|The Loring Peach, prunus persica 'Loring', is
a very attractive, large yellow peach with a hint on red blush.
It has very firm, melting yellow flesh with
excellent flavor. It is freestone and ripens in mid-season about
midway between Redhaven and Elberta.
The Loring Peach has gained a good reputation
as one of the better eating peaches. The peach tree is admired
as much for its beauty and fragrant blossoms as it is for its
The Loring Peach peach blossoms appear late
winter and early spring along grey branches, before leaves
emerge. It is an extremely vigorous tree and requires fertile,
well drained soils.
At 3 or 4 years of age it begins to bear large
crops and reach peak productivity at 8 to 12 years. Peaches need
clear, hot weather during their growing season and require
well-drained soil as well as a regular fertilizing program.
This superb, taste test winner; requires
little or no thinning; excellent for the home orchard.