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AUGUST FIRE

USPP 11477

Classic Yellow Flesh Clingstone Nectarine

Ripens: +20, Near August Red

 

Skin Colour: Full Shiny Dark Red Chilling Hours: 600-650
Shape: Globose to slightly oblong with occasional deep sutures. Bloom Date: 3 Days After Spring Bright
Size: Very Large, about 80mm Bloom Density: Heavy
Texture: Very Firm Blossom Type: Small, Non-Showy
Eating Quality: Very Good Cropping: Good Setter

Notes: This variety is a mutation of August Red that has most of the same excellent characteristics, except it has FULL RED color even in warmer areas.  The variety was discovered in an August Red orchard owned by NORMAN WALDNER and MICHAEL WALDNER.  It is a sure high coloured replacement for that season.