N GENERAL ORDER OF RIPENING IN CENTRAL WASHINGTON
Order may vary in different locations and under different weather and cultural conditions.
Figures in parenthesis compare that variety’s harvest date maturity to that of Redhaven.
The yellow fruit is medium to large in size and has excellent quality for processing. The tree is highly productive, vigorous, and upright.
A coldhardy variety that has a track record of cropping when others succumb to frost and cold temperatures. Ripens 24 days after Redhaven. Tree bears large, highly colored fruit that is sweet and juicy. Bacterial spot resistant.
U.S. Plant Patent No. 15659
An old time favorite that is extremely cold hardy. Veteran is known to crop in unlikely peach territory, including the chilly Midwest. A favorite among home canners, this sweet large peach is a good fresh eater as well. You won't find much red on this yellow peach, but the flavor is outstanding.
BlushingStar® is an incredible new high-quality white peach that ships and stores very well. It colors about 80% deep pinkish-red with a white background and averages 2 ¾”. It has the distinctive flavor of a white peach plus a penetrating, pleasing aroma. The flesh is white tinged with pink and does not brown when cut.
AllStar® matures between Loring and Cresthaven with beautiful 90 to 100% bright red skin color with clear, non-browning yellow flesh. The peach is very large and firm with good shipping and storage qualities. It will keep for several weeks in the cooler. AllStar® is a medium-size, stocky tree with a spurring character. The fruit and the tree are very resistant to bacterial spot.
U.S. Plant Patent No. 10549
Also known as Improved Elberta, the skin and flesh of this peach are golden yellow. Early Elberta is a large, oval-shaped fruit that matures about eight days ahead of Elberta. It is an excellent canning peach with a rich, sweet flavor.
GlowingStar® is a large, uniform ripening peach that is 70% bright red with a yellow background. The fruit is firm, yellow, and non-browning. This variety has excellent shipping qualities and stores well in the cooler. GlowingStar® is completely freestone and hangs well on the tree even when it is completely ripe and matures in early Cresthaven season. The tree is strong, vigorous, and resistant to bacterial spot.
This variety produces medium to large fruit that is round, uniform, and firm. The attractive skin color is golden yellow overlaid with red. Cresthaven resists browning and the tree is productive and moderately bud hardy.
The traditional white peach know for its sweet flavor, melt-in-your mouth texture, white flesh, and red-orange blush. The tree bears large fruit and is extremely productive.
A consistent cropper that blooms late, Contender is noted as a great peach in areas where frost is a problem. The fruit is large, round and highly colored. The flesh is sweet and full of flavor. Resists browning when cut.
Elberta is firm and yellow in color with golden skin covered in a partial red blush. Elberta trees are hardy and productive. This peach, well-known for its shipping qualities, has been one of the leading peach varieties for over 80 years and is a superior processing variety.
The fruit of J.H. Hale is extra-large, round, and uniform with golden skin covered by a brilliant red blush. Firm yellow flesh makes this peach an excellent shipper. The tree has moderate vigor and requires a pollinator. J.H. Hale is one of our best selling peach varieties and has been a leading commercial peach for nearly a century.
Originating from a J.H. Hale seedling, Angelus is believed to be pollinated by a Fortyniner. Bears a mild-flavored peach that is bright red over a yellow ground color. Ripens fairly evenly and has a firm texture. Tree is moderately vigorous.
A brightly colored large peach with light fuzz. Very firm yellow flesh streaked with red make this variety a good shipper. The tree is productive and moderately vigorous.
The newest and latest introduction in the Stellar Series peach line, AutumnStar® is our latest peach offering. It bears a 70 to 80% blush. The fruit is large, firm, and ships well. The tree and buds are extremely hardy.
FA 42 cv.
U.S. Plant Patent No. 14439
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