May Bright


Classic Nectarines The Pearls Sub-Acid Yellow Flesh Size & Ripening



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May Bright - 6M86

Pat. Pend.

Classic Yellow Flesh Freestone Nectarine

Ripens:  -72, May 14th, 9 Days Before Rose Diamond


Skin Color:  Full, shiny, dark red with very little freckling.

Chilling Hours:  Lower chill ~450 hours.

Shape:  Round with a flat nose.

Bloom Date:  5 days before Rose Diamond

Size: Large for early season, 56's in the breeding grounds on its own root.

Bloom Density:  Heavy.

Texture:  Very firm, almost non-melting.

Blossom Type:  Showy.

Eating Quality:  Excellent.

Cropping:  Heavy.



May Bright - 6M86 is a new classic nectarine selection that has looked very good for the last three years.  The ripening date is in the Zee Fire slot.  It is medium low chill, heavy cropping, full red in color with very little freckling, very firm to non-melting  in texture, very good in flavor, and the sizes are 56's on young trees in the breeding grounds and has shown to be even larger in commercial conditions.