2017 KO
Test
B Q GENETICS 2017 SHOWINGS FOR KINGSBURG ORCHARDS
Location:  Le Grand, CA
DATE:  May 10, 2017  -85 Reference:  May Princess -85
Nectarines & Peaches Rain:  1/2" ON April 22 & 1/3" on April 26 - Heavy dews daily
SMALL TREES
Last Week
Variety Type Ripe Description Inch Size mm Brix
  2016 17Q436 WP LC -93 Ok size, firm, mild flavor, ex.color, ex.shape. 2 5/8 67 12
  2016 17Q469 YP LC -92 Ex.color, firm, ex.shape, good flavor. 2 5/8 67 11
T-1 new 63P200 WP LC -90 Excellent color, firm, some good size, ok flavor. 2 3/4 70 10
This Week
Variety Type Ripe Description Inch Size mm Brix
T-1 new 69P522 YN vLC -86 A few large, firm, flat nose, nice color. 2 5/8 67 10
  ref 12G873 YP mLC NM -85 MAY PRINCESS.  Reference.  Firm, medium size, non-melting, nice color. 2 3/4 70 12
  61P561 YP mLC -83 Good shape, nice two-tone color, firm. 2 5/8 67 11
Location:  Kingsburg Orchard Test Block
DATE:  May 10, 2017  -78 Reference:  May Princess -85
  R6 T 24 61P20 YN vLC -76 Excellent flat shape, good color, clean, nice size, firm, ex.flavor. 2 1/2 64 12
  R6 T 25 2C565 WN mLC -76 Nice round shape, good red color with a few freckles, firm, good flavor. 2 1/2 64 12
B Q GENETICS 2017 SHOWINGS FOR KINGSBURG ORCHARDS
Location:  Le Grand, CA Reference:  May Princess -85
DATE:  May 17, 2017  -78 Reference:  May Bright -72 one week away
Nectarines & Peaches YOUNG TREES
This Week
Variety Type Ripe Description Inch Size mm Brix
T-1 new 61P1008 YPSA LC -83 Sub-acid, LARGE, medium firm, nice color, heavy crop, flat shape. 3 76 13
T-1 new 69P983 WN -82 Excellent color, firm, round shape, mild flavor, good crop. 2 3/4 70 15
  2015 27C334 YP LC -82 Excellent color, firm, flat shape, large size, light crop (frost). 3 76 12
T-1 new ? 69P7 YN vLC -80 Very similar to 61P20 - probably the same variety on it's own root. 2 3/4 70 15
  2014 61P20 YN vLC -76 Heavy crop, LARGE, firm, good flavor, flat with indented apex, light freckling, good color. 2 7/8 73 14
Location:  Kingsburg Orchard Test Block
DATE:  May 17, 2017  -73 Reference:  May Bright -72
Last Week
  R6 T 24 61P20 YN vLC -76 Excellent flat shape, good color, clean, nice size, firm, ex.flavor. 2 1/2 64 12
  R6 T 25 2C565 WN mLC -76 Nice round shape, good red color with a few freckles, firm, good flavor. 2 1/2 64 12
This Week
  R7 T 52 61P20 YN vLC -76 Large, flat nose, very firm, excellent color, nice in three locations, 5 days ahead of Z-Fire/May Bright - a few apex tears. 2 7/8 73 12
  R7 T 43-44 27C334 YP LC -75 Heavy crop here, large size, flat shape, good firmness, excellent color, very good flavor, 5 days before Spring Princess. 3 76 13
  R6 T 26 3C718 WN LC -73 Heavy crop, acid balance flavor, round shape, ok color, size? 2 5/8 67 12
  R5 T 20 67M27 WN -70 Large, flat shape, firm, good crop, a few apex tears. 2 7/8 73 12
B Q GENETICS 2017 SHOWINGS FOR KINGSBURG ORCHARDS
Location:  Le Grand, CA
DATE:  May 24, 2017  -71 Reference:  May Bright -72
Reference:  2P790 Pearlicious I WN -66
Nectarines & Peaches
This Week
Variety Type Ripe Description Inch Size mm Brix
  2012
Mike
31C474 YN mLC -72 Very LARGE at picking time, firm, dark red with some freckles, no cracks or tears, strong nectarine flavor, big crop.  With May Bright, but larger, especially with a girdle. 3 76 13
T-1 new 65P1062 YP NM? -73 Excellent shape and color, non-melting, baby graft. 2 7/8 73 14
  Comm 6M86 YN mLC -72 May Bright.  Reference.  Excellent color, shape, firmness, and flavor.  Good size. 2 7/8 73 15
  2016 36M556 WN LC -72 Clean, excellent color, good flavor, medium size. 2 3/4 70 15
  Comm 2P790 WN mLC -66 Pearlicious I.  Reference.  Nice size, shape, and flavor.  Good color and firmness.   2 3/4 70 14
  2015 17Q570 WP NM LC -65 Preview:  Large size, good shape, ready next week. 3 1/8 79 13
Apricots
Variety Type Ripe Description Inch Size mm Brix
  New 47P341 COT -70 Small, light crop, baby tree. 2 1/8 54 17
  2016 19C133 COT -68 Large, medium crop, deep suture, slight blush. 2 1/2 64 16
Location:  Kingsburg Orchard Test Block
DATE:  May 24, 2017  -66 Reference:  May Bright -72
Last Week Repeat
  R6 T 26 3C718 WN LC -73 Heavy crop, acid balance flavor, round shape, ok color, size? 2 5/8 67 12
This Week
  R3 T27 3C797 WN LC -66 Large size, firm, ok color, nice flavor. 3 1/8 79 16
  R6 T36 17Q570 WP LC -68 LARGE.  Good color, firm, mild flavor, round shape. 3 3/8 86 13
  R7 T62 38M850 WP LC NM -64 LARGE.  Nonmelting, excellent shape, good color, mild flavor. 3 3/8 86 12
  R6 T38 24Q282 YP mLC NM -64 Round and very flat, medium color, firm, ok flavor. 3 76 11
B Q GENETICS 2017 SHOWINGS FOR KINGSBURG ORCHARDS
Location:  Le Grand, CA
DATE:  May 30, 2017  -60 Reference:  Rose Bright YN -63
Reference:  2P790 Pearlicious I WN -66
Nectarines & Peaches
Last Week
Variety Type Ripe Description Inch Size mm Brix
  2016 36M556 WN LC -70 Clean, excellent color, good flavor, medium size. 2 7/8 73 15
  2015 17Q570 WP NM LC -63 Large size, good shape, average flavor, nice color, low acid. 3 3/8 86 12
This Week
Variety Type Ripe Description Inch Size mm Brix
T-1 new 1C869 YNSA LC -68 Nice sub-acid flavor, large size, nice shape, frost hurt crop. 3 1/16 78 15
  new 61P456 YPSA mLC -66 Huge, good color, medium firm, sub-acid flavor. 3 1/4 83 14-16
T-1 new 66P642 WN -66 Firm, nice shape & color, EXCELLENT FLAVOR. 3 76 15-21
T-1 new 63P1070 YNSA -66 Nice sub-acid yellow nectarine, medium size, ex. color. 2 7/8 73 16-18
T-2 new 1C793 WN LC -65 EXCELLENT FLAVOR, firm, full dark red, some freckles, good crop. 3 76 18
T-1 new 62P1000 WN -64 EXCELLENT FLAVOR, firm, full red color, slightly oblong, good crop. 2 7/8 73 18
  Comm 28C571 YP NM LC -64 Red Princess II.  Huge, firm, non-melting, very nice flavor. 3 3/8 86 15
  Comm 8G292 YN mLC -63 Rose Bright.  reference 2 7/8 73 15
  Comm 53P410 YN mLC -60 Kay Diamond VII.  reference 3 1/16 78 12
Apricots
Variety Type Ripe Description Inch Size mm Brix
  New 17C73 COT -62 Medium crop, good flavor, firm. 2 5/8 67 17-19
T-1 New 45P714 COT -60 Good size, firm, medium crop. 2 7/16 62 17
T-2 New 45P902 COT -62 Large, firm, strong flavor, high brix. 2 9/16 65 18-20
Location:  Kingsburg Orchard Test Block
DATE:  May 30, 2017  -57 Reference:  
Last Week Repeat
  R6 T36 17Q570 WP LC -68 LARGE.  Good color, firm, mild flavor, round shape. 3 3/8 86 13
  R7 T62 38M850 WP LC NM -64 LARGE.  Nonmelting, excellent shape, good color, mild flavor. 3 3/8 86 12
This Week
  R6 T26 65P192 WN mLC -64 Large, firm, nice mild flavor, heavy crop, few split pits. 3 1/8 79 12
  R5 T31 2C632 YN -60 Huge, flat shape, nice flavor, firm, ok color. 3 1/8 79 13
B Q GENETICS 2017 SHOWINGS FOR KINGSBURG ORCHARDS
Location:  Le Grand, CA
DATE:  June 8, 2017  -51 Reference:  June Time Peach YP NM mLC -56
Reference:  Diamond Bright YN -52
Reference:  Honey Red Dino 26C218 RG/R -52
Last Week
Nectarines & Peaches
Variety Type Ripe Description Inch Size mm Brix
new 62P1000 WN -62 EXCELLENT FLAVOR, firm, full red color, slightly oblong, good crop.  Still firm! 3 76 22
new 66P642 WN -62 Firm, nice shape & color, EXCELLENT FLAVOR. 3 76 20
new 2C587 YN -60 Clean, still pretty firm, large. 3 1/8 79 14
This Week
Variety Type Ripe Description Inch Size mm Brix
14 16 67P136 YNSA LC -56 HUGE!  Heavy crop, ok sub-acid flavor, only average color. 3 1/4 83 14
new 66P882 WN -56 Firm, balanced flavor, dark red with freckles. 2 7/8 73 19
Comm. 8G1205 YP NM mLC -56 June Time.  Commercial reference.  Large, firm, ex.color. 3 1/8 79 13
new 1C809 WN LC -55 Light crop, smooth skin, good flavor, large. 3 1/8 79 18
Apricots
Variety Type Ripe Description Inch Size mm Brix
New 16Q217 COT -54 Ok crop, good color, red blush, ok size excellent flavor.  Very freestone. 2 3/8 60 20
Location:  Kingsburg Orchard Test Block
DATE:  June 7, 2017  -46 Reference:  Honey Red Dino 26C218 RG/R -52
This Week
Variety Type Ripe Description Inch Size mm Brix
R3 T 47 2C369 WN -44 Sweet, good size, rough skin.  Balanced flavor. 3 76 16
R3 TR 70 45P780 Cot -46 Ok flavor, light crop, nice cosmetics. 2  7/16 62 15
B Q GENETICS 2017 SHOWINGS FOR KINGSBURG ORCHARDS
Location:  Le Grand, CA
DATE:  June 14, 2017  -43 Reference:  Pearl Time WN -45
Last Week
Nectarines & Peaches
Variety Type Ripe Description Inch Size mm Brix
14 16 67P136 YNSA LC -56 HUGE!  Heavy crop, ok sub-acid flavor, only average color. 3 1/4 83 14
15 R6 T38 24Q282 YPNM LC -54 HUGE!  Flat shape, firm, excellent flavor.  After 28C571. 3 1/2 89 16
This Week
Variety Type Ripe Description Inch Size mm Brix
new 5C520 YNSA -48 Baby tree.  Good shape, some freckles, great flavor. 3 76 22
new 66P365 YPSA -46 Young tree, nice shape, firm, nice color, ex.flavor. 3 1/8 79 19
new 15A1225 WN LC -45 Good crop, firm, freckles, dark red skin, balanced flavor. 3 1/8 79 20-24
 15 R6 T43 10A1088 WP mLC -45 Large, firm, balanced flavor, heavy crop. 3 1/4 83 16
15 R5 T85 68P730 WN mLC -45 Balanced flavor, some freckles. 3 1/8 79 17
11 R5 T53 67M195 WP LC -45 Large, firm, ok flavor, great shape, some smalls. 3 1/4 83 15
15 R5 T94 66P114 WP mLC -44 Large, heavy crop, nice shape, firm. 3 1/4 83 15
new 66P610 WN -44 Young tree, nice shape, good flavor. 2 7/8 73 17
15 R5 T93 67M11 YNC -44 Medium size, dark red color, firm, good crops. 3 1/8 79 14
new 63P798 WN -43 Young tree, firm, freckles, great flavor. 2 3/4 70 21
Apricots / PC
Variety Type Ripe Description Inch Size mm Brix
New 16Q575 Cot -46 Nice size and color, medium crop, good flavor, no drops. 2 1/2 64 18
14 16Q236 Cot -45 Good crop, ok size, ok flavor, nice color, no drops. 2 1/4 57 17-21
Location:  Kingsburg Orchard Test Block
DATE:  June 14, 2017  -39 Reference:  Flavor Majesty  R/R  -44
This Week
Variety Type Ripe Description Inch Size mm Brix
             
             
             
             
             
             
             
             
             
B Q GENETICS 2017 SHOWINGS FOR KINGSBURG ORCHARDS
Location:  Le Grand, CA
DATE:  June 21, 2017  -36 Reference:  Flavor Pearl WN -34
Last Week
Nectarines & Peaches
Variety Type Ripe Description Inch Size mm Brix
15 R5 T94 66P114 WPC mLC -44 Balanced flavor, heavy crop, huge size, firm. 3 3/8 86 16
15 R5 T93 67M11 YNC -44 Medium size, dark red color, firm, good crops - STILL FIRM. 3 1/8 79 14
new 66P610 WN -42 Young tree, nice shape, good flavor. 3 1/8 79 16
This Week
Variety Type Ripe Description Inch Size mm Brix
12 R7 T73 29C635 WPC -44 Ripe last week.  Tons of huge, firm, peaches. 3 3/8 86 14
new 66P718 YNC -41 Young tree:  Excellent flavor, firm, nice shape. 3 76 18
new 8C882 YNSA -41 Baby tree:  Very firm, dark red with freckles, great flavor. 2 7/8 73 18
new 64P467 WNC -40 Balanced flavor, dark red with small freckles, heavy crop. 3 1/8 79 18
15 R5 T103 67M10 YNCSA LC -38 FT:  Excellent flavor, firm, medium color. 3 1/8 79 17-20
new 36M394 WPC LC -38 Young tree:  Heavy crop, excellent color, crisp. 3 1/4 83 18
11 R5 T61
COMM
6G109 WP LC -38 Huge size, excellent shape, medium flavor. 3 3/8 86 14
new 36M133 WNC -37 Small tree:  Firm, good color, a few small tips. 3 1/8 79 21
16 R7 T117 67P1122 YNC -37 Large, good shape, good crop, med. color. 3 76 16
new 31C230 YNC -36 Heavy crop, firm, nice shape, good color in shade. 3 1/8 79 14
11 R5 T57
COMM
31C758 WN LC -34 Pearlicious VI, Flavor Pearl.  Huge crop, large size, firm, excellent shape, great flavor - the winner. 3 1/8 79 18
Location:  Kingsburg Orchard Test Block
DATE:  June 21, 2017  -32 Reference:  26C167 GR/R -35 HONEY DINO
Variety Type Ripe Description Inch Size mm Brix
R5 T93 67M11 YNC -40 Heavy crop, large size, excellent dark red color, clean, firm, Spring Bright timing, sizes right before picking. 3 1/4 83 14
R5 T72 2C369 WN -32 Good crop, firm, medium color, some freckles. 3 3/8 86 18
R5 T98 66M48 WPC -32 Ex.crop, nice size, full pink color, crisp texture. 3 3/8 86 14
R7 T82 66M53 WPC -32 HUGE, light crop, ok flavor and firmness, full color. 4 1/2 114 14
B Q GENETICS 2017 SHOWINGS FOR KINGSBURG ORCHARDS
Location:  Le Grand, CA
DATE:  June 28, 2017  -29 Reference:  Flavor Pearl WN -34
Last Week
Nectarines & Peaches
Variety Type Ripe Description Inch Size mm Brix
new 66P610 WN -42 3rd Look:  Young tree, excellent shape, ROCK firm, ex.balanced flavor, medium freckles. 3 1/8 79 16
new 36M394 WPC LC -38 Young tree:  Heavy crop, excellent color, crisp, very firm. 3 1/4 83 18
16 R7 T117 67P1122 YNC -37 Large, good shape, good crop & color, ROCK hard, ex.flavor. 3 1/8 79 18
11 R5 T57
COMM
31C758 WN LC -34 Pearlicious VI, Flavor Pearl.  Commercial reference - the best white flesh nectarine of the season.  Huge crop, size, great firmness, flavor, shape & color. 3 3/16 81 18-22
This Week Variety Type Ripe Description Inch Size mm Brix
COMM 34P249 WPF mLC -36 Pearl Princess.  Commercial reference.  Very nice color, crop, firmness, and flavor. 3 1/4 83 16-20
new 10C688 YNSA -34 Large, firm, ex.dark red color, good crop, ex.flavor. 3 3/16 81 16-24
new 31C247 YNC -34 Large, med.crop, firm, average color, nice shape. 3 1/4 83 15
new 69P540 WNC -32 ROCK hard, ex.shape, balanced flavor, good color w/freckles. 3 1/8 79 19
new 18A748 YNC -32 Large size, ex.color, good flavor, a few deep sutures. 3 1/8 79 14
new 18A918 YNCSA -32 Very large, ex.color, good crop, nice flavor. 3 3/8 86 17-19
new 12C222 WPC -32 Young tree, own root, large, firm, nice shape, ex.flavor! 3 3/8 86 16-20
16 R7 T119 2C534 YNF -30 Small tree, very firm, ex.flat nose, good flavor. 3 76 14
Location:  Kingsburg Orchard Test Block
DATE:  June 28, 2017  -24 Reference:  Dapple Dino 25P1155 GR/R -32 
This Week
Variety Type Ripe Description Inch Size mm Brix
R5 T97 2C547 YNCSA -26 HUGE, firm, ok flavor, good crop. 3 1/2 89 14
R5 T98 66M48 WPC mLC -32 HUGE, firm, good color, good crop. 3 3/4 95 14
B Q GENETICS 2017 SHOWINGS FOR KINGSBURG ORCHARDS
Location:  Le Grand, CA
DATE:  July 5, 2017  -22 Reference:  Flavor Pearl WN -34  Majestic Pearl WN -14
Reference:  Grand Bright YNC -22
Last Week
Nectarines & Peaches
Variety Type Ripe Description Inch Size mm Brix
11 R5 T57
COMM
31C758 WN LC -34 Pearlicious VI, Flavor Pearl.  Commercial reference - the best white flesh nectarine of the season.  Huge crop, size, great firmness, flavor, shape & color. 3 3/8 86 18-22
new 10C688 YNSA -34 Large, firm, ex.dark red color, good crop, BEST FLAVOR. 3 3/16 81 16-24
new 69P540 WNC -32 ROCK hard, ex.shape, balanced flavor, good color w/freckles. 3 1/8 79 19
16 R7 T119 2C534 YNF -30 Small tree, very firm, ex.flat nose, good flavor. 3 76 15
new 2C688 WNC -34 Ex.balanced flavor, firm, large, good color. 3 1/4 83 21
R7 T85
COMM
2P73 YPC -30 Reference:  Red Princess.  Large, heavy crop, good color. 3 1/4 83 14
new 18A748 YNC -30 Clean, firm, ex.color. 3 1/4 83 13
This Week Variety Type Ripe Description Inch Size mm Brix
14 R6 T59 69P539 YNFSA -28 Firm, very large, nice flavor. 3 1/4 83 15
16 R7 T116 68P1022 WNC -28 Good color, firm, deep stem cavity. 3 1/8 79 18
new 13A762 WPF -28 Dark red color, crisp, very tight pit cavily, ex.shape & color. 3 1/4 83 17
16 R7 T120 11A733 WPF -28 Large, firm, nice shape, full pink color. 3 3/8 86 15
new 18A918 YNCSA -27 Firm, clean, large. 3 1/4 83 14
new 69P1038 YNCSA -25 Very heavy crop, firm, freckles, dark red, ex.flavor. 3 1/16 78 19
new 55P1092 WP NM -24 Baby Tree:  Non-melting, sweet, good color, low acid. 3 76 18
14 R6 T48 17A1174 YPCSA -24 Giant size, firm, ex.color, big crop. 3 3/8 86 14
13 R3 T67 60P1076 YNCSA -24 Large, firm, ex.flavor, nice shape, full red color - nice at KO. 3 1/4 83 18-20
15 R3 T160 35M346 WNC mLC -22 Large size, firm, good flavor. 3 3/8 86 17
new 10C69 YPCSA -22 Baby Tree:  Firm, good shape, nice flavor. 3 1/8 79 16
11 R5 T80-81 11P1175 WPF -18 Preview.  Heavy crop, firm, next week. 3 3/8 86 14
John D's 48P442 WPF -16 Preview.  Heavy crop, firm, next week. 3 1/4 83 14
AUSTRALIA - way past, but need to see
15 R5 T93 67M11 YNC -44 Medium size, dark red color, firm, good crops - STILL FIRM. 3 1/8 79 14
15 R5 T103 67M10 YNCSA LC -38 FT:  Excellent flavor, firm, medium color. 3 1/8 79 17-20
Location:  Kingsburg Orchard Test Block
DATE:  July 5, 2017  -17 Reference:  Red Phoenix R/dR -13
Last Week
Variety Type Ripe Description Inch Size mm Brix
R5 T97 2C547 YNCSA -26 HUGE, firm, ok flavor, good crop. 3 3/4 95 12
This Week              
R3 T160 35M346 WNC mLC -20 HUGE, firm, ok flavor here - ex.flavor Le Grand. 3 5/8 92 14
R5 T108 15A532 DNWP -20 Donut white peach, huge, balanced flavor, not a heavy crop. 4 102 14
R5 T90 60P536 WNC -18 HUGE, crisp, ok flavor here. 4 102 14
B Q GENETICS 2017 SHOWINGS FOR KINGSBURG ORCHARDS
Location:  Le Grand, CA
DATE:  July 12, 2017  -15 Reference:  Majestic Pearl WN -14
Reference:  Grand Bright YNC -22
Last Week
Nectarines & Peaches
Variety Type Ripe Description Inch Size mm Brix
new 13A762 WPF -24 Dark red color, crisp, very tight pit cavily, ex.shape & color. 3 1/2 89 17
John D's 48P442 WPF -15 Very heavy crop, large size, firm, nice cavity, good flavor. 3 3/8 86 15
This Week Variety Type Ripe Description Inch Size mm Brix
new 7C880 YNC -21 Young tree:  Good color, average firmness. 3 76 16
new 9C673 WPC -20 Baby tree:  Huge size, firm, very low acid, nice color. 3 5/8 92 16
14 R6 T55
12 R7 T88
60P534 WNC -20 Nice size, clean & smooth, dark red skin, very low acid.
R6 T55
3 1/8 79 20
new 6B251 YNCSA -19 Baby tree:  Clean, firm, mild. 3 1/8 79 18-20
new 31C841 YNCSA mLC -18 Smooth, clean skin, firm, very large, good flavor. 3 1/2 89 16
15 R3 T164 35M200 WNC mLC -17 Dark red skin with freckles, heavy crop, rock hard. 3 76 20
14 R5 T99 16A792 WPC -15 Firm, nice flavor, excellent shape. 3 1/2 89 18
comm 15G222 WNC mLC -14 Majestic Pearl:  Large, very firm, freckles, sweet. 3 1/4 83 18
12 R7 T90 28C145 YNCSA -10 Young trees:  Large, good color, firm, nice flavor. 3 1/4 83 18
Location:  Kingsburg Orchard Test Block
DATE:  July 12, 2017  -10 Reference:  Red Phoenix R/dR -13
This Week              
R7 T81 30C917 WNC -20 Huge, firm, ex.color, good flavor - Pearlicious VII. 3 1/4 83 14-20
R3 T165 66P690 WPC -10 Heavy crop, good color. 3 1/2 89 15
B Q GENETICS 2017 SHOWINGS FOR KINGSBURG ORCHARDS
Location:  Le Grand, CA
DATE:  July 19, 2017  -8 Reference:  Majestic Pearl WN -14
Snow Princess WPF +0
Last Week
Nectarines & Peaches
Variety Type Ripe Description Inch Size mm Brix
14 R6 T55
12 R7 T88
60P534 WNC -20 Nice size, clean & smooth, dark red skin, very low acid.
R6 T55
3 1/4 83 20
new 31C841 YNCSA mLC -18 Smooth, clean skin, firm, very large, good flavor. 3 1/2 89 15
15 R3 T164 35M200 WNC mLC -17 Dark red skin with freckles, heavy crop, rock hard. 3 76 23
John D's 48P442 WPF -15 Pearl Princess IX.  Very heavy crop, large size, firm, nice cavity, good flavor. 3 3/8 86 15
14 R5 T99 16A792 WPC -15 Firm, nice flavor, excellent shape, large, nice color. 3 5/8 92 15
comm 15G222 WNC mLC -14 Majestic Pearl:  Large, very firm, freckles, sweet. 3 1/4 83 18
12 R7 T90 28C145 YNCSA -10 Young trees:  Large, good color, firm, nice flavor. 3 1/4 83 18
This Week Variety Type Ripe Description Inch Size mm Brix
6B294 YNCSA -14 Last week, baby tree:  Very firm, ex. flavor & color. 2 7/8 73 20
33M975 WNC -10 Young tree:  Firm, ex.flavor, freckles. 3 76 20
16A1195 YNC -9 Large size, firm, medium color. 3 1/4 83 15
2C70 YNC -8 Baby tree:  Huge size, average color. 3 3/8 86 16-18
R5 T95 56P1206 WNC -8 Pearlicious X.  Rock hard, freckles, ex.balanced flavor. 3 1/4 83 22
R5 T91-92 48P270 WPF -3 Ice Queen:  Firm, nice shape, medium color, sweet. 3 3/8 86 15-18
Location:  Kingsburg Orchard Test Block
DATE:  July 19, 2017  -3  
Last Week
Variety Type Ripe Description Inch Size mm Brix
R3 T166 66P690 WPC -7 Good crop, huge, dark red, good flavor. 3 3/4 95 15
This Week              
R3 T68 58P390 YNCSA -8 Good flavor, firm, two-tone red & yellow color.  Plantable 3 1/4 83 16
R3 T169-171 36M207 WPC mLC +0 Large, balanced flavor, pink color, firm. 3 3/4 95 15-18
R5 T91-92 48P270 WPF -3 Ice Queen:  Firm, nice shape, medium color, sweet. 3 3/4 95 15-18
B Q GENETICS 2017 SHOWINGS FOR KINGSBURG ORCHARDS
Location:  Le Grand, CA Reference:  Summer Fire YNC -4
DATE:  July 26, 2017  -1 Snow Princess WPF +0
Last Week
Nectarines & Peaches
Variety Type Ripe Description Inch Size mm Brix
14 R5 T99 16A792 WPC -15 Firm, nice flavor, excellent shape, large, nice color. 3 5/8 92 15
comm 15G222 WNC mLC -14 Majestic Pearl:  Large, very firm, freckles, sweet. 3 3/8 86 20
new 33M975 WNC -10 Young tree:  Firm, ex.flavor, freckles, slt.oblong. 3 1/8 79 20
11 R5 T95 56P1206 WNC -8 Pearlicious X.  Rock hard, freckles, ex.balanced flavor. 3 1/4 83 22
new 16A1195 WNC -6 Large size, firm, better color this week. 3 1/4 83 15
11 R5 T91-92 48P270 WPF -3 Ice Queen:  Firm, nice shape, medium color, sweet. 3 3/8 86 15-18
This Week Variety Type Ripe Description Inch Size mm Brix
13 R3 T68 58P340 YNCSA -8 Fantastic flavor! Firm, large, average color -- our best Sub-Acid Yellow EVER!  PLANTABLE. 3 1/4 83 25
15 R3 T172 20Q1140 WNC -1 Light crop this year, firm, ex.flavor, some freckles. 3 1/8 79 18-20
Location:  Kingsburg Orchard Test Block
DATE:  July 26, 2017  +4 for Nectarine/Peach 
Last Week
Variety Type Ripe Description Inch Size mm Brix
R3 T68 58P340 YNCSA -8 Good flavor, firm, two-tone red & yellow color.  Still very nice. 3 1/4 83 16
R3 T166 66P690 WPC -7 Good crop, huge, dark red, good flavor.  Nice. 3 3/4 95 15
R5 T91-92 48P270 WPF -3 Ice Queen:  Firm, nice shape, medium color, sweet. 3 3/4 95 17
R3 T169-171 36M207 WPC mLC +0 Large, balanced flavor, pink color, firm.  Best flavor. 3 3/4 95 16-18
This Week              
R3 T179 13A847 WPF +16 Huge, firm, nice cavity, good color. 4 102 14
R3 T182-183 10A997 WPF +15 HUGE, average flavor, some split pits.  WOW size. 4 1/2 114 13
B Q GENETICS 2017 SHOWINGS FOR KINGSBURG ORCHARDS
Location:  Le Grand, CA Reference:  August Bright 26P288 YNC +15
DATE:  August 9, 2017  +13
This Week Variety Type Ripe Description Inch Size mm Brix
new 66P1127 YPCSA +0 Firm, ex.balanced flavor. 3 3/8 86 17
new 2C132 YNCSA +0 Still firm after 2 weeks.  Ex.flavor, nice shape, no cork. 3 1/4 83 18
com R3 T77 13G368 WPF +10 Sierra Princess:  Excellent color, firmness, and flavor.  Medium size only. 3 3/8 86 18-20
15 R3 T178 60P559 WNC +10 Very heavy crop, medium color, balanced flavor. 3 1/4 83 18
14 R6 T69 10A1051 WPC +12 BEST white peach last year in this time slot for 3 weeks.  HUGE, round, firm, good color. 3 5/8 92 14-16
15 R3 T189 14A908 YNC +12 Medium color, firm, heavy crop, some red bleeding, good flavor. 3 1/4 83 16
15 R3 T190 23Q274 WNC +14 Firm, oblong, medium color, ex.flavor. 3 1/4 83 19
13 R3 T91 14A922 YNC +14 Good color, medium crop, large, excellent flavor, firm. 3 3/8 86 16
com R7 T 95 26P288 YNC +15 August Bright.  Reference.  Firm, med.color, med. production. 3 1/4 83 14
11 R5 T104 62P215 YNCSA +15 Firm, nice color, very good flavor. 3 1/8 79 18
Location:  Kingsburg Orchard Test Block
DATE:  August 9, 2017  +18 for Nectarine/Peach  +28 for Plums
Variety Type Ripe Description Inch Size mm Brix
R3 T79 68P1116 YPC +12 Firm, good shape, no bleeding, good flavor. 3 1/2 89 14
R3 T179 13A847 WPF +12 HUGE. 4 1/2 114 12
R3 T 77 13G368 WPF +15 Sierra Princess.  Reference.  Great color, firmness, and quality, only medium size. 3 1/4 83 15
R3 T186 23Q274 WNC +15 Huge, medium crop, firm, good flavor. 3 5/8 92 16
R3 T185 14A908 YNC +15 Large size, good color, firm. 3 1/2 89 12
B Q GENETICS 2017 SHOWINGS FOR KINGSBURG ORCHARDS
Location:  Le Grand, CA Reference:  August Bright 26P288 YNC +15
DATE:  August 16, 2017  +20
Last Week Variety Type Ripe Description Inch Size mm Brix
15 R3 T178 60P559 WNC +10 Very heavy crop, medium color, balanced flavor, best for week. 3 1/4 83 18
new 66P770 YNCSA +11 Young tree:  Firm, nice shape, full orange red color, ex.flavor. 2 7/8 73 21
com R3 T77 13G368 WPF +14 Sierra Princess:  Excellent color, firmness, and flavor.  Medium size only. 3 1/2 89 15-20
14 R6 T69 10A1051 WPC +14 BEST white peach last year in this time slot for 3 weeks.  HUGE, round, firm, good color. 3 3/4 95 14-16
13 R3 T91 14A922 YNC +14 Good color, medium crop, large, excellent flavor, firm. 3 3/8 86 16
This Week Variety Type Ripe Description Inch Size mm Brix
15 R3 T186 23Q274 WNC +14 Large, good crop, firm, good flavor, a little oblong. 3 1/4 83 18-20
new 34M20 WPF +17 Young tree:  Firm, good color, perfect shape, tight cavity - BEST FLAVOR ever on a white peach. 3 1/8 79 20-23
JD R10 55P278 WNC +18 Pearlicious XVI.  BEST white nectarine in this slot.  Good color, firm, great flavor. 3 3/8 86 20
new 37M41 WPF +19 Baby tree:  Huge size, firm, full pink color, good flavor. 3 1/4 83 18
13 R3 T89 60P716 WNC +20 Ex. balanced flavor, average color. 3 3/8 86 21
new 33M1137 SD WNC +20 Semi-dwarf tree with big crop, large fruit, firm, good flavor. 3 1/4 83 18
14 R6 T67 68P1116 YPC +20 Firm, no cork, good size, full orange red color. 3 1/2 89 14
COMM 8G1073 YPC +25 Summer Princess.  Large, firm, good color, good flavor - probably next week. 3 5/8 92 15
Location:  Kingsburg Orchard Test Block
DATE:  August 16, 2017  +25 for Nectarine/Peach  +35 for Plums
Last Week Variety Type Ripe Description Inch Size mm Brix
13 R3 T 77 13G368 WPF +17 Sierra Princess.  Great color, firmness, quality, med.size. 3 1/2 89 16-18
JD
R10 T24-35
55P278 WNC +20 BEST white nectarine for this period.  Large, good color, firm, sweet, good crop at Johnny's. 3 1/8 79 16-21
14 R6 T69 10A1051 WPC +25 Excellent color and shape, very heavy crop. 3 5/8 92 16
13 R3 T94 69P929 WNC +25 Firm, medium color, good flavor. 3 3/8 86 18
12 R7 T103 10A732 WPC +32 Huge, good color, good shape, flavor? 3 3/4 95 14