Yellow-fleshed Freestone Patents (Class PLT/198)
  • Publication number: 20030188353
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of Prunus persia named ‘TexPrince’ is provided. This variety requires approximately 500 to 550 chilling units of dormancy and produces an attractively colored freestone peach that ripens in early midseason suitable for commercial production.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 2, 2002
    Publication date: October 2, 2003
    Applicant: The Texas A&M University System
    Inventors: David H. Byrne, Terry Bacon
  • Publication number: 20030172419
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of peach, Prunus persica, tree having the following unique combination of desirable features:
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 5, 2002
    Publication date: September 11, 2003
    Inventor: Paul Jan Friday
  • Publication number: 20030172418
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of peach, Prunus persica, tree having the following unique combination of desirable features:
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 5, 2002
    Publication date: September 11, 2003
    Inventor: Paul Jan Friday
  • Publication number: 20030140388
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of peach, Prunus persica, tree having the following unique combination of desirable features:
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 22, 2002
    Publication date: July 24, 2003
    Inventor: Paul Jan Friday
  • Publication number: 20030140387
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of peach.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 22, 2002
    Publication date: July 24, 2003
    Inventor: Paul Jan Friday
  • Publication number: 20030088897
    Abstract: A new peach variety, Prunus persica, (hereinafter referred to as ‘FA 42 peach’) which was developed in 1981 by Annette and Randy Bjorge in a breeding program at Fruit Acres Farms in Coloma, Mich.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 2, 2001
    Publication date: May 8, 2003
    Inventors: Annette Bjorge, Randy Bjorge
  • Patent number: PP15497
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of peach, Prunus persica, tree having the following unique combination of desirable features: 1. Producing a very firm fruit that can best be described as “crunchy” when bitten into when firm ripe. 2. The limbs of the tree naturally grow at wide angles creating a wide-spreading tree. 3. A substantially spherical fruit with yellow flesh having light red around the pit. 4. A mid-season peach variety that matures after ‘Redhaven’ (unpatented) and which hangs on the tree for many days staying extremely firm. 5. A peach variety that has excellent storage and shelf life.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 7, 2003
    Date of Patent: January 25, 2005
    Inventor: Paul Jan Friday
  • Patent number: PP15498
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of peach, Prunus persica, tree having the following unique combination of desirable features. 1. The new and distinct variety of peach tree is of spreading growth and a regular and productive bearer of large peaches having an average diameter of about 2¾?. 2. Producing a very firm fruit having a resilient flesh texture. 3. Blossoms are partially non-showy when in full blooom. 4. A substantially spherical fruit with skin of dark red color overlying dark yellow at maturity. 5. An early season maturing fruit of good taste. 6. An early season maturing fruit of good storage and shelf life.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 7, 2003
    Date of Patent: January 25, 2005
    Inventor: Paul Jan Friday
  • Patent number: PP15659
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of peach, Prunus persica, tree having the following unique combination of desirable features: 1. Producing a bud that is particularly winter and spring cold hardy. 2. The limbs of the tree naturally grow at wide angles creating a wide-spreading tree. 3. A fruit with a smooth raised suture that remains firm as does the whole fruit. 4. A late maturing, highly colored, peach cultivar that matures a few days before the old standard variety, “Cresthaven” (unpatented), and which hangs on the tree for many days, staying extremely firm.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 27, 2004
    Date of Patent: March 15, 2005
    Inventor: Paul Jan Friday
  • Patent number: PP15660
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of peach, Prunus persica, tree having the following unique combination of desirable features: 1. The new and distinct variety of peach tree is of average height and of upright growth and a regular and productive bearer of peaches. 2. Producing a very firm fruit having a resilient flesh texture. 3. Blossoms are non-showy when in full bloom. 4. A substantially oval spherical fruit with skin of dark red color overlying a yellow which covers approximately fifteen percent (15%) of its surface at maturity. 5. Late maturing fruit of good taste. 6. A late maturing fruit of good storage and shelf life.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 27, 2004
    Date of Patent: March 15, 2005
    Inventor: Paul Jan Friday
  • Patent number: PP16462
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a peach tree, Prunus persica, and more particularly to a new and distinct variety characterized by a medium size, vigorous, hardy, self-fertile, productive and regular bearing tree. The fruit matures under the ecological conditions described approximately the third week in July, with first picking on Jul. 20, 2003. The fruit is uniformly large in size, sub-acid and sweet in flavor, globose in shape, freestone in type, firm in texture, yellow with some red streaking in flesh color, and mostly red in skin color. The variety was developed as a first generation cross using ‘Spring Bright’ (U.S. Plant Pat. No. 7,507) yellow flesh nectarine as the selected seed parent and an unnamed peach as the selected pollen parent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 6, 2005
    Date of Patent: April 18, 2006
    Inventor: Lowell Glen Bradford
  • Patent number: PP16663
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of peach, {Prunus persica}, tree having the following unique combination of desirable features: 1. Producing a very firm fruit having a resilient flesh texture. 2. Blossoms are non-showy when in full bloom. 3. A substantially spheriodal fruit with yellow flesh having red mottling. 4. Produces fruit of excellent taste. 5. A mid to late season peach variety which matures after Redhaven {non-patented} and which has good storage and shelf life.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 7, 2003
    Date of Patent: June 20, 2006
    Inventor: Paul Jan Friday
  • Patent number: PP17045
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of peach tree having the following unique combination of desirable features. 1. Producing a very firm fruit having a resilient flesh texture. 2. Blossoms are showy when in full bloom. 3. A substantially spheroidal fruit with an attractive red skin coloring over a majority of the surface. 4. An early maturing fruit that is freestone. 5. An early maturing fruit of good taste.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 4, 2004
    Date of Patent: August 22, 2006
    Inventor: Paul Jan Friday
  • Patent number: PP17054
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of peach tree having the following unique combination of desirable features: 1. Producing a very firm fruit having a resilient flesh texture. 2. Blossoms are non-showy when in full bloom. 3. A substantially spheriodal fruit with yellow flesh having red mottling. 4. Early maturing fruit of good taste. 5. A mid-season peach variety which matures with Redhaven and which has good storage and shelf life. 6. A stone having an arcuate base.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 4, 2004
    Date of Patent: August 22, 2006
    Inventor: Paul Jan Friday
  • Patent number: PP12834
    Abstract: A new and distinctive variety of peach tree denominated varietally as ‘BURPEACHEIGHT’ and which is characterized as to novelty by a date of maturity for commercial harvesting and shipment of, approximately August 30 to September 7, under the ecological conditions prevailing in the San Joaquin Valley of central California.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 12, 2000
    Date of Patent: August 6, 2002
    Assignee: The Burchell Nursery, Inc.
    Inventors: John K. Slaughter, Timothy J. Gerdts
  • Patent number: PP13266
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of peach having a yellow-fleshed peento-shaped fruit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 21, 2000
    Date of Patent: November 26, 2002
    Inventors: Kristy Rattray, George Rattray
  • Patent number: PP13392
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of peach tree denominated varietally as, Burpeachsix and which is characterized as to novelty by a date of maturity for commercial harvesting and shipment approximately June 18 to June 25 under the ecological conditions prevailing in the San Joaquin Valley of central California.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 7, 2000
    Date of Patent: December 24, 2002
    Assignee: The Burchell Nursery, Inc.
    Inventors: John K. Slaughter, Timothy J. Gerdts
  • Patent number: PP13415
    Abstract: A new and distinctive variety of peach tree denominated varietally as ‘Burpeachseven’, and which is characterized as to novelty by a date of maturity for commercial harvesting and shipment of, approximately July 24 to August 10 under the ecological conditions prevailing in the San Joaquin Valley of Central California.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 29, 2001
    Date of Patent: December 24, 2002
    Assignee: The Burchell Nursery, Inc.
    Inventors: John K. Slaughter, Timothy J. Gerdts
  • Patent number: PP13473
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a peach tree, Prunus persica, and more particularly to a new and distinct variety broadly characterized by a medium size, vigorous, hardy, self-fertile, productive and regular bearing tree. The fruit matures under the ecological conditions described approximately the third week in July, with first picking on Jul. 13, 2001. The fruit is uniformly large in size, very good in flavor, globose in shape, freestone in type, firm in texture, yellow in flesh color, and mostly red in skin color. The variety was developed as a first generation cross using ‘Diamond Princess’ (U.S. Plant Pat. No. 7,066) yellow flesh peach as the selected seed parent and an unnamed white flesh peach as the selected pollen parent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 13, 2001
    Date of Patent: January 14, 2003
    Inventor: Lowell Glen Bradford
  • Patent number: PP13583
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of peach tree (Prunus persica), which is denominated varietally as ‘Burpeachthirteen’, and which produces an attractively colored yellow-fleshed, freestone peach which is mature for harvesting and shipment approximately September 19 to September 26 under ecological conditions prevailing in the San Joaquin Valley of Central California.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 28, 2002
    Date of Patent: February 18, 2003
    Assignee: The Burchell Nursery, Inc.
    Inventors: Timothy J. Gerdts, John K. Slaughter
  • Patent number: PP14367
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of peach, Prunus persica, tree having the following unique combination of desirable features: 1. Producing a very firm fruit that can best be described as “crunchy” when bitten into when firm ripe. 2. The limbs of the tree natura1ly grow at wide angles creating a wide-spreading tree. 3. A fruit with a smooth raised suture that remains firm as does the whole fruit. 4. A late maturing, highly colored, peach cultivar that matures a few days before the old standard variety, ‘Cresthaven’ (unpatented), and which hangs on the tree for many days, staying extremely firm.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 5, 2002
    Date of Patent: December 16, 2003
    Assignee: Paul J. Friday
    Inventor: Paul Jan Friday
  • Patent number: PP14368
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of peach Prunus persica, tree having the following unique combination of desirable featres: 1. The new and distinct variety of peach tree is of average height and of upright growth and a regular and productive bearer of peaches. 2. Producing a very firm fruit having a resilient flesh texture. 3. Blossoms are non-showy when in full bloom. 4. A substantially oval spherical fruit with skin of dark red color overlying a yellow which covers approximately fifteen percent (15%) of its surface at maturity. 5. Late maturing fruit of good taste. 6. A late maturing fruit of good storage and shelf life.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 22, 2002
    Date of Patent: December 16, 2003
    Inventor: Paul Jan Friday
  • Patent number: PP14369
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of peach. Prunus persica, tree having the following unique combination of desirable features: 1. Producing a very firm fruit having a resilient flesh texture. 2. Blossoms are non-showy when in full bloom. 3. A substantially spherical fruit with yellow flesh having red mottling. 4. A mid-season peach variety that matures after ‘Redhaven’ (unpatented) and which has good storage and shelf life.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 22, 2002
    Date of Patent: December 16, 2003
    Inventor: Paul Jan Friday
  • Patent number: PP14439
    Abstract: A new peach variety, Prunus persica, (hereinafter referred to as ‘FA 42 peach’) which was developed in 1981 by Annette and Randy Bjorge in a breeding program at Fruit Acres Farms in Coloma, Mich., having the following combination of unique and desirable features: 1. A substantially large, round fruit with an attractive bright red blush covering 75 to 80% of the fruit at maturity. 2. A fruit maturing late in the season, 7 days after ‘Fayette’ or 45 days after ‘Redhaven’. 3. A fruit with excellent storage and shipping qualities. 4. A fruit with flesh that does not brown when cut.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 2, 2001
    Date of Patent: December 30, 2003
    Assignee: International Plant Management
    Inventors: Annette Bjorge, Randy Bjorge
  • Patent number: PP14454
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of peach tree (Prunus persica), and which is denominated varietally as ‘Burpeachfifteen’, and which further produces an attractively colored yellow-fleshed, freestone peach which is mature for harvesting and shipment approximately August 28 to September 8 under the ecological conditions prevailing in the San Joaquin Valley of Central California.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 9, 2002
    Date of Patent: January 13, 2004
    Assignee: The Burchell Nursery, Inc.
    Inventors: Timothy J. Gerdts, John K. Slaughter
  • Patent number: PP14515
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of peach tree (Prunus persica), which has the following unique combination of features that are desirable in a new variety. 1. Fruit with a mild, sub-acid, sweet flavor. 2. Fruit with firm, yellow flesh, good handling and shipping quality. 3. Fruit that will stay firm on the tree 6 to 8 days after maturity. 4. Fruit with an attractive red skin color. 5. Vigorous, upright growth of tree. 6. Having a low winter chilling requirement of approximately 350 hours. 7. Heavy and regular production of fruit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 9, 2002
    Date of Patent: February 3, 2004
    Inventors: Gary Neil Zaiger, Leith Marie Gardner, Grant Gene Zaiger
  • Patent number: PP14629
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of Prunus persica named ‘TexPrince’ is provided. This variety requires approximately 500 to 550 chilling units of dormancy and produces an attractively colored freestone peach that ripens in early midseason suitable for commercial production.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 2, 2002
    Date of Patent: March 23, 2004
    Assignee: The Texas A&M University System
    Inventors: David Byrne, Terry Bacon
  • Patent number: PP14677
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a peach tree, Prunus persica, and more particularly to a new and distinct variety characterized by a medium size, vigorous, hardy, self-fertile, productive and regular bearing tree. The fruit matures under the ecological conditions described approximately the last week in June, with first picking on Jun. 25, 2002. The fruit is uniformly large in size, sub-acid and sweet in flavor, globose in shape, freestone in type, firm in texture, yellow with some red streaking in flesh color, and mostly red in skin color. The variety was developed as a first generation cross using ‘Spring Bright’ (U.S. Plant Pat. No. 7,507) yellow flesh nectarine as the selected seed parent and an unnamed peach as the selected pollen parent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 21, 2002
    Date of Patent: April 6, 2004
    Inventor: Lowell Glen Bradford
  • Patent number: PP14695
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a peach tree, Prunus persica, and more particularly to a new and distinct variety characterized by a medium size, vigorous, hardy, self-fertile, productive and regular bearing tree. The fruit matures under the ecological conditions described in the latter part of June, with first picking on Jun. 22, 2002. The fruit is uniformly large in size, sweet and acidic in flavor, globose in shape, freestone in type, firm in texture, yellow in flesh color, and mostly red in skin color. The variety was developed as a first generation cross using ‘Spring Bright’ (U.S. Plant Pat. No. 7,507) yellow flesh nectarine as the selected seed parent and an unnamed peach as the selected pollen parent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 21, 2002
    Date of Patent: April 13, 2004
    Inventor: Lowell Glen Bradford
  • Patent number: PP14778
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of peach, Prunus persica, tree having the following unique combination of desirable features: 1. The new and distinct variety of peach tree is of average height and of upright growth and a regular and productive bearer of peaches. 2. Producing a very firm fruit having a resilient flesh texture. 3. Blossoms are non-showy when in full bloom. 4. A substantially oval spherical fruit with skin of dark red cover overlying a yellow which covers approximately twenty percent (20%) of its surface at maturity. 5. When harvested, the peduncle often remains affixed to the pit. 6. Late maturing fruit of good taste. 7. A late maturing fruit of good storage and shelf life.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 5, 2002
    Date of Patent: May 11, 2004
    Inventor: Paul Jan Friday
  • Patent number: PP15063
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of peach called ‘Sweet-N-UP’ is characterized by an upright tree growth form suitable for standard-density and high-density plantings. Fruit is yellow, melting-flesh of excellent dessert-quality flavor, and of large size with approximately 80% red blush over a yellow ground color.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 30, 2001
    Date of Patent: August 3, 2004
    Assignee: The United States of America as represented by the Secretary of Agriculture
    Inventor: Ralph Scorza
  • Patent number: PP15216
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of peach called ‘Crimson Rocket’ is characterized by a narrow, columnar growth form suitable for high-density plantings, home gardens and ornamental purposes. Fruit is yellow, melting-flesh of excellent dessert-quality flavor, and of medium to large size with approximately 80% red blush over a yellow ground color.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 30, 2001
    Date of Patent: October 12, 2004
    Assignee: The United States of America as represented by the Secretary of Agriculture
    Inventor: Ralph Scorza
  • Patent number: PP15295
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of peach tree, named ‘Weiser’, originated as a limb sport on a ‘Bellaire’ tree. It is a midseason variety maturing five days after Loring and seven to 10 days after ‘Bellaire’. The fruit has an attractive bright yellow-flesh, and is freestone, large sized, and flavorful. The surface of the fruit is uniformly attractive orange-red over a yellow background.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 29, 2003
    Date of Patent: November 2, 2004
    Inventor: M. Everett Weiser
  • Patent number: PP15394
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of peach tree (Prunus persica), and which is denominated varietally as ‘Burpeachtwenty’, and which produces an attractively colored yellow-fleshed, freestone peach which is mature for harvesting approximately August 9 to August 16 under ecological conditions prevailing in the San Joaquin Valley of central California.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 22, 2004
    Date of Patent: November 30, 2004
    Assignee: The Burchell Nursery, Inc.
    Inventors: John K. Slaughter, Timothy J. Gerdts
  • Patent number: PP10939
    Abstract: This new and unique variety of peach tree (Prunus persica) has the following desirable features that are outstanding in a new variety. The following features of the tree and its fruit are characterized with the tree budded on nemaguard rootstock, grown on Hanford sandy loam soil with Storie Index rating 95, in USDA hardiness zone 9, near Modesto, Calif., and with standard commercial cultural fruit growing practices, such as, pruning, thinning, spraying, irrigation, fertilization, etc.:1. Heavy and regular production of large size fruit.2. Fruit with a high degree of attractive red skin color.3. Fruit with very firm flesh, good handling and shipping qualities.4. Fruit with good, sweet, sub-acid flavor.5. Fruit able to remain firm on the tree approximately 7 days past maturity (shipping ripe).6. Vigorous, upright growth.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 17, 1997
    Date of Patent: June 1, 1999
    Inventors: Chris Floyd Zaiger, Leith Marie Gardner, Gary Neil Zaiger, Grant Gene Zaiger
  • Patent number: PP11017
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of peach tree which is distinguished by producing free stone fruit which are mature for harvesting and shipment approximately September 10 to September 15 in the San Joaquin Valley of central California. The fruit are large, round and very firm and do not bruise easily. The flesh is crisp with a clear yellow coloration.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 10, 1997
    Date of Patent: July 27, 1999
    Assignee: Corrin Family Trust
    Inventor: Thomas O. Chamberlin, Sr.
  • Patent number: PP11591
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of peach tree, designated `R1-T2`, originated as a seedling in a block of `John Boy`. It is a midseason variety maturing 5 to 7 days after `John Boy` and 5 to 7 days before `Loring`. The fruit is yellow-fleshed, freestone, large sized, and flavorful. The surface of the fruit is 70 to 80% attractive orange-red over a yellow-orange background.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 1998
    Date of Patent: October 24, 2000
    Assignee: Adams County Nursery, Inc.
    Inventor: Phillip D. Baugher