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
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
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
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
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
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.      
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
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
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
New 44P268 Cot -66 Good size, cling, firm, ok crop - verg good strong flavor. 2 7/16" 62 14-16
New 16Q329 Cot -66 Ok size, ok flavor, medium crop, firm. Good flavor. 2 1/4" 57 16
New 24C700 Cot -66 Good crop, good size, good flavor, firm. 2 3/8" 60 20
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
  24Q282 YP mLC NM -64 Non-melting firm, nice flat shape , good color, nice flavor. 2 7/8" 73 14
  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
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
24Q282 YP mLC NM -64 Non-melting firm, nice flat shape , good color, nice flavor - still firm this week. 3" 76 14
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
2C632 YN -60 Good size, medium firmness, ex. Color and flavor. 2 7/8" 73 14
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
2013 28C684 YPSA mLC -58 NM? Huge size, pure sub-acid flavor, sweet, excellent shape and color. 3 1/4" 83 16
66M299 YP mLC NM -57 Good size, firm, nice color, excellent shape. 3" 76 11-13
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
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
2C369 WN -49 Nice flavor, good color, crisp, acid balanced flavor. Small Tree. 2 7/8" 73 18
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
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
68P730 WN mLC -48 Nice shape, good flavor, light freckles, medium size on young tree. 2 3/4" 70 17
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
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
Apricots / PC
Variety Ripe Description Size MM Brix
12 13C354 PC -47 Still firm, ok crop, good flavor, small size. 2" - 51 18
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
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
2C400 WN mLC -47 Very firm, crisp, very good balanced flavor, small tree. STILL FIRM this second week. 3 1/8" 79 18
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
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
48P470 WN mLC -41 Pearl Time. Dark red, firm, medium size, very good flavor, good crop. 2 7/8" 73 17
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
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
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
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
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
2012 67M10 YNSA LC -32 Large, firm, excellent color, firm, very good flavor. 3 1/8" 79 18
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
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
Nectarines & Peaches Last Week - 2nd Look
Variety Ripe Description Size mm Brix
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
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
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"    
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
Nectarines & Peaches Last Week - 2nd Look
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 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
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
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
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
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 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
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 7
Tr 91
59P1090 YNC +0 Very large, firm, average color, nice shape, ok flavor. 3 1/2" 89 12
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
DATE: July 30, 2015 +17
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 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
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 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
DATE: August 13, 2015 +31
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 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
DATE: August 20, 2015 +38
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
DATE: September 3, 2015 +52
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
B Q GENETICS 2015 SHOWINGS FOR KINGSBURG ORCHARDS
Location: Le Grand, CA
DATE: September 17, 2015 +66
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
B Q GENETICS 2015 SHOWINGS FOR KINGSBURG ORCHARDS
Location: Le Grand, CA
DATE: October 2, 2015 +81
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
DATE: October 22, 2015 +101
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