Peach Trees

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Please phone us on 023 230 0694 or email us on [email protected] to make sure if we have sufficient stock of a certain fruit tree/s that you need.

Peach Bonnigold Desert

bonniegold-desert-peach Origin: RSA, bred by Roodeplaat. Released in 1991.
Suitable for local market.
FRUIT
Harvest date: late November
Mass: 130g
Shape: round
Skin colour: yellow
Flesh colour: yellow
Taste: fair
Texture: non-melting
Stone: cling
Storage ability: moderate to good
TREE
Chilling requirement: low
Vigour: strong
Growth habit: semi-upright
Full bloom date: late August
Production: good

Peach Elberta Desert

Peach-Elberta-Sqr Origin: USA, selected from seedlings of Chinese origin. Released in the early 19th century.
Good for drying quality. Excellent eating quality. Suitable for local market.
FRUIT
Harvest date: late January
Mass: 160g
Shape: ovate with prominent suture
Skin colour: yellow with red blush
Flesh colour: yellow with red in stone cavity
Taste: very good
Texture: melting and coarse
Stone: free
Storage ability: poor
TREE
Chilling requirement: high
Vigour: poor
Growth habit: upright
Full bloom date: late September
Production: good

Peach Fairtime

fairtime Origin: USA. Released in 1968.
Strong tendency towards woolliness. Suitable for local market.
FRUIT
Harvest date: early March
Mass: 160g
Shape: ovate with point
Skin colour: yellow with red blush, like Elberta
Flesh colour: yellow with red in stone cavity
Taste: good
Texture: soft, coarse and melting
Stone: free
Storage ability: moderately good for 2 weeks at -0.5°C
TREE
Chilling requirement: high
Vigour: medium
Growth habit: upright
Full bloom date: late September
Production: good

Peach Fantasy Cling

fantasy-peach Origin: ARC INFRUITEC – Nietvoorbij. Released in May 2004.
Good canning quality, fill gap between Neethling and Kakamas. Blossom early in Spring, beware of frost in low lying areas. SA License granted to SAPO.
FRUIT
Harvest date: third week in January
Mass: 150g
Shape: round
Skin colour: yellow
Flesh colour: yellow
Taste: good
Texture: fine
Stone: cling
TREE
Chilling requirement: medium to low
Vigour: moderate
Growth habit: semi-upright
Full bloom date: 1st week in August
Production: moderate – good

Peach Goudmyn Cling 

goudmyn-peach Origin: RSA, open-pollinated seed of 68-174 (Oom Sarel x 344). Released in 1989.
Strong tendency towards woolliness. Suitable for local market.
FRUIT
Harvest date: early January
Mass: 160g
Shape: round
Skin colour: yellow
Flesh colour: yellow
Taste: fair
Texture: non-melting
Stone: cling
Storage ability: moderate
TREE
Chilling requirement: low
Vigour: strong
Growth habit: semi-upright
Full bloom date: early August
Production: good

Peach Kakamas Cling

Kakamas_web_1024x1024 Origin: RSA, originated as a chance seedling of St. Helena peach. Released in 1938.
Good canning quality but stone residues are a problem.
FRUIT
Harvest date: middle February
Mass: 140g
Shape: round to ovate with point
Skin colour: yellow
Flesh colour: yellow
Taste: moderate
Texture: non-melting, fine and firm
Stone: cling
Storage ability: good for 2 weeks at -0.5°C
TREE
Chilling requirement: medium
Vigour: strong
Growth habit: spreading
Full bloom date: middle September
Production: good

Peach Keisie Cling 

keisie-peach Origin: RSA, bred by ARC-INFRUITEC. Open-polinated seed of 2-12-23 (Selection 41-21 x 51-30). Released in 1992.
Good fruit size and canning quality.
FRUIT
Harvest date: early January
Mass: 180g
Shape: round
Skin colour: yellow
Flesh colour: yellow
Taste: fair
Texture: non-melting
Stone: cling
Storage ability: moderate
TREE
Chilling requirement: low to medium
Vigour: strong
Growth habit: semi-upright
Full bloom date: late August
Production: good

Peach Novadonna

Nova_Donna Origin: RSA, bred at Roodeplaat. Released in 1990.
Suitable for local market.
FRUIT
Harvest date: late November
Mass: 145g
Shape: round
Skin colour: yellow with red blush
Flesh colour: yellow
Taste: good
Texture: non-melting
Stone: cling
Storage ability: moderate
TREE
Chilling requirement: medium to low
Vigour: strong
Growth habit: semi-upright
Full bloom date: early September
Production: fair

Peach Oom Sarel Cling

Peach_Oom_Sarel_grande Origin: RSA, bred by ARC-INFRUITEC (Kakamas x Early Down). Released in 1961.
Good canning quality.
FRUIT
Harvest date: middle December
Mass: 125g
Shape: round
Skin colour: yellow
Flesh colour: yellow
Taste: good
Texture: non-melting, fine and firm
Stone: cling
Storage ability: good for 2 weeks at -0.5°C
TREE
Chilling requirement: low
Vigour: strong
Growth habit: spreading
Full bloom date: late August
Production: good

Peach Sandvliet Cling

sandvliet-peach Origin: RSA, open-polinated seed of 68-174 (Oom Sarel x 344). Released in 1991.
Good canning quality.
FRUIT
Harvest date: early January
Mass: 160g
Shape: round
Skin colour: yellow
Flesh colour: yellow
Taste: fair
Texture: non-melting
Stone: cling
Storage ability: moderate
TREE
Chilling requirement: low
Vigour: strong
Growth habit: semi-upright
Full bloom date: early August
Production: good

Peach Summer Sun 

summer-sun-peach Origin: RSA, bred by ARC-INFRUITEC. Released in 1995.
Released mainly for the Transvaal but also performs well in the Western Cape.
FRUIT
Harvest date: late November
Mass: 130g
Shape: round
Skin colour: yellow
Flesh colour: yellow
Taste: good
Texture: non-melting, fine and firm
Stone: cling
Storage ability: good for 4 weeks at -0.5°C
TREE
Chilling requirement: low
Vigour: strong
Growth habit: semi-upright to spreading
Full bloom date: late August
Production: good

Peach Suncrest Desert

suncrest-peach Origin: USA, (Alamar x Gold Dust). Released in 1959.
Good drying quality. Moderate shelf life
FRUIT
Harvest date: early January
Mass: 150g
Shape: ovate
Skin colour: dark red blush on yellow ground colour
Flesh colour: yellow with red in stone cavity
Taste: good
Texture: coarse and melting
Stone: free
Storage ability: good for 2 weeks at -0.5°C
TREE
Chilling requirement: medium
Vigour: medium
Growth habit: semi-upright
Full bloom date: early October
Production: good

Peach Sunsweet Desert

sunsweet-peach Origin: RSA. Originated from open-pollinated progeny of Selection 2-12-23. Released in 1991.
Good drying quality.
FRUIT
Harvest date: early January
Mass: 170g
Shape: round to ovate
Skin colour: yellow
Flesh colour: yellow
Taste: moderate
Texture: melting, mealy
Stone: free
Storage ability: poor
TREE
Chilling requirement: low to medium
Vigour: moderate
Growth habit: semi-upright to spreading
Full bloom date: late August
Production: good

Peach Transvalia Desert 

transvalia Origin: RSA, selected by ARC-INFRUITEC from progeny of open-polinated selection of RP-745. Released in 1987.
Recommended for summer rainfall area, sometimes malformed in the Western Cape.
FRUIT
Harvest date: middle November
Mass: 150g
Shape: round-oblong
Skin colour: red blush on yellow ground colour
Flesh colour: yellow to orange
Taste: good
Texture: non-melting, fine and firm
Stone: cling
Storage ability: moderate for 3 weeks at -0.5°C
TREE
Chilling requirement: low
Vigour: medium
Growth habit: semi-upright
Full bloom date: middle August
Production: moderate

Peach Western Cling 

western-cling-peach Origin: RSA, bred by ARC-INFRUITEC (Catherina x Jonker). Released in 1994.
Suitable for local market and export.
FRUIT
Harvest date: early December
Mass: 130g; 68mm
Shape: round
Skin colour: yellow
Flesh colour: yellow
Taste: fair
Texture: non-melting
Stone: cling
Storage ability: moderate to good
TREE
Chilling requirement: low
Vigour: strong
Growth habit: semi-upright
Full bloom date: late August
Production: good

Peach Western Sun 

western-sun-peach Origin: RSA, bred by ARC-INFRUITEC (SN 54-31 x RP 73-622).
Good canning quality and also suitable for the fresh and drying market.
FRUIT
Harvest date: early to middle January
Mass: 162g
Shape: round
Skin colour: yellow
Flesh colour: yellow
Taste: good
Texture: non-melting, fine and firm
Stone: cling
Storage ability: good for 4 weeks at -0.5°C and 1 week at 10°C
TREE
Chilling requirement: medium to low
Vigour: moderate to strong
Growth habit: semi-upright to spreading
Full bloom date: middle August
Production: good

Peach Witzenberg Desert 

witzenberg-desert-peach Origin: RSA, owned by ARC/Culdevco. Released in 1999.
Used for drying.
FRUIT
Harvest date: week 4
Mass: 200g
Shape: round
Skin colour: yellow
Flesh colour: yellow
Texture: melting
Stone: free
Storage ability: poor
TREE
Chilling requirement: medium to low
Vigour: 
strong
Growth habit: spreading
Full bloom date: week 35
Production: reasonable

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