The Suncrest Peach - Prunus persica

Mature Height
Standard: 15 - 20 feet
Soil Type
Widely Adaptable
Sun Exposure
Full Sun
Characteristics
Large, firm
Support Required
No
Bloom Period
Early
Will Produce
3 - 5 years
Pollinator Required
No
Harvest Period
July
Root Stock
Standard: Lovell
Zones
5-8

 
The Suncrest Peach is Large, very firm, fine-flavored, with yellow freestone.

The Suncrest Peach has a bright red skin over yellow. The red skin is about 80% red with the yellow background. The flesh is yellow and exceptionally firm with good texture and flavor. The tree is vigorous, self-fruitful, and a consistent producer.

Its blossoms are frost hardy, and it has a hardiness record that was tested in Eastern sites.
 

The Suncrest Peach is a good shipper that proves to be a good commercial market peach. It is ready to harvest at the end of July in central California and requires 700 hours of chilling.

The Suncrest Peach originated in Fresno, California and was introduced in 1959.


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