B Q GENETICS 2021 SHOWINGS FOR KINGSBURG ORCHARDS
Location:  Kingsburg Orchard Test Block
DATE:  May 5, 2021 --85 Reference:  May Princess -82
Variety Type Ripe Description Inch Size mm Brix
R 7 T 32 1C564 YN -88 Good crop, excellent color, perfect shape with indented nose, firm, good flavor, some variable sizes. 2  1/2 64 12-15
R 6 T 1 63P200 WP LC -88 Good crop, beautiful full color, round shape, flat bottom, heavy crop, mild flavor. 2  7/16 67 11
R 6 T 28 17Q469 YP LC NM -88 Good crop, ok flavor, nice shape, firm. 2 1/2 67 10
R 7 T 31 17Q436 WP LC NM -88 Round and flat shape, firm, good flavor, nice color, large size for early variety, non-melting?   2  3/4 70 11
R 7 T 53 12G873 YPC NM mLC -82 May Princess:  Not ready this week. 2  7/16 67 8
Location:  Le Grand, CA
DATE:  April 30, 2021  -96 Reference:  May Princess -82
Nectarines & Peaches
Variety Type Ripe Description Inch Size mm Brix
2016 1C564 YN LC -90 Excellent shape, firm, nice color, only one apex crack - our best early nectarine. 2 1/4 57 12
2016 17Q436 WP LC NM? -88 Firm, good flavor, ex.color, ex.shape, non-melting? 2 1/2 64 12
B Q GENETICS 2021 SHOWINGS FOR KINGSBURG ORCHARDS
Location:  Kingsburg Orchard Test Block
DATE:  May 5, 2021 --85 Reference:  May Princess -82
R 7 T 32 1C564 YN -88 Good crop, excellent color, perfect shape with indented nose, firm, good flavor, some variable sizes. 2  1/2 64 12-15
R 6 T 1 63P200 WP LC -88 Good crop, beautiful full color, round shape, flat bottom, heavy crop, mild flavor. 2  7/16 67 11
R 6 T 28 17Q469 YP LC NM -88 Good crop, ok flavor, nice shape, firm. 2 1/2 67 10
R 7 T 31 17Q436 WP LC NM -88 Round and flat shape, firm, good flavor, nice color, large size for early variety, non-melting?   2  3/4 70 11
R 7 T 53 12G873 YPC NM mLC -82 May Princess:  Not ready this week. 2  7/16 67 8
B Q GENETICS 2021 SHOWINGS FOR KINGSBURG ORCHARDS
Location:  Le Grand, CA
DATE:  May 10, 2021  -86 Reference:  May Princess -82
Nectarines & Peaches
Variety Type Ripe Description Inch Size mm Brix
2016
R6 T 31
17Q436 WP LC NM? -92 Firm, good flavor, ex.color, ex.shape, non-melting? 2 3/4 70 15
2016
R6 T 32
1C564 YN LC -90 Excellent shape, firm, nice color, a few apex cracks - our best early nectarine. 2 1/2 64 12
2016
R6 T 28
17Q469 YP LC NM -88 Firm, flat shape, excellent color, good flavor - thinned late. 2  3/8 67 14
NEW 69P9 YN vLC -85 Firm, flat shape, excellent color, good flavor. 2 1/2 67 14
NEW 4C239 WN LC -84 Good size, crop, and color.  Firm, good flavor. 2  3/8 67 12
B Q GENETICS 2021 SHOWINGS FOR KINGSBURG ORCHARDS
Location:  Kingsburg Orchard Test Block
DATE:  May 18, 2021 -74 Reference:  May Princess -82
             
             
             
             
B Q GENETICS 2021 SHOWINGS FOR KINGSBURG ORCHARDS
Location:  Le Grand, CA
DATE:  May 17, 2021  -79 Reference:  May Princess -82
Nectarines & Peaches
Variety Type Ripe Description Inch Size mm Brix
NEW 69P9 YN vLC -85 Firm, flat shape, excellent color, good flavor. 2  3/8 67 14
NEW 69P8 YN LC -80 Weak tree here, but good firmness, shape, color. 2  3/8 67 12
2019 69P983 WN LC -82 Very heavy crop, nice shape, color and flavor. 2  3/8 67 13
NEW 5P71 WN vLC -82 Good crop, nice shape, excellent flavor, firm, some freckles. 2  1/2 67 17
R7 T53
2012
12G873 YP NM LC -82 MAY PRINCESS - reference.  Non-melting, but some soft stem pushes on smaller fruit. 2  5/8 67 14
R7 T43
2015
27C334 YP LC -80 Melting flesh, but firm, nice color, shape, and flavor.  Excellent at KO test block last week.  Bigger than May Princess. 2  5/8 67 12
Apricots
Variety Type Ripe Description Inch Size mm Brix
NEW 44P871 Cot -80 Oblong shape, freestone, pretty good flavor, firm. 2      67 13
B Q GENETICS 2021 SHOWINGS FOR KINGSBURG ORCHARDS
Location:  Kingsburg Orchard Test Block
DATE:  May 18, 2021 -72 Reference:  May Princess -82
R5 T78 69P983 WN LC -80 Clean, ex. Color, firm but a few days past, nice flavor. 2  5/8 67 14
R7 T58 6M86 May Bright YN mLC -72 MAY BRIGHT.  Good flavor, color, crop and size. 2  7/8 73 13
R6 T24 61P20 YN vLC -70 Good flavor, v.firm, nice full color, no apex tears. 2  7/8 73 11
R5 T32 28C238 YPC NM -60 Preview:  Large, good crop, nice flavor. 3  1/4 83 14
B Q GENETICS 2021 SHOWINGS FOR KINGSBURG ORCHARDS
Location:  Le Grand, CA
DATE:  May 17, 2021  -79 Reference:  May Princess -82
Nectarines & Peaches
Variety Type Ripe Description Inch Size mm Brix
NEW 69P9 YN vLC -85 Firm, flat shape, excellent color, good flavor. 2  3/8 67 14
NEW 69P8 YN LC -80 Weak tree here, but good firmness, shape, color. 2  3/8 67 12
2019 69P983 WN LC -82 Very heavy crop, nice shape, color and flavor. 2  3/8 67 13
NEW 5P71 WN vLC -82 Good crop, nice shape, excellent flavor, firm, some freckles. 2  1/2 67 17
R7 T53
2012
12G873 YP NM LC -82 MAY PRINCESS - reference.  Non-melting, but some soft stem pushes on smaller fruit. 2  5/8 67 14
R7 T43
2015
27C334 YP LC -80 Melting flesh, but firm, nice color, shape, and flavor.  Excellent at KO test block last week.  Bigger than May Princess. 2  5/8 67 12
Apricots
Variety Type Ripe Description Inch Size mm Brix
NEW 44P871 Cot -80 Oblong shape, freestone, pretty good flavor, firm. 2      67 13
B Q GENETICS 2021 SHOWINGS FOR KINGSBURG ORCHARDS
Location:  Kingsburg Orchard Test Block
DATE:  May 25, 2021 -67 Reference:  May Bright -72
R5 T32 28C238 YPC NM -70 ? Large, good crop, nice flavor. 3  1/4 83 15
R3 T27 3C797 WN LC -66 Good flavor, firm, a few split pits, overcropped, some freckles. 2  7/8 73 18
R3 T34 2C594 YNSA mLC -65 Good sub-acid flavor - few softs. 2  7/8 73 17
R7 T62 38M850 WP LC -64 Sick tree, but good crop, size, and color. 3  1/2 89 17
R5 T63 1C795 WN -61 Full color, nice flavor, heavy crop, firm. 2  7/8 73 16
B Q GENETICS 2021 SHOWINGS FOR KINGSBURG ORCHARDS
Location:  Le Grand, CA
DATE:  May 25, 2021  -71 Reference:  May Bright -72
Nectarines & Peaches Thinned late at Le Grand
Variety Type Ripe Description Inch Size mm Brix
2016 36M556 WN LC -74 Good size for late thinning and heavy crop, very good flavor, firm, good color, light freckles. 2  3/4 70 16
NEW 65P1095 YP -74 Large size, excellent color, nice shape, firm but melting texture. 3      76 13
2019 20Q5 YPSA NM -72 Large, excellent shape and color, firm, sub-acid flavor. 3      76 17
REF
2012
6M86 YN LC -72 MAY BRIGHT - reference:  Nice color, firmness, medium size, clean. 2  3/4 70 16
NEW 27C310 YP mLC -72 Large size, good color, nice shape, firm but melting texture. 3      76 12
2019 63P110 WN vLC -72 Excellent balanced flavor, overcropped, nice color with just a few freckles, crisp, nice shape. 2  5/8 67 18
2012 31C474 YN mLC -70 Older selection with good size, freckles, firm, good flavor. 2  3/4 70 14
NEW 5P897 YP NM -70 Nice size, color, and firmness on young tree - non-melting. 2  7/8 73 13
NEW 1C609 YN LC -66 Preview.  Good size, firm, freckles, good nectarine flavor. 2  7/8 73 14
2019 4C212 YN LC -66 Preview.  Excellent color, shape, firmness and flavor.  Last year's best in this time period. 2  5/8 67 14
Apricots
Variety Type Ripe Description Inch Size mm Brix
NEW 16G556 Cot -72 Oblong shape, freestone, good crop, firm, pretty good flavor when still greenish - ripens inside out. 2      51 18
B Q GENETICS 2021 SHOWINGS FOR KINGSBURG ORCHARDS
Location:  Le Grand, CA
DATE:  June 1, 2021  -64 Reference:  Rose Bright YN -62  Princess Time YP -62
Nectarines & Peaches Thinned late at Le Grand
Variety Type Ripe Description Inch Size mm Brix
2019
R7 T147
20Q5 YPSA NM -72 2nd Look:  Large, excellent shape and color, firm, sub-acid flavor. 3  1/4 83 15
2019
R6 T82+
4C212 YN LC -66 Ex. color, shape, firmness and flavor with good size for very heavy crop.  Clean!  Last year's best in this time period. 2  7/8 73 16
             
2016
R6 T74
36M556 WN LC -72 2nd Look:  Good size for late thinning and heavy crop, very good flavor, medium firm, good color, light freckles. 2  7/8 73 16
2020 1C793 WN LC -66 Good color, shape, firmness with great flavor & some freckles.  Great parents. 2  7/8 73 18
NEW 23Q275 WN -66 Excellent balanced flavor, good color, firm, light freckles.  Died at KO.  Great parents. 2  7/8 73 18-20
             
2015
R6 T36
17Q570 WP LC -66 Large, good flavor, medium color. 3  1/4 83 17
2018
R7 T65
3C639 WP LC -64 Very good flavor, nice color, shape and firmness - melting.  Not good in KO test block. 3  1/8 79 14
2016
R7 T93
3C678 WP mLC -64 Large, flat, good color on young graft.  Good in KO test block. 3  1/8 79 18
             
NEW 3C617 YP -64 Medium color, excellent shape, melting but firm, large. 3  1/4 83 15
2011
R5 T32
28C238 YP NM -68 Firm, excelent color, round shape. 3  1/8 79 14
Apricots from Le Grand
Variety Type Ripe Description Inch Size mm Brix
2020 16G248 Cot -65 Good size, ok color, ok flavor. 2  3/8 60 17-20
New 15Q943 Cot -65 Good flavor, heavy crop, medium size, red blush. 2  1/8 54 18-20
New 18P1087 Cot -64 Excellent color, good flavor. 2  1/8 54 20
New 5B26 Cot -63 Good crop, nice color, no drops, firm, ok flavor. 2  1/8 54 15-17
New 15Q664 Cot -63 Good flavor, medium crop, ok color, no drops. 2  1/8 54 18-20
B Q GENETICS 2021 SHOWINGS FOR KINGSBURG ORCHARDS
Location:  Kingsburg Orchard Test Block
DATE:  May 31, 2021  -60 Reference:  Rose Bright YN -62  Princess Time YP -62
R3 T27 3C797 WN LC -66 2nd Look:  Good flavor, firm, a few split pits, overcropped, some freckles.  Very large this week, great flavor.  Excellent in Le Grand, but a few apex tears. 3  1/4 83 20
R4 T157 66P882 WN -55 Good flavor, firm, good crop, shape is ok. 3      76 18
             
R7 T62 38M850 WP LC -64 2nd Look:  Sick tree, but good crop, size, & color.  HUGE 3  5/8 92 20
R7 T93 3C678 WP NM -60 Medium color, good crop, good flavor, large. 3  1/2 89 13
             
R6 T82 4C212 YN LC -62 Excellent color, shape, flavor, and firmness.  Heavy crop with good size - still our 20 year best for this time period. 3      76 15
R5 T40 31C472 YNCSA -56 Good flavor, v.good crop, variable size, freckles. 3      76 17
             
R7 T147 20Q5 YPSA NM -70 Good flavor, young graft, good crop, nice color - earlier in Le Grand. 3  1/4 83 14
R6 T38 24Q282 YP mLC NM -62 Good flavor, heavy crop, nice color, great flat shape, firm. 3  1/4 83 12
R7 T86 69P313 YP NM? -58 Good flavor, heavy  crop, very young graft, flat shape. 2  7/8 73 12
R5 T70 66M299 YP mLC NM -57 Firm, very good crop, full color, nice flat shape, large. 3  1/4 83 12
APRICOTS
R3 T17 45P714 COT -60 Good flavor, firm, good crop, no drops.  Freestone 2  7/16 62 17
R3 T24 16Q217 COT -57 Nice flavor, heavy crop, ex. red blush, firm.  Freestone 2  7/16 62 18
B Q GENETICS 2021 SHOWINGS FOR KINGSBURG ORCHARDS
Location:  Le Grand, CA
DATE:  June 9, 2021  -57 Reference:  Rose Bright YN -62  June Time YPC -52
Nectarines & Peaches Thinned late at Le Grand
Variety Type Ripe Description Inch Size mm Brix
2019
R6 T82+
4C212 YN LC -64 2nd Look:  Excellent color, shape, flavor, and firmness.  Heavy crop with good size - still our 20 year best for this time period. 3      76 16
R5 T40 31C472 YNCSA mLC -56 Good flavor, v.good crop, variable size, freckles.  KO last week. 3  1/8 79 15
             
DEAD @ KO 2020 1C793 WN LC -66 2nd Look:  Good color, shape, firmness with great flavor & some freckles.  Great parents. 3      76 19
NEW 23Q275 WN -66 2nd Look:  Excellent balanced flavor, good color, firm, light freckles.  Died at KO. Great parents. FIRMEST OF GROUP 3      76 18-20
R7 T55 2C475 WN mLC -58 Firm, crisp, freckles, outstanding balanced flavor. 3      76 18-22
R5 T45 66P308 WN -56 Preview:  Firm, excellent color. 3      76 15
R6 T29 67P136 YNSA -56 Nice shape, heavy crop, medium color, good size - subacid flavor. 3      76 17
             
66P317 WP -60 Baby tree, ex. color and shape, great flavor - not NM. 3  1/8 79 15
66P321 WP -60 Baby tree, ex. color and shape, good flavor - not NM. 3      76 14
NEW 66M13 WP mLC -58 Good crop, firm, nice color, good flavor. 3  1/4 83 15
R6 T43 11A1088 WP -58 Large size, ex. Balanced flavor, firm, good color. 3  1/4 83 17
28C239 YPNM -58 Very heavy crop, firm, round shape, orange color.  Sister to the 28C238 and a week later. 3  1/4 83 14
Apricots & Plumcots from Le Grand
Variety Type Ripe Description Inch Size mm Brix
17 R3 T24 16Q217 Cot -60 Excellent flavor, nice color, ok crop. 2  1/8 54 22
New 15Q650 Cot -58 Nice flavor, good color, good size, ok crop. 2  1/2 64 20
New 19P1220 Cot -57 Good crop, nice color, good size, flavor? 2  3/8 60 20
New 16G754 Cot -56 Good crop, good size, nice flavor. 2  1/4 57 20-24
19 R6 T51 17B171 Cot -56 Ex. Color with red blush, good flavor, firm, nice freestone. 2  1/4 57 20
B Q GENETICS 2021 SHOWINGS FOR KINGSBURG ORCHARDS
Location:  Kingsburg Orchard Test Block
DATE:  June 8, 2021  -54 Reference:  June Time Peach YPC NM -52
R6 T82 4C212 YN -62 2nd Look:  Nice flavor, heavy crop, huge size, fantastic cosmetically, excellent flavor, holding firm with a few soft as it goes way past ripe.  "Best yellow nectarine in 20 years" might be too conservative. 3  1/4 83 15
             
R5 T48 8G1205 YPC NM -50 June Time:  Good crop, huge size, excellent color, non-melting firm! 3  1/2 89 12
R5 T55 28C684 YPSA mLC -58 Nice sub-acid flavor, good crop, firm, nice color and shape, variable size. 3  3/8 86 13
APRICOTS
R3 T24 16Q217 COT -57 2nd Look:  Nice flavor, heavy crop, nice color, still firm and juicy.  NO DROPS! 2  7/16 62 21-23
B Q GENETICS 2021 SHOWINGS FOR KINGSBURG ORCHARDS
Location:  Le Grand, CA
DATE:  June 16, 2021  -50 Reference:  June Time YPC -52
Nectarines & Peaches Thinned late at Le Grand
Variety Type Ripe Description Inch Size mm Brix
R5 T45 66P308 WN -56 2nd Look:  Firm, excellent color. 3  1/8 79 18
             
R5 T31 1C541 YN LC -50 Sequel to 4C212:  Excellent color,shape, firmness & size. 3  1/8   15
             
R6 T43 11A1088 WP -58 2nd Look:  Large size, ex. Balanced flavor, firm, good color. 3  1/4 83 16
NEW 40M1175 WP -52 Excellent color & shape, firm, nice balanced flavor. 3  1/4   15
             
R5 T48 8G1205 YPC NM -52 June Time.   3  1/8   15
NEW 4G31 YPSA -52 Excellent mild flavor, firm, nice color. 3  1/8   15
Apricots from Le Grand
Variety Type Ripe Description Inch Size mm Brix
NEW 17B150 Cot -51 Excellent flavor, nice color, light crop, juicy. 2      51 20-24
16 R5 T27 45P902 Cot -51 Good flavor, heavy crop, firm. 2  1/4 57 18-20
NEW 45P849 Cot -51 Large size, good crop, good flavor. 2  1/2 64 18-21
NEW 17P529 Cot -50 Very small baby graft, very firm, good flavor. 2      51 25
B Q GENETICS 2021 SHOWINGS FOR KINGSBURG ORCHARDS
Location:  Kingsburg Orchard Test Block
DATE:  June 15, 2021  -45 Reference:  Spring Bright YNC -40
R2 T58 67P1130 YNC LC -44 Very good flavor, some freckles, good color, very firm, good shape. 3      76 17
R3 T58 67M11 YN mLC -42 Good crop, nice flavor, v.firm, good shape, some freckles. 3  1/4 83 19
R5 T47 65M869 WN -48 Ex.flavor, good crop,firm, good shape, full color. 3  1/4 83 20-23
R7 T73 29C635 WP -44 Brent's favorite, haha:  Good flavor, v.good crop, huge size, nice full color - looks great in Le Grand also. 3  1/2 89 13