Processing Peaches

Processing Peaches

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  1. Popular Processing Peach Varieties

  2. Andross

    Ripens early–August 7
    High producing variety. Excellent canning peach. Characterized by good size and color. Ripens quite evenly. The tree is medium size and semi-upright.
  3. Bowen

    Ripens early–August 4
    Produces fruit of good size, weak color. The tree is large and spreading, similar to Loadel.
  4. Carson

    Ripens extra early–July 25
    Excellent color, good firmness and size. Somewhat uniform ripening. The tree is medium size with a willowy, upright growth habit.
  5. Ceres Carson

    Ripens around July 12
    A tree with a vigorous growth habit. Fruit tends to be lighter than Loadel, but with better size and production. The fruit cans well and holds very well in cold storage.
  6. Dr. Davis

    Ripens late–about August 16
    A University of California introduction. It has a good size fruit that is firm and the color is excellent. It has very good cold storage capability.
  7. Goodwin (PP#13,911)

    Ripens late July
    A great canning variety offers uniform yellow/gold flesh color without red staining. The tree is vigorous and upright with a spreading growth habit.
    These varieties are sold under license from the Regents of the University of California.
    Propagation without a written license is prohibited.
  8. Haig Arakelian

    Ripens extra early–July 24
    Exhibits good size, flavor and color. The tree is vigorous and medium to large in size with shape similar to Loadel.
  9. Halford

    Ripens late–‚August 25
    Old standby with consistent heavy production. Very good canning peach, ripens uniformly, fruit is large and firm. The tree is vigorous and large, semi-upright to spreading. Strong limb structure.
  10. Kingsburg Cling (PP# 11,739)

    Ripens about August 2
    The tree has an excellent quality fruit with a great shape and firmness and a consistent crop. Fruit has an exceptional canning quality and the tree has a vigorous growth habit.
  11. Late Ross (PP#11,208)

    Ripens about August 15
    A relatively new variety that was discovered as a bud mutation of Ross. The tree exhibits many of the same qualities of the parent tree, with good-shaped fruit as well as firmness and good color. Harvest is about 5 days later than Ross.
    These varieties are sold under license from the Regents of the University of California.
    Propagation without a written license is prohibited.
  12. Lilleland (PP #13,028)

    Ripens August 25
    Attractive, nearly symmetrical fruit with bright yellow flesh. The fruit ripens at approximately the same time as that of the Halford. The flowers are large and showy and the growth habit is spreading to upright-spreading.
    These varieties are sold under license from the Regents of the University of California.
    Propagation without a written license is prohibited.
  13. Loadel

    Ripens extra early—July 20
    High quality canning peach. Firm, excellent color, exhibits uniform ripening. The tree is large, vigorous and spreading.
  14. Monaco

    Ripens late—August 22
    Good color, firmness and size. Consistent producer. The tree is large, semi-upright to spreading.
  15. Ross

    Ripens late—August 17
    Introduced in 1982 by the University of California. Appears to be a high quality canning peach, displays good color, flavor and firmness. Tree is vigorous with a spreading growth habit.
  16. Starn

    Ripens extra late—August 28
    Dependable, consistent heavy producer. Very good canning peach. Fruit is large with good color and firmness. Uniform ripening, the tree is vigorous, large, semi-upright to spreading.

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Ripening dates shown are approximate for Fresno and will vary with season and location.

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