Blackboy

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Maturity Disclaimer

McGrath Nurseries Ltd have used their best endeavours to ensure this chart is accurate, however, it should be used as a guide only.

We do not accept any responsibility for harm, loss or damage caused or resulting from your use or reliance on any of the information contained in this chart in the event that any of that information is inaccurate or incomplete. Maturity information on some new varieties has been based totally on overseas data, not local experience and therefore may not be accurate.

We recommend that you obtain independent advice before you make any decisions in reliance on this chart and rely on your own inquiries in relation to any district performance relative to the standard timings indicated.

NewZealand-Haistings

Maturity based on Hastings

The Maturity Chart is a general guide for each variety of Peach. The dates are based on Commercial Harvesting dates in Hastings. If you are planting in a different district, please adjust these dates as below: 

  • Alexandra, Central Otago +21 days
  • Marlborough +3-4 days
  • Havelock +2 days
  • Twyford -7 days
  • BOP/Waikato +2-5 days
NOTE: We recommend that you obtain independent advice before you make any decisions in reliance on this chart... See our Maturity Disclaimer


icon-peach Blackboy

Description:

Blackboy is a collective name for around six varieties of red fleshed peaches which were imported predominantly from France in the early 20th Century.  McGrath Nurseries Ltd has selected carefully from the highest cropping trees with the highest fruit quality.  Our selection is 50% -100% more productive than other Blackboy varieties.
  Origin: France
  Parentage: Unknown
  Synonym/Breeder Ref#: None

 

Protection & Royalties:

NR No Royalties

 
 
 
 
 

Fruit

External

  Maturity: February 14 to 24 based on Commercial Harvesting dates in Hastings
  Fruit Size: Medium
  Fruit Shape:

Rounded

  Skin Colour: Dark red

Internal

  Flesh Colour: Dark red
  Flesh Texture:

Melting 

  Flavour:

Distinctive; Acidic

  Stone:

Freestone and small to medium in size

Tree

  Cropping: Heavy and regular
  Blossom: Pink; showy
  Pollination: Self Fertile; mid-season flowering          
  Vigour: Medium
  Tree Habit/Form: Open spreading

Notes

 

Blackboy peaches are susceptible to silver leaf disease.  

 

 

Shapes of Peach Key

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Oblong
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Ovate
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Rounded
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Slightly
Flat
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Asymmetric
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Symmetric
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Platycarpic
 
 
 

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McGrath Nurseries Ltd
Specialist Fruit Tree Nurserymen and Intellectual Property Managers

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SH 1, Cambridge,
New Zealand

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