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Honeycrisp - MD

2016 Weekly Maturity Assessments—Honeycrisp at Western Maryland Research & Education Center (WMREC), Keedysville, MD, 520 feet elevation (Harvest Complete)

WG = Whitish Green (2)  LG = Light Green (3)
YG = Yellowish Green (4)  GY = Greenish Yellow (5)
LY = Light Yellow (6)  WY = Whitish Yellow (7)

Maturity Index4-Aug11-Aug18-Aug25-Aug1-Sep8-Sep15-Sep
Fruit diameter (in) 2.89 2.91 3.13 2.92
Fresh weight (g) 160.82 169.3 200.5 154.9
Red color (%) 65 57.5 72.5 67.5 Harvest
Ground color (visual rating) GY GY GY WY Complete
Ground color (DA) 0.37 0.55 0.35 0.096
Fruit firmness (lbs) 15.18 16.3 14.1 13.76
Soluble solids (%) 12.2 13.5 13.8 12.8
Starch pattern (1-8 scale) 7.2 6.9 6.7 7.9
Flesh Starch (%) 20 20 30 0

MD_HC 9-7

MD HC 9-1-16

MD HC 8-25