 YNC +35 September Bright. Commercial comparison. 3 1/8" 79 16
9P89 YNC +42 Autumn Bright. Commercial comparison. 3" 76 16
Comm 14G872 WPF +40 Pearl Princess XIII. Good crop, excellent dark red color, firm, very nice flavor, ex.shape with a few slt points this year. 3 1/2" 89 17
Comm 20P966 WPF +42 Glacier Princess. Very heavy crop, HUGE size, tippy, medium color, ok flavor. 3 7/8" 98 17
Nectarines & Peaches This Week
Variety Ripe Description Size mm Brix
Comm 8G1073 YPC +40 Summer Princess. Good crop, very firm, full orange-red color throughout the tree, large size, round shape. 3 1/2" 89 16
2014 14Q1062 YNC +42 Blackish red color! Heavy crop and large size on small tree. 3" 76 17
2012 10A732 WPC +42 Huge size, nice shape, good color, last week, ok flavor & firm. 3 1/2" 89 17
Planted
2014
10A978 WPF +48 Large size, good crop, ex.shape and color, firm. 3 3/8" 86 17-20
63P556 YNC +50 Young tree, firm, good color, good crop, med.size. 2 3/4" 70 17
3C506 WNC +54 Good crop, nice shape, medium color, good flavor, firm. 3 1/16" 78 18
2014 3C501 YNC +56 Perhaps our latest YNC. Large, very good crop, good color with a week to go. 3" 76 14
KO Test Block
Variety Ripe Description Size mm Brix
13A1089 WPC   Large, ok color and flavor. 3 1/2" 89 12
             
R3 T74 15G923 R/Pk +39 Good crop, ok size, flavor? Good color. 2 3/4" 70 20
R2 T2 6A926 R/Y +100 Good crop, size?, nice flavor, juicy, crisp. 3" 76 18-20
R2 T35 1A447 R/Y +77 Large size, good crop, nice shape, firm, ok flavor. 2 7/8" 73 23
B Q GENETICS 2015 SHOWINGS FOR KINGSBURG ORCHARDS
Location: Le Grand, CA References: September Yummy 26P627 R/Y +60
DATE: September 17, 2015 +66
PLUMS
Variety Ripe Description Size mm Brix
comm Sept. Yummy
26P627
R/Y +60 Good crop, good flavor, variable size, color? 2 5/8" 67 20-23
old 14B280 R/RY +38
+66
Shown August 20th, still firm, large size, good crop, good flavor, has had dryness and cooking in the past, only slight aeration this year. 2 7/8" 73 21-26
Planted 1A447 R/O +55 Very heavy crop, good size, full color now, good flavor now. 2 3/4" 70 22-25
13 20C733 dR/R +63 Heavy crop, ok size, excellent flavor, heart shape. 2 1/2" 64 23-25
New 11Q371 B/R +64 Good crop, good size, nice flavor, firm, nice shape. 2 5/8" 67 26-28
13,14 6P33 R/Y +66 Very heavy crop, excellent flavor, nice shape, good size, nice color, some sunburning. 2 5/8" 67 23-25
10 61M621 GR/Yring +66 Heavy crop, medium size, good flavor. 2 1/2" 64 21-23
Old 63M739 B/Y +66 Ok crop, good size, nice shape, ok flavor, firm. 2 3/4" 70 21
14 51M348 B/O +66 Heavy crop, medium size, full color now, good flavor, some dry and spongy. 2 1/2" 64 22-25
LY 5A90 G/Y +68 Medium to light crop, good favor, good size, firm, egg shape. 2 5/8" 67 21-24
New 10G78 R/RY +68 Heavy crop, variable size, ok flavor, nice color, very firm. 2 5/8" 67 21
LATE PLUMS - No Sample
Variety Ripe Description Size mm Brix
62M513 R/Y +80 Not Ready, color mostly green now, large size, good crop. 2 3/4" 70 22
5A713 R/Y +85 Not Ready, color mostly green now, ok crop, small size. 2 1/4" 57 22
Nectarines & Peaches Last Week References: Autumn Bright +42 this year
Variety Ripe Description Size mm Brix
Comm 14G872 WPF +40 Pearl Princess XIII. Good crop, excellent dark red color, firm, very nice flavor, ex.shape with a few slt points this year. STILL FIRM. 3 5/8" 92 17
Comm 20P966 WPF +42 Glacier Princess. Very heavy crop, HUGE size, tippy, medium color, ok flavor. STILL FIRM - SPECTACULAR SIZE. 3 7/8" 98 17
2014 3C501 YNC +56 Perhaps our latest YNC. Large, very good crop, good color with a week to go. 3" 76 14
Planted
2014
10A978 WPF +60 Large size, good crop, ex.shape and color, firm. 3 3/8" 86 17-20
Nectarines & Peaches This Week
Variety Ripe Description Size mm Brix
2014 14Q1019 YNC +55 Excellent color, firm, good flavor - best late yellow nect. 3" 76 17
36M472 WNC +58 Good crop, firm, nice shape, average color, medium size. 2 7/8" 73 20
59P1041 YNC +63 Heavy crop, good color, medium size, good flavor. 3" 76 15
Comm 13A337 WNF +65 Freestone with good size, excellent balanced flavor, average color only this year. 3" 76 21
2011 54P1065 WNC +65 Clingstone with ok size, firm, low acid flavor, average color this year - impressive at JD test block. 3" 76 22
KO Test Block
Variety Ripe Description Size mm Brix
JD
Row 10
TR 4-23
54P1065 WNC +65 Clingstone with ok size, firm, low acid flavor, average color this year - impressive at JD test block. 3" 76 22
             
Row 6
Trees
134-147
9G329 GR/dR +60 Heart shaped, medium size, good crop, dark green and purple skin, dark red flesh, firm, juicy, outstanding flavor. 2 5/8" 67 21-23
B Q GENETICS 2015 SHOWINGS FOR KINGSBURG ORCHARDS
Location: Le Grand, CA References: September Yummy 26P627 R/Y +60
DATE: October 2, 2015 +81
PLUMS
Variety Ripe Description Size mm Brix
comm Sept. Yummy
26P627
R/Y +60 Still firm, good crop, good flavor, variable size, color? 2 5/8" 67 20-23
Planted 1A447 R/O +60 Still firm, very heavy crop, good size, full color, good flavor. 2 3/4" 70 22-28
New
T-1
10G78 R/RO +73 Still very firm, heavy crop, variable size, ok flavor, nice color, very firm. 2 5/8" 67 22
New 7C435 YGR/Y +75 Good crop, good size, excellent flavor, juicy. 2 5/8" 67 24-28
New 58M170 R/Y +78 Good crop, large size, good flavor, firm. 2 3/4" 70 23-26
New 4Q1049 GR/Y +80 Ok crop, clean on tree, good size, ok flavor. 2 5/8" 67 21
New 4Q987 YO/YOring +80 Large size, good crop, nice shape, good flavor, firm. 2 3/4" 70 21-23
13 4Q892 Y/Y +80 Good flavor, good crop, medium size. 2 3/8" 60 24
13 4Q886 RG/R +80 Heavy crop, medium size on sick tree, good flavor. 2 3/8" 60 20-23
New 4Q429 R/RO +80 Heavy crop, medium size, nice color, excellent flavor. 2 3/8" 60 23
New 11G968 GYR/R +80 Good flavor, medium to light crop, good size, firm. 2 5/8" 67 27
12,14 62M513 R/Y +80 Good color, nice crop, good flavor, large size, nice shape. 2 3/4" 70 20-24
New 3Q1007 OY/YOring +82 Nice size, ok crop, good flavor, firm. 2 5/8" 67 21-23
10 3A392 R/Y +90 Very heavy crop, good size, slight oblong shape, very firm, good flavor. 2 5/8" 67 24
LATE PLUMS - No Sample
Variety Ripe Description Size mm Brix
12,14 5A713 R/Y +90 Not Ready, color half green now, good crop, small size in Le Grand, large size at KO. 2 3/4" 70 21-26
Nectarines & Peaches Last Week References: Autumn Bright +42 this year
Variety Ripe Description Size mm Brix
Planted
2014
10A978 WPF +60 Large size, good crop, ex.shape and color, firm, balanced flavor. STILL FIRM, NO SAMPLE. 3 1/2" 89 17-20
2013 13G520 YPC +64 Last two weeks. Very firm, good shape, good color, red flesh now. 3 1/4" 82 17
Nectarines & Peaches This Week
Variety Ripe Description Size mm Brix
New 23Q1097 YNC +65 Good crop, young tree, good color, firm, nice shape. 2 3/4" 70 16
New 16A1152 WNC RF +70 Very late, excellent acid balanced flavor, some red flesh, firm, large, nice shape, very slight cork, color? 3 1/8" 79 19-21
New 13A1047 WNC RF +75 Good crop, firm, pretty good color, low acid flavor. 3 1/8" 79 19
New 24Q32 WNC +75 Good crop, excellent color, baby tree, firm, bal. flavor, size? 2 5/8" 67 18
New 23Q552 WPC +75 Large size, firm, medium color, balanced flavor. 3 5/8" 92 16
KO Test Block
Variety Ripe Description Size mm Brix
KO Row 3
Tree 107
3C501 YNC +52 Huge, good color, nice shape, firm, good flavor - our latest commercial quality nectarine? 3 3/8" 86 14
B Q GENETICS 2015 SHOWINGS FOR KINGSBURG ORCHARDS
Location: Le Grand, CA References: September Yummy 26P627 R/Y +60
DATE: October 22, 2015 +101
All plums have had 1/2" of rain with no cracks.
PLUMS
Variety Ripe Description Size mm Brix
comm Sept. Yummy
26P627
R/Y +60 Still firm, good crop, good flavor, variable size, color? Odd ripening this year. 2 5/8" 67 20-23
Planted 1A447 R/O +70 Few firm ones left, very heavy crop, good size, full color, good flavor. 2 3/4" 70 22-28
New
T-1
10G78 R/RO +83 Still very firm, EXCELLENT SIZE FOR SMALL TREE with a heavy crop, good flavor, nice color, excellent bloom. 2 5/8" 67 22
12,14 62M513 R/Y +95 Good color, nice crop, good flavor, large size, nice shape, juicy. 2 3/4" 70 20-24
NEW 11G787 GR/R +90 Firm, ok crop, great flavor, ok size, juicy. 2 1/2" 64 22
NEW 10Q1097 P-B/OY +100 Ok crop, good flavor, large size, heart shape, firm. 2 3/4" 70 25
13 4Q829 G/Pk +90 Good crop, good flavor, nice size, scuffing? Color? 2 5/8" 67 20-23
LY 28Q236 R/Y +90 Ok size, good flavor, good shape, excellent color. 2 7/16" 62 24-26
12,14 5A713 R/Y +95 Ready, almost full red color, good crop, small size with no aeration in Le Grand, large size at KO. 2 3/4"
at KO
70 21-26
NEW 25C543 R/Y +95 Huge size, ok crop, very firm, good flavor, good color, some aeration. 2 7/8" 73 25
NEW 7C640 R/RY +95 Excellent flavor, good crop, some bird peck damage on tree, medium size, average color, very firm. 2 3/8" 60 22-24
13 7C353 YR/Y +110 Not ready yet, heavy crop, medium size, good flavor, slight aeration. 2 3/8" 60 24
Nectarines & Peaches This Week
Variety Ripe Description Size mm Brix
13A945 YPCSA +88 Large size, good color. 3 1/4" 83 19
13A1060 WPC +88 Large size, pink color, nice balanced flavor. 3 1/8" 80 20
23N398 WPC +88 Smaller size on baby tree, firm, nice color. 2 3/4" 70 20
23N384 YPCSA +90 Nice color, red and orange, firm, medium size. 2 3/4" 70 15
10A984 YPFSA +95 Banana Peach - last year. Excellent size, firmness, sub-acid flavor, pure yellow green skin - rain stains wipe off. 3 1/4" 83 20
23N838 YPCSA +95 Firm, yellow and red skin. 2 7/8" 73 19
63P470 YPC +100 Yellow skin, firm, acid flavor, tippy. 3 1/8" 80 18
35M951 YPF +100 Yellow green skin, firm, nice cavity, classical flavor. 3 1/8" 80 17