• Peach Trees

    Arctic Supreme

    Two-time taste test winner. Large, white flesh, nearly freestone when fully ripe. Red over cream colored skin. Sweet and tangy, fine delicate flavor, firm texture. Peak quality reached a short while after picking. Harvest late July/early August in Central Calif. Self-fruitful.

    Donut

    Also called Saucer or Peento Peach. Unique white-fleshed fruit with a sunken center like a doughnut. Sweet, with a mild flavor described by some as almond-like. Ripens late June to early July in Central Calif. Estimated chill requirement: 200 to 300 hours. Self-fruitful.

    Earlitreat

    Delicious new low-chill, very early peach with flavor and sweetness comparable to mid-season varieties. Highly recommended for home orchard planting. Medium size, attractive red over yellow skin, yellow flesh. Very nice acid/sugar balance. Early May in Central California. Estimated chill requirement: 350 to 450 hours. Self-fruitful.

    Elberta

    Famous yellow freestone. Classic, rich, peach flavor: high-scoring in taste tests. Use fresh, canned, cooked. Ripe late July/early August in Central Calif., up to 3-4 weeks later in colder climates. Self- fruitful. Estimated chill requirement: 600 hours.

    Fairtime

    Fine fruit for the very late season. Very large, yellow freestone, excellent flavor. Mid-September in Central Calif. Early bloom. Estimated chill requirement: 400 to 500 hours. Self-fruitful.

    Fay Elberta

    Popular yellow freestone: juicy, moderately sweet, flavorful. Fresh/can/freeze/dry. Ripens 1-2 days later than Elberta in Central California (August 1st), but blooms earlier. 700 hours. Self-fruitful.

    Halford Cling

    Large yellow canning cling, the leading commercial variety. Very good quality. Productive. Early September in central California. 800 hours. Self-fruitful.

    Honey Babe Miniature

    Sweet, yellow freestone, rich peach flavor. Heavy bearing 5 ft. tree. Early to mid-July in Central Calif. Excellent choice for home orchard. Estimated chill requirement: 400 hours or less. Self-fruitful.

    Indian Free

    Large, firm freestone with crimson and cream-colored flesh. Tart until fully ripe, then highly aromatic with a rich, distinctive flavor. Highly resistant to peach leaf curl. Late season. 700 hours. Another peach needed to pollenize.

    Kaweah

    Kaweah With consistent high fruit pack-outs, the Kaweah peach is an excellent yellow-fleshed freestone that is harvested at the end of July and into August. The Kaweah peach provides a flavor that is a nice balance of acid and sugar. This peach has a chilling requirement of 900 to 1000 hours.

    Loring

    Taste test winner. Superb large yellow freestone. Excellent flavor and texture, low acid. Harvests over 2-3 week period, mid to late July in central CA. Requires little or no thinning. Excellent for home orchard. 750 hours. Self-fruitful.

    O'Henry

    Popular fresh market yellow freestone now available for home planting. Large, firm, full red skin, superb flavor. Ripens early to mid-August in central Calif. Strong, vigorous, heavy bearing tree. 750 hours. Self-fruitful.

    Suncrest

    A favorite fresh-market variety. Large, very firm, fine-flavored, yellow freestone. Bright red skin over yellow. Tree-ripe harvest late July in Central California. Frost hardy blossoms, consistent producer. Originated in Fresno, California, introduced in 1959. Estimated chill requirement: 500 hours. Self-fruitful.

    Sweet Bagel

    Flat "donut" shaped fruit with yellow flesh and classic peach flavor. Has large fruit & sets heavily in Central California. Estimated chill requirement: 300 to 400 hours.

    Zee Diamond

    Large, very firm, yellow clingstone, very productive. Mid-June harvest in Central Calif. Excellent flavor with a good balance of acid and sugar 800 hours Self-fruitful.
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