- Fruit & Nut Tree Varieties
Risingstar® (USPP #10,545)
This peach gives growers a beautiful, high quality peach for the early season. Fruit is 80% bright orange-red, with a slight stripe, firm and averages 2 1/2" and larger. The flesh is firm and melting with a pleasing sugar-acid ratio. Risingstar® is non-browning and semi-freestone. This excellent cropper has very few split pits and matures between Garnet Beauty and Redhaven. It will require diligent thinning most years because of its very hardy buds and blossoms. The tree is of medium vigor, hardy and productive with good resistance to bacterial spot and peach canker. Risingstar® is very uniform in size and coloring and matures in two or three pickings.
Redstar® (USPP #10,546)
Ripens with Redhaven and is a large, round, very beautiful peach with 80% rich red color over a subtle striped background. The flesh is medium yellow with wonderful flavor. The 2 3/4" - 3" fruits are firm for shipping and have a slight attachment to the pit with very few split pits. The tree is spreading and very hardy with good resistance to canker and bacterial spot.
Blazingstar® (USPP #10,555)
A round, very firm fleshed peach that ripens at the end of the Redhaven season. It is 90% solid blazing red with delicious, non-browning, yellow flesh. The fruit is freestone, sizes well with a small pit, picks dry without tearing and has good shipping qualities. The Blazingstar® tree is hardy, upright, spreading and strong with an excellent cropping history. This new extension to Redhaven season is resistant to bacterial spot and has great bud hardiness, assuring annual cropping.
Heavy annual cropper that provides high tonnage per acre with several pickings. It has large, 2 ¾", solid bright orangish-red fruit that ripens 5 days after Redhaven. The flesh is clear yellow with some red around the small pit. Starfire has great shipping qualities and firmness. It is a very consistent cropper. The tree is strong, spreading and very hardy with excellent resistance to bacterial spot and canker. This variety is a real star.
Glowingstar® (USPP #10,556)
Matures in early Cresthaven season. It is a large uniform ripening peach that is 70% bright red with a yellow background. The fruit is firm, yellow and non-browning, with excellent shipping qualities and it stores well in the cooler. Glowingstar® is completely freestone and hangs well on the tree even when it is completely ripe. The tree is strong, vigorous and resistant to bacterial spot.
Blushingstar® – (USPP#10554)
An incredible new high-quality white peach that ships and stores very well. It colors about 80% deep pinkish-red with a white ground color and averages 2 3/4 ". It has the unique wonderful distinctive flavor of a white peach plus a penetrating, pleasing aroma. The flesh is white, tinged with pink and does not brown when cut. Blushingstar is completely freestone and ripens with Cresthaven. It sets very heavy crops and early, diligent thinning is a must. The tree is consistently heavy producing, very hardy and open growing with good resistance to bacterial spot.
Allstar ® (USPP #10,549)
Matures between Loring and Cresthaven with a 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 ® has a medium-size, stocky tree with a spurring character. The fruit and the tree are very resistant to bacterial spot.
Coralstar® (USPP 10,547)
A large, beautiful, freestone peach with 80% coral red fruit that matures with Loring. The flesh is firm and clear with wonderful flavor. Coralstar® holds well on the tree and in the cooler and does not brown when cut. Its size and quality make it a star for local sale or shipping. It ripens with multiple pickings over a long period and will produce heavy tonnage per acre. The tree is hardy and resistant to bacterial spot.
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