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Yellow Melting Flesh Peach Variety
Bill Shane, Tree Fruit Specialist
Michigan State University
January 10, 2009

* Note: these are not necessarily recommended varieties--the purpose is to indicate best-guess harvest season for Michigan climate

Older peach varieties

Newer varieties with significant production

Newest peach varieties

Harbinger -33*

PF-1 -30

Queencrest -30

Harrow Diamond -25

PF-5B -25

Earlystar -18 ^
PF Early 8 Ball -17^^
PF-5D Big -14 ^^

Garnet Beauty -10
Early Red Haven -10

PF-7 -10
Summer Serenade -10
Rising Star -8

Brightstar -12 ^
PF-7A Freestone -10 ^^
PF 8 Ball -10 ^^
Glenglo -7
PF 9A-007 -7 ^^

Red Haven 0
Reliance 0
Vivid 2
Bellaire 3
PF-12A 3
John Boy 3

Blazing Star 2
Starfire 3
Redstar 3
PF 12B 4
PF 14 New Jersey 4

PF 11 0 ^^
PF Lucky 12 4 ^^
PF Lucky 13 6 ^

Glohaven 8
Canadian Harmony 10
Loring 12
Suncrest 12

PF 15A 8
Bounty 10
PF 17 12
Coralstar 12
PF 20-007 16
Allstar 18

John Boy II 8 ^
Gloria 13 ^^ LA
PF 19-007 16 ^^
Mecina 17 ^^
Beaumont 18 ^

Cresthaven 24
Redskin 26

PF 24-007 18
PF 23 20
Glowingstar 24
PF 25 26

PF 22-007 20 ^^
PF Lucky 24B 24 ^
PF 24C Cold Hardy 24^^

Madison 28
Harcrest 28
Fayette 28
Encore 31

PF 27A 30 ^
Laurol 41

PF 28-007 32 ^^
PF 35-007 35 ^^
Autumn Star 37 ^^
Victoria 38 ^^
PF 36-007 40 ^^
PF Big George 56^^

* = estimated harvest days before (-) or after Red Haven. ^ = little experience, ^^ = very little experience to date. Cooler year will delay harvest dates, LA = low acid type